• Family,  Food

    Puppy Chow

    This Puppy Chow is NOT for our 4 legged friends, sorry pups!   Puppy Chow is a nutty, chocolaty, crunchy, messy sinful and SO easy to make treat.  My Grandma Smith made this every year for Christmas when we were kids.  It was a fun and yummy treat all of us Smith grand kids seemed to love.  Grandmas always do make the best things, right!? Now, just a couple of decades later, I’ve introduced it to my boys and it’s already become a new favourite at Christmas time. It’s such a fun treat to put out at/bring to holiday functions.  There usually always seems to be one newbie that looks…

  • Family,  Home,  Home Decor

    Christmas is in the Air

    It’s finally that time of year again, Christmas!!  Every year when November 1st rolls around I find myself thinking back to last Christmas; feeling like it was just weeks ago.     Getting ready for Christmas is usually when I…

  • Home

    *UPDATE (Nov. 13, 2019)* Hey everyone! I just wanted to share that I’m back and ready to share ‘A Lot’ on here with you guys again! I’ve been away from here for longer than I expected due to health reasons;…

  • Family,  Food,  Home

    Christmas Crack

    One of our favourite things my boys and I love to do at Christmas time is making cookies and treats. A few years ago I came across a new (to me) recipe. It was called: ‘Christmas Crack.’  I’m sure you…

  • Food,  Home

    Golden Garlic Chicken Thighs

    Alright guys.  Are you ready for an easy and super satisfying chicken recipe?  I really don’t need to talk this one up because it really sells itself; truly love at first bite.  Garlic, turmeric, chicken thighs….what’s not to love!?  I…

  • Family,  Home

    Ditch the Guilt and Put Yourself First

    Hey guys!  I had planned on sharing a great chicken recipe with you today but that’ll have to wait.  There’s something else I felt like I needed to share.  Something that I’ve felt guilty about doing in the past –…

  • Food,  Home

    Dark Chocolate Black Bean Avocado Brownies

    Alright everyone.  You might as well stock up on black beans and avocados now because once you’ve tasted these brownies, you’re going to be hooked!  At least I hope so!  What’s better than a ‘healthy’ chocolatey brownie?  They’re peanut free,…

  • Family,  Food,  Home

    “L” is for Lunch…Back to School Lunch

    ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year….’ is the song a lot of parents are singing over and over right now as we scramble to get our kids ready for next weeks first day back to school.  For me,…

  • Food,  Home

    Zucchini, Tomatoe and Cheese Boats

    Here’s yet another zucchini recipe from yours truly!  This veggie is just so versatile I can’t help but make meals out of it!  Summer is coming to an end soon though, so stay tuned for all things pumpkin in the…

  • Family,  Food,  Home

    Anytime Nachos

    These ‘Anytime Nachos’ are great to make for any time of the week – not just for Sunday night football….orr Saturday Leafs games.  The first time I’d ever made this was just last summer.  We were hanging out with my friend…

  • Home,  Home Decor

    Finishing Touches

    Whether you are going through a renovation or simply just redecorating a space in your home; it’s important to keep the little finishing touches in mind. Finishing touches are the final pieces you’ll add to your space that complete your…