• Food

    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 came across this recipe last year and it called for chicken thighs.  I haven’t cooked chicken thighs in years because I’ve just always preferred white meat.  But, I have to say, I did (and will continue to) make this with chicken thighs.  It’s delicious!!  My boys love dark meat chicken and this dish is now a recurring meal in our house. The original recipe called for chili powder but I…

  • Family

    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

    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

    “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

    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…

  • Food

    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 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…

  • Food,  Home Decor

    Fresh Herb Container Garden

    Herbs All Year Long This is the first of many years that we didn’t plant a veggie garden.  I had every intention to but then – there was life.  I was kinda ticked with myself  because it’s so convenient to…

  • Family,  Food

    Kids in the Kitchen

    *Scroll to the bottom for Jack’s Pancake Recipe!   I’ll be the first to admit, having your kids help you cook/teaching them how to cook, can be stressful!  You want to let them help so bad, but you also want…

  • Family

    Free and Fun Summer Activities For Kids

    Summer is officially here and the last day of school countdown has now reached single digits!!  It’s time to start thinking of some activities ready for the kids!  Summer camp is always a great option for many children.  There are…

  • Home Decor

    Beautiful Dream Homes

    As a child, I used to dream about what my future Dream Home would look like.  I’d often sit in my room for hours, drawing out “blue prints” of houses that I wanted to build when I grew up and became rich! …