• About Me,  Family

    Easy Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids

    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I though I’d share some cute activities that were always a hit with my boys when they were younger. We’ve never made a big fuss over the day but it was still fun to make heart shaped everything! Every year I tell the boys and my husband to not get me anything.  But, if they do, it’s anything chocolate or handmade that I’m looking for! I think the day is a bit silly, really. I mean – show your family love everyday, right!?! When I was a kid I, my favourite ‘art’ activity was always on this day. I loved it when our…

  • Family,  Food,  Home

    Meal Planning

    Meal planning is a great way to help save on money, time and your sanity.  I’ve been meal planning for years for the simple fact that 1. I love making lists and it gives my family a visual for our…

  • Food

    Festive Drinks and Cocktails

    Festive Holiday Drinks and Cocktails Say ‘Cheers’ with these festive drinks and cocktails this holiday season. If you’re hosting a holiday party, make sure you have a few choices for your guests to choose from. These drinks can also be…

  • 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…

  • Family,  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…

  • Family,  Food

    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…

  • Food

    Mom’s Pumpkin Roll

      It’s still pumpkin season and this sinful dessert will knock your socks off!  It’s elegant looking, it’s simpler than you think to make, and it is SO good! When I was a kid the only pumpkin food that I…

  • 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,…