Easiest Chocolate Chip Cookies You Will Ever Make – Chocolate Chip Cake Cookies

Easiest Chocolate Chip Cookies You Will Ever Make

  I love to bake with my kids. I also think it is a great family activity. They get introduced to math concepts (we need to pour one cup etc.) as well as practice their hand-eye coordination. I do not always have time, however, to bake cookies from scratch. In order to whip out chocolate chip cookies in a flash I use my easiest Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe.  Instead of

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Make Reading Easy and Fun All Summer Long

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  During the summer, it can be so easy for the kids to fall out of their regular reading routine.   You are busy with BBQ, day trips, summer camp and vacation.  Spending time outside enjoying the nice weather while we have it is a top priority.  However you can bring the fun of reading with you wherever you go this summer.  Kobo wants to arm families with everything

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5 Ways To Spend Time Outdoors This Summer

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  Summer is here and it is time to get outside and embrace the warm weather while we have it.  We know all too well just how quickly the snow will be here again.  But there is more to summer then just backyard BBQs, although those are pretty delicious too.  Looking for fun ways to spend time outdoors? Here are some great ideas for kids and adults, too! You can

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How To Have A Healthy And Happy Summer

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  Summer has arrived which means things are about to get crazy! Kids are home from school, vacations are planned and it’s time to get out and enjoy the sunshine. If you are anything like me you have your summer all booked up. On my days off I want to be sure I am outside and enjoying the sunshine. With all of the craziness, it can be hard to find the time to take care

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Memories of date night at SUBWAY® Restaurants

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  There are certain brands that hold a special place in my heart for sentimental reasons. One of those companies is SUBWAY® Restaurants. It all goes back to when Hubs and I were dating. You see, we started dating back in high school, so many of our dates involved going to SUBWAY®. That's why I was excited to work with SUBWAY® on a sponsored post to share the news of

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10 Things To Do In Niagara Falls When It Is Raining

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  Many people think of Niagara Falls as a great place to visit in the sunny weather, but there is a lot to do in the rain too! I mean after all, if you are going down by the Falls themselves, you are getting a little wet anyway!  But what if it is a really rainy day? Well there are still a lot of things to do that are fun and will keep you out of the weather. Here are

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5 Ways to Sneak Learning Into Summer With Your Little Car Lover

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  As a Mom with boys, we have a large supply of cars and vehicle toys of all shapes and sizes. And whenever I suggest playing with their toy cars they come running! This is a sure fire way to keep them engaged and interacting with whatever I suggest.  Cars are fun. Cars with Mom? Awesome. When we are playing I sometimes let them lead, and then sometimes do some play

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The Best Almond Roca Recipe

The Best Almond Roca Recipe

Almond Roca is a deliciously crunchy chocolate and caramel dessert. It is made in large sheets and you cut down it down into bars. With a layer of chocolate on top, it looks like a traditional bar dessert. The hardened candy sugar layer it keeps really well and will not melt as easily as other chocolate desserts. It is perfect to bring to potlucks or given as gifts for

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First Nations Inspired Cuisine Hits The Streets Of Toronto with #YouAreWelcome Food Truck #TO2015

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  Last week Monkey, Baby Roo and I headed out on an adventure to Toronto for the day.  I was not 100% sure where our adventure would take us, but knew a stop at the YouAreWelcome Food Truck was a must.  The YouAreWelcome Food Truck is visiting Toronto during the Pan Am games and serving up some delicious samples of authentic Ojibway cuisine.  The Mississaugas of the New

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Toronto #EskaQuest Is Back – Time To Get Hunting!

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  During the summer, I think we are all looking for fun, excitement and to spend time outside. Well what if there was a way to do all of that, and get passes to fun places and other awesome prizes? ESKA Water is holding it's 2nd annual EskaQuest in Toronto from June 22-July 31st, with new prizes each week! Some of the awesome prizes include: - Passes to The

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