As much as I love the warmth of summer, I do appreciate a lovely fall. It's a lot of fun to be festive with decorations and food! I'm a big fan of seasonal baking and fall is one of my favourites...did someone say pumpkin spice?? With fall officially here I thought I'd share a collection of some of the best fall dessert recipes I've come across. Let's get
It's that time of year again! September has arrived which means that school is in full swing (at least here in Canada). I am always reminded of the hilarious commercial Staples released several years ago where the father is joyously sailing through the store with his two very unimpressed children in tow. I found it funny when I didn't have kids, and even more so now. If you
I remember getting dressed up for church on Sundays and having delicious “Sunday Dinner” at your house surrounded by laughter and love. I remember going on day trips to explore a new city, going out for lunch or heading to the Mary Maxim store to pick out a needle point pattern. When you taught me how to sew or bake a new recipe. I remember traveling across
While it's still nice and warm in Ontario right now the nights are getting chillier and the days are getting shorter. For our family that means switching over to our fall/winter menu. We focus on a lot of hardy warm meals for these seasons such as soups, chili and pasta dishes. A combination that comes up a lot for us is corn and sausage (I add both to our chili recipe).
Flaky pie crust is the key to a delicious pie! However to achieve such a thing is very strongly debated! Egg or no egg? Butter, lard or shortening? Depending on who you talk to you will hear lots of differences in opinions. But today I am going to share a tried, tested and truly delicious homemade pie crust recipe, that goes perfectly with every type of pie. I have received
If you are looking for a creative Baby Shower Food Ideas then this DIY Baby Carriage Fruit Bowl is for you! This tasty creation makes a stunning centerpiece to a baby shower food table, and offers guests a wide variety of healthy snack options to enjoy while at the shower. The Baby Carriage Fruit Bowl can be easily tailored to include the mom-to-be's favourite fruits and
No one ever tells you when you become a parent all of the other worries that come along with having a child. Before having kids, you think about how your life is going to change in terms of how much sleep you are going to be missing out on. And things like what room will become the baby's room, maybe needing to get a new car that fits a car seat comfortably, and heck
Summer may feel like its coming to a close, but looking at the forecast, I think we're in for a little extra. We have been lucky here in Ontario, Canada this year with hot sunny days. My girls and I have spent a lot of time outside playing in the backyard this year and we've had a lot of fun doing it, all you really need is a bucket of water and a sponge! Water activities
Bridal showers are a fun time to get friends and family together to celebrate a happy occasion. Not only do you usually get to see people you don't normally see, but you also have a chance to spoil the bride to be. However, hosting a bridal shower can be a lot of work as well. Here are some simple and easy ideas for a Rustic Country Themed Bridal Shower that wont
Summer may be drawing to a close, but it is not over yet! I still have a few BBQs lined up to celebrate those last warm summer days before we are back to coats, hats and mitts. When we have get togethers with friends everyone pitches in so that it is not all on the host to provide all the food. And with my love affair with chocolate I often offer to bring a dessert. Now
“Mom can I play hockey?” “Mom I want to try baseball.” “Mom lets go swimming.” ”Mom I want to learn to play guitar.” These are all requests that I have received from my oldest in a single day! When talking about having kids people worry about saving for university or college, but really it is the extracurricular activities that can take a big bite out of your bank account.
Shopping online has become essential for me. With 3 young kids getting out to the store can be an..... adventure... Just this week I was out with Roo who a major melt down in the parking lot with full on rolling on the pavement and everything. Fun times I tell you, fun times. Online shopping just makes things easier. My favourite way to pay for online purchases is with