How was your weekend? We had a fun filled weekend as we celebrated Hubs birthday on Friday and had the chance to participate in the 8th annual TELUS Day Of Giving on Saturday. I jumped at the chance to join the friendly TELUS team at the Toronto Zoo to do some volunteer work and learn more about how TELUS employees "Give Where We Live". All packed and ready to go for a family
Archives for May 2013
If you are travelling around Canada on a budget, staying in a hostel will be a great way to cut down the cost of your accommodation and meet other travellers. You can book the cheapest flights across Canada and explore this vast land even on a small budget. Here are five of the most awesome hostels in Canada from Ocean Island Backpackers Inn on Vancouver Island to the Ottawa
I had the opportunity to attend a unique event hosted by CUTCO a few weeks ago. CUTCO is a cutlery company that specializes in high quality cutlery and cookware that is made in North America. With their Forever Guarantee CUTCO promises that their knives will be the last ones you ever buy! I was interested to learn how these knives differ from ones you find in a retail
It is time for the annual Mastermind Toys Warehouse Sale! Here are the details of the sale: Mastermind Toys Warehouse Sale 2013: Wednesday May 22 8:30am-8pm Thursday May 23 8:30am-8pm Friday May 24 8:30am-8pm Saturday May 25 9am-6pm Sunday May 26 11am-5pm International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON Hall 6 They will accept payment in the forms
There is only one food in our house that everyone absolutely LOVES and we can never seem to make enough of... Bacon! You know you are a bacon loving family when even your 2 year old asks, "Canna have some bacon?". And what is not to love? Perfect on its own, in a sandwich, or baked into waffles (these are SO GOOD) you really can't go wrong. Bacon in Caesar salad, bacon on
The most difficult part of being asked to try out the new Maple Leaf Portions Bacon was deciding which recipe to make. They all looked so good, I have made Bacon Waffles before and they are delicious so I decided to try a pasta dish this time. The Rigatoni All’Arrabbiata looked amazing, but I was worried it might be a little too spicy for Monkey to eat, so here is my
When is the last time you sweat? I mean really sweat? A job interview? A great workout? Hot Yoga? Going to see your in-laws? We all have situations that can make us break out a sweat in no time. My most recent one? Going to traffic court over a ticket I got last Fall. You see I received my very first traffic ticket EVER 2 weeks before Little Bears arrival - disobeying
The May 2-4 long weekend, the unofficial start of summer is finally here!!! We have been blessed with a beautiful weekend in Southern Ontario... the weather is perfect for a BBQ and some fun in the sun. The long weekend also means our calendar starts getting filled up quickly with many different events from bridal showers and summer vacations to getting together with with
So ladies, how was your Mother's Day??? Were you spoiled? Pampered? Get everything you wanted (even if it was just a shower... by yourself!)? What about breakfast in bed? No?!? Me neither. Yes I did get to sleep in, but then we made the ill-fated decision to try to go to our favorite local breakfast place, on Mother's Day. what.were.we.thinking... After ditching that
I am taking part in ABC Friday - a fun photo sharing meme Each week is a new letter theme, starting with A of course, we will work our way through the alphabet. S is for... Splash in the Sun! The first weekend of May was absolutely beautiful. A perfect weekend for getting outside doing some yard work and enjoying the sun, and that is exactly what we did. After being out
I will be the first to admit I was a little skeptical when I first heard about the new flavours of Kraft Peanut Butter. I mean, who messes with peanut butter it is so perfect just all on its own! Smooth, Crunchy, that is all I need. And to mix stuff into your Peanut Butter, how good is that going to taste?!? Telling Hubs about the new flavours he started laughing at me.
We may be out of the playoffs for this year. but these guys will be waiting to cheer them on again in the Fall!