Copycat Bonanza Chicken Monterey

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My first job was as a Bonanza Restaurant drink girl, other than a newspaper route and babysitting. I spent many times after shift enjoying the salad bar and my favourite Chicken Monterey. I remember my job interview, I was so nervous but I landed the … [Read more...]

Canada Vacation Spots

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With summer here and school almost out, it is time to start enjoying family time. For most, this means a vacation! Canada is full of gorgeous landscapes, so it is a natural favourite for most! Here’s your chance to explore some of Canada’s most … [Read more...]

5 Minor Ailments a Pharmacist Can Treat

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Around here the winter months are known for frolicking in the snow, hockey and cold season. I cannot tell you how many Doctor visits we've had since December, not counting the numerous Pharmacy visits we've had. Our local Shoppers Drug Mart has been … [Read more...]

Best Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

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After a few hot days here on the farm, the weather has turned windy and cold with promises of rain. We really need the rain this year but with the cooler damp weather we're inside more and craving comfort food. Baked Ham and Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes … [Read more...]

Saskatoon Berry Pie

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    As a kid we spent a lot of time at the lake. Lazy summer days full of swimming, bonfires and hiking in the hills are my fondest memories of my childhood. Come July we would hike our way to the wild Saskatoon berry trees to … [Read more...]

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

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  This long weekend the family and I seeded our garden. Having freshly grown vegetables and fruit nurtured by your own hard work and sweat has meaning beyond words. It not only gives us the ability to feed our kids quality foods but make … [Read more...]

Campfire Recipes: Egg & Nutella S’mores

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  This weekend marks the first camping weekend where Parks Canada opens up and campers alike swarm to get their tents up and campfires stoked for memories to be made. My family loves to go camping; there hasn't been a summer in many years … [Read more...]

Homemade Granola with Raw Honey

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  Our family eats a lot of granola. It wasn't until recently when a friend of mine helped me make granola in my kitchen that I realized how easy it really was. I love that I can add only the best ingredients to my granola and avoid all the added … [Read more...]

Luxury Family Vacations Moon Palace Resort Mexico

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It's been six years since Hubs and I walked down the aisle. Either we never had the chance to take a honeymoon or we just preferred to take the our blended family along. Whatever the reason, it was more than time to spend a little alone time together … [Read more...]

Costa Rica Ecotourism Family Vacations

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Last week my parents returned from a 5 week holiday to Costa Rica. A place known for beauty, culture and dedication to preserving the natural environment of endangered species. Up until hearing about their plans to travel to Costa Rica I had not … [Read more...]

Tips for Flying with an Infant

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  To fly with your baby or leave him/her with grandparents is a tough question, one that comes down to personal choice and finances. Many parents don't have the option, it's family travel or nothing. For myself, I have travelled with my … [Read more...]

Easter Bookmark Printables

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With Easter right around the corner, you can almost here the hippity hop of the Easter Bunny. In our home, we especially enjoy reading all our Easter books. To help you celebrate Easter and a good read, I have some adorable Free Easter Bookmark … [Read more...]