Deviled Eggs with a Twist


Normally Easter is filled with mountains of traditional Easter recipes and the laughter of our family members surrounding our table. This year will be celebrated with one less. If you've been following along, you will know that my grandmother passed … [Read more...]

Herb and Garlic Cheese Roll Loaf #MemorableMelts


  Growing up in a household with two shift working parents often meant dinner time was spent rushing to get food on the table. Grocery lists were made with the easy meals in mind that included fast versions of our most memorable classic recipes. … [Read more...]

Egg and Avocado Salad Rolls


  March was nutrition month which is a great reminder for all to eat better and make healthier choices. Once I started having children I made a choice to feed my family healthy foods but nearing 40, a healthier lifestyle is more in the forefront. … [Read more...]

Mi Alpaca Su Alpaca, New Farm Additions


    We've been busy little beavers on the farm recently. The farm keeps us busy on most days; recently we added two new Alpacas to the farm, Muffin and Piper. No, we didn't pick the names but they are suiting … [Read more...]

Family Meals Made Easy With #KraftCheesefest


This post is part of the and Kraft Cheesefest #KraftCheesefest sponsored program.   From the moment I wake up groggy from the numerous wake-up calls of my littlest one, I hit the ground running. My day doesn't slow down … [Read more...]

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Chicken Alfredo Pasta

I could eat pasta every day of the week and if I didn't have to worry about a waist-line, I would. As it is we likely eat pasta too often but it's one meal I can be sure my kids will eat every last morsel. This Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo is the most … [Read more...]

Spinach Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells

Spinach Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells

Pasta and me are BFF's. I really don't think I could go without carbs; I love pasta and bread far too much. Fresh croissants with pasta, even better. Hubs on the other hand is not much of a pasta fan; he's a meat and potato and other worldly cuisine … [Read more...]

Grain Farmers Rally Over Backlog and the Effect on Consumers


  Saskatchewan grain farmers had a record crop last year with 2013 marking the third year in a row for exports from the province so why aren't they celebrating? Grain farmers from across Canada are rallying together over a backlog of bumper … [Read more...]

Chocolate Jam Pecan Bars


I talk about how much I am ready for winter to be over a lot but you can't blame me when I'm stuck at home again because of another blizzard. On cold days I tend to cook; lucky for my family. Today I strapped on my apron to whip up a batch of one of … [Read more...]

Sugared Strawberry Mini Donuts


Strawberries are one of my favourite fruits to eat, especially in desserts. In the summer strawberry ice cream is a nice cool treat, on cool winter mornings oatmeal topped with strawberries or strawberry rhubarb crisp always comes to mind but even … [Read more...]

Last Minute March Break Holiday Planning #CAASafeTravels $100 Giveaway

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We're nearing the end of winter but the cold weather seems to be hanging on. Either that or we're just itching for warmer weather. Personally I'm tired of bundling up the little ones inn layer upon layer of clothes just to get into the vehicle for … [Read more...]

Crockpot Lime Chicken Chili


We've been lucky this winter; we haven't seen a lot of snow, not like last year anyway, but the cold is another story. Most of the winter has been bitter cold, and by bitter I mean -30 degrees Celsius. I'm more than ready for spring. Unfortunately we … [Read more...]

Heart Shaped Eggs for a Sweet Heart


This month is heart health month and as much as I love an adorably festive addition to holiday meals, this post is more about the importance of good heart health than it is about cute Valentine's Day food. As a Burnbrae Farms Brand Ambassador and … [Read more...]

Shirley Temple Recipe

Shirley Temple Recipe

Valentine's Day is next Friday and we're spending it together as a family. There won't be any romantic dinners for two here but I actually prefer spending it with my little ones anyway. I find it much more fun to spend the day creating themed crafts, … [Read more...]

Love Your Heart #TreatYourHeart


My family has a history of heart disease. It's one cause my heart is into 100%, pun intended. Ever since I remember, my dad has been battling high blood pressure. He didn't always take care of his body like he does now. With a little scare, a little … [Read more...]