Crispy Peeps® Nests

This Easter, try out these cute bird nests made out of puffed rice cereal, M&M’s® and Peeps®. Here is the original recipe from the Peeps® website: http://www.marshmallowpeeps.com/cookin-with-peeps/recipe-detail/peeps-crispy-treats-chicks-and-nests .  I made a few tweaks to their recipe.You will need:...more

Chicks to Chickens

Our little fluff ball chickies of less than two months ago are already mini-chickens! 5 days old, name: "chick chick"...more

Biggest surprise for our family was the "pet" aspect - they have so much more personality then I ...more

Meet the Peeps.

It's official. My sanity flew the coop.Six teeny, tiny, fluff-balls of joy joined the craziness of our lives. ...more

So cute! I can't wait to hear how they adjust to their new home :)more

A Whole Lotta Gardening

Life has been full lately. A beautiful, tasty, diverse kind of full. But, so full that some afternoons all I want to do is nap. Curl up on top of my clean bed, babe in arms, and drift off. Not for a long while, just a half hour. Alas, Reality Check: Babe is hardly a babe anymore. He's 1 already. Wah! Babe only takes one short nap a day. One very short nap. And, twenty minute nap usually occurs before the afternoon lethargy hits....more

Hopping Into Spring With A Rice Krispies Challenge

Lemonade Rice Krispies® Chicks in Cocoa Krispies® Nests Recently I was given the opportunity to participate in a challenge hosted by The Motherhood and Kellogg’s™ Rice Krispies™. As Rice Krispies™ are my hubby’s favorite cereal, I jumped at the chance to be a part. I knew he and the littles, would be the perfect crew of taste-testers!...more

Our Chicks are Here!

Chickens were a fleeting dream I had a few years ago....more

That is so exciting! We will be getting some baby chicks in June if everything goes according ...more

From Young Hot Chicks to Mother Hens

This was going to be a ‘fluff’ piece – not that I write fluff pieces you understand – but it was going to be a lighthearted look at how we transition from girlhood to womanhood and leave behind the best of our years for the world of the ‘grown ups’.  If, indeed, one considers girlhood the best of our years. Certainly, the female plumbing worked a little better back then, and meaningful decisions centred around what colour lipstick to wear to get us noticed in Biology class.But then something happened....more