Say Goodbye to Clutter with Rubbermaid Easy Find Lids

There are a few things that I’m known for. I always make too much food. I’m always forcing whoever is over to bring leftovers home with them because, well, see number one ....more

Easy Whipped Shortbread Cookies

Ok, I’m going to try to stay on top of things this year and actually post my Christmas cookie recipes as I make them. These are a family favourite recipe. My Nana has made them my whole life, and they are one of a chosen few cookies that it just wouldn’t be Christmas without ....more

Camp & Cabin Cozy Contest – Free Pj’s & $100 VISA Giftcard

You know that feeling you get when you see a baby walking around in a fleece onesie pajama – envy. Because they just look so warm and comfortable, no need for a blanket, or slippers, or an extra sweater while walking around the house in the middle of winter when the wind is blowing and it’s snowing outside. I do, because I have it every year ....more

Crisp & Gooey Turtle Brownies

My friend Katie over at The Perfect Brownie is on a hunt for just that. She has them broken down by type, texture, taste, you name it, all in the search to find everyone’s version of the perfect brownie. A couple of weeks ago she asked if I’d like to do a guest post for her with my favourite brownie, and so, here we are ....more

The slow drain of all my wits – AKA 22 days to go until Christmas

I figured today would be a good day to start-up: I’ve been needing somewhere to vent, let off a little steam, and pretend that it would be ok to sit and have a margarita in the middle of the day (I’m not, don’t run to CPS just yet, I’m sitting with a bottle of water while the girls nap, but I’m PRETENDING that it’s a margarita). I have a wonderful imagination. I’m also 37 pounds lighter, 2 inches shorter, and my breasts sit solidly up on my chest without a bra ....more

Making School Lunches Fun with Rubbermaid lunch BLOX

I was on a mission this year when Oliver started school to have him actually eat his lunches. Last year (jr kindergarten), more often than not his lunch came home mostly untouched. This year I wanted to change that, so I started asking Oliver what theme he wanted for lunch ....more

Ultimate Frosted Banana Bars

I make a lot of banana muffins in this house. Everyone loves them for breakfast, or a snack, but every once in a while I want something a little different (meaning, with frosting). On those days I turn to banana bars ....more

Cinna-clone Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Ok, here it is, my go-to, can’t be beat, ultimate cream cheese whipped frosting. I put this on everything now – banana bars (pictured below), carrot cake, muffins, cinnamon buns, etc. If you’ve ever had cinnabun, this is a dead ringer for their frosting (super light and fluffy) ....more

Roaming Reindeer – A Christmas Tradition With Heart

Just before we left for vacation a few weeks ago a big brown box appeared at our door. I brought it in with the kids, opened it up, and we sat down to read the story of Gus and Sam. Roaming Reindeer is a new Christmas activity (story with stuffed animals) that was written by Angela Meju ....more

Salted Caramel Macaroons

I’m not sure what to say, other than this: I hope that the last thing I ever taste is a salted caramel macaroon. These are, hands down, my absolute favourite thing to eat. The are the perfect blend of sweet and salty, the filling is the creamiest buttercream you’re going to find, and the meringues are perfectly light and crisp ....more