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Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

Many of you are familiar with my Advent calendar. We use it to count down to Christmas. The kids love it since it promotes family time and they get to do a different activity every day. You can read about it here. I was on […]

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

I love kale. There, I said it. I know its the in thing to eat but I truly love kale. On a recent trip to Farm Boy, my good friend Tanya and I found kale. 4 bunches for $5. Both of us thought it was […]

Slow cooker Applesauce

Slow cooker Applesauce

One of my favorite things to make in the fall is applesauce. The only problem is having to peel, core, and slice all those apples. A few years back I discovered an apple wedger and my applesauce making days changed forever. It is much faster […]

#1 Dad!

#1 Dad!

Father’s day is on Sunday. If you gave littles ones at home and are looking for an easy craft to do why not try making a trophy celebrating your #1 Dad! I found these sturdy cups at the dollar store. Then have the kids paint them […]

Star Wars Day Celebration

Star Wars Day Celebration

Those of you that know my family, know just how much my kids love Star Wars. They play Star Wars on the Wii, they have lightsaber duels, we’ve been to Star Wars Identities, Legoland in Toronto and have celebrated MANY Star Wars themed birthday parties. […]

Summer Hosting

Summer Hosting

Summer weather brings out some kind of laziness around it. Gone are the days of cooking in the kitchen since it seems to overheat the house, especially on humid days. I find we definitely fire up the Barbecue more often and we tend to eat […]

Teachers Gifts

Teachers Gifts

Every year at this time, I’m always scrambling to find ideas for the teachers. There has always been debates as to whether they should get gifts as it is their job, however I always like to give them a little something. This year I had […]

I scream, you scream….

I scream, you scream….

We all scream for ice cream! Last year I gifted myself an ice cream maker for my birthday. I figured we would be able to have homemade ice cream for dessert fairly regularly. So following the instructions, I placed my bowl in the freezer for […]

My addiction to Peanut Butter

My addiction to Peanut Butter

Since I was a child, I’ve loved Peanut Butter, the crunchy kind. Love it On warm toast, on bagels, in cookies, mixed with chocolate, it didn’t matter. Funny thing is, I was never a fan of PB & J sandwiches, so my brother and I […]

‘Tis The Season…

‘Tis The Season…

Is it me or has this year gone by extremely quickly? Christmas is just over 4 weeks away and I shudder at the thought. I will admit though that I’ve been pretty organized this year. I only have immediate family gifts to buy. All gifts […]