This may surprise you, but salads are not just for summer. Now is the time to take advantage of fresh fall harvests by adding your favourite fall foods to a salad. Not to mention, it’s a tasty way to add more fruits and veggies to your day.Read More
Did you know that September 19th is National Butterscotch Pudding Day? Yep! How great does that sound?! And in honour of that, I’m sharing my family’s favourite way to enjoy butterscotch pudding: in an apple crisp dessert. It’s a perfect fall recipe and just in time for apple season.Read More
Like it or not, summer is coming to an end and the kids are heading back to school. That means countless households are back to a busy schedule. Fortunately, with a little planning, meal preparation, and a few easy recipes under your belt, it doesn’t mean you have to give up healthy eating or spend hours in the kitchen.Read More
Nothing says summer like an old-fashioned tomato sandwich.
I lived for tomato sandwiches when I was younger – it was a lunchtime staple introduced to me by my dad. Fresh, ripe slices of juicy tomato between two slices of soft bread covered with mayo. It was freshness at it’s finest!Read More
Some days are harder than others. Not every day can be a good day. Some days are a real mental struggle. Today is one of those days.Read More
What a weekend! Outside the sun is blazing and the summer humidity is at a stifling high, but fortunately for us, it’s cold and cozy inside: we’re celebrating all things Christmas in July this weekend!
Christmas is my favourite time of the year, and why not enjoy it twice if you can?Read More
If there was ever a year to celebrate something special and have some fun in July, this is it, so bring on the holiday cheer!
Christmas is my favourite time of the year, and why not enjoy it twice if you can? This week in our house, we’re putting together a Christmas celebration for this upcoming weekend. We’re baking our favourite holiday goodies, and hanging up some Christmas cheer.Read More
“Good food is very often,
even most often,
What started out as an experiment at our house, has grown into a pet project and a labour of love. Let me confess up front – I am not a gardener. I hate gardening. Actually, it’s more that I hate the heat that comes with the dog days of summer, and gardening in the heat has never brought me great joy. Until now.Read More
I’m a slow runner. I’ve never broken records, I’ve never placed first in my age group, and I don’t run marathons, but I’m a runner and I love it. I won’t pretend that, at 51 years of age, my body doesn’t complain – it does – but I keep running. Why? Because running teaches me to put one foot in front of the other and to keep moving forward, and in times like these, I need that reminder. Every. Day.Read More