My Secret Weapon in the Kitchen #DawnBeyondtheSink

Dawn Beyond the Sink

  After slaving away in my kitchen preparing meals for my family, spending more time cleaning up is not my favourite thing to do.  Unfortunately cooking often leaves greasy stains throughout the kitchen to clean up.  Sometimes the grease spots will go undetected for a few days and become hard-to-remove, requiring a whole lot of […]

How to Host a Pumpkin Carving Party

How to Host a Pumpkin Carving Party

The weather is cooling off and everyone is talking about pumpkin everything. It’s that time of year to start planning the perfect pumpkin carving party! If you are in the mood to make one happen, check out these great tips to help you make your carving party a memorable one.  Choose the best pumpkins The […]

The Healthy Shopper Fall 2014 Picks

The healthy shopper is back again with more great healthy picks for the Fall 2014 season for your family to enjoy.  If you aren’t familiar with the Healthy Shopper, it was founded by Andrea Donsky, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, and Randy Boyer, a life-long advocate of healthy living and eating.  The Healthy Shopper is a […]

How to Plan an Exciting Minecraft Party

HowToPlanAnExcitingMinecraftParty

  If you have a Minecraft lover on your hands and are trying to create an exciting Minecraft birthday party he or she will love, grab a notepad and pencil. I’m sharing ideas you can build upon for invitations, party decorations, favours and even cool cake and sweets table options. Invitations set the tone for your event. Minecraft themed invitations come in […]

Keep Good Food From Going Bad #GLADFreshFoodChallenge

Keep Good Food From Going Bad #GLADFreshFoodChallenge

My family participated in the Glad Fresh Food Challenge which was a commitment to achieve ZERO food wasted over the first two weeks of October.   This is a tough challenge for us as we often get a little over-excited in the produce section and end up throwing out rotting fruits and vegetables we just plain […]

Bummis Dimple Diaper #Giveaway

Bummis Dimple Diaper

   It’s been awhile since I last did a cloth diaper review.  I haven’t been avoiding it per say but I’ve definitely not gone out of my way to pursue any opportunities.  Partly because I have an obscenely large cloth diaper collection and partly because I haven’t been excited by an innovative cloth diaper in […]

Double Mint Gooey Chocolate Brownies

Double Mint Gooey Chocolate Brownies

I really love combinations of mint and chocolate.   Peppermint hot chocolate? Yes please!  Chocolate thin mints?  Yes please!  DOUBLE Mint Chocolate brownies that are just gooey and delicious?  Yes Please! I experimented with these using a boxed mix and from scratch brownies.  I normally despise boxed ones, but they worked much better for these as […]