Blueberry Compote Recipe

Blueberry Compote

This blueberry compote is a quick and easy way to use up fresh or frozen blueberries in a super delicious way.  It's perfect served over pancakes, ice cream, yogourt... pound cake, cheesecake, waffles... or even just by the spoonful.  You know, I am thinking this blueberry compote would be pretty darn amazing over a gorgeous panna cotta.  I've already used up … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Mojito Mocktail


 This Pomegranate Mojito Mocktail is a fun non-alcoholic drink featuring Pomegranate.  It's perfect for pregnant women and those who do not drink alcoholic beverages and still want something fancy!         Mojito's are one of my favourite cocktails.  I love the combination of mint and the tart flavours of the lime.  This … [Read more...]

Join Water’s Next Wave with the Strauss WaterBar #StraussWaterBar

T6 Stainless and T7 Red - 150 Dpi

I've been on a bit of a mission lately to make sure my family not only eats nutritious meals three times a day, but that we are all remembering to take our vitamins and drink plenty of water.  It's been both easy and hard to do in many ways.  It's easy because the girls love water and it doesn't take much to get their minds off of milk or juice.  It's a bit of a … [Read more...]

How do you Mix Your Weetabix? #MyBixMix


When it comes to breakfast I love to keep it simple. When I was 16 I went on a trip to Cuba where I fell in love with the traditional Cuban breakfast of espresso with milk, fresh fruit and a simple piece of grilled bread.  It's something I still enjoy most mornings myself although I usually trade in the Guava for a clementine instead and forgo the milk.  I also like … [Read more...]

15 Healthy Avocado Recipes


 Avocados aren't just for guacamole anymore, and these healthy avocado recipes prove it!  They add a creamy and delicious flavour to recipes and are full of monounsaturated fats which helps to increase “good” HDL cholesterol and vitamins E and B16 too.  There are plenty of reasons to branch out beyond the staple guacamole recipes and check out these healthy … [Read more...]

How to Make Money Investing in Real Estate

How to Make Money Investing in Real Estate

  Many people believe that the way to making money in real estate is to focus on the rising housing prices. But actually, with a bit of extensive research, you can make decent money with a long-term investment property piece. The key to doing so is understanding the true income you will receive from a property once you have deducted all possible expenses. So you must … [Read more...]

My Little Pony Tales: The Complete Classic TV Series #Giveaway


Attention My Little Pony fans of yore, My Little Pony Tales: The Complete Classic TV Series is coming to DVD on April 28, 2015, in the U.S. and Canada from Shout! Kids in collaboration with Hasbro Studios! The 2-DVD set includes all 13 episodes of the show, originally airing on television in 1992, as well as sing-alongs. Ponyland is full of excitement, if you know where to … [Read more...]

Easy Mason Jar Lid Jewelry Dish DIY


This Easy Mason Jar Lid Jewelry Dish DIY is a fun craft for kids to make for a simple but useful mother's day gift.  The best part is that you can likely make it from items you have around your house! Mason Jar Lid Jewelry Dish Supplies needed: Metal Mason Jar Ring and Lid Scrapbook paper Felt or Fleece Fabric Fabric Ribbon Hot … [Read more...]

Coconut Covered Chia & Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Snack Bites #MyKPBsnackbite

Coconut Covered Chia & Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Snack Bites

   I remember the first time I gave my daughter a peanut butter and honey sandwich.  It was like the light went on in her eyes with the very first bite.  The next week was filled with demands for peanut butter and honey and it’s now permanently part of our lunch rotation.   Even little Ava loves it, and rewards me with a giggle and an ear … [Read more...]

Cinderella Cupcakes

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  Disney's Cinderella was one of my favourite animated movies as a child.   Even now Cinderella remains as one of my favourite Disney Princess movies.  It's such a classic and really captures the imagination of children between the beautiful princess, the evil stepmother and step sisters, the little mice and of course the dashing … [Read more...]

California Style Eggs Benedict #CanadianEggs


  Mother's Day is coming  up and personally I am looking forward to the thought of a nice brunch, maybe even a brunch in bed if I'm allowed to sleep in.  (A girl can dream, right?) Personally I am hoping my husband sees this California Style Eggs Benedict recipe and prepares it for me for Mother's Day Brunch! Just thinking about it brings me back to my … [Read more...]

Capture Every Little Detail with #CanonL


Since I first got my Canon EOS Rebel SL1 camera I discovered a passion for photography I never knew I had.  I mean I've never so much as taken a photography course or picked up a photography book and actually read it.  Thankfully my Canon is incredibly intuitive and makes the hands-on learning process so easy!  Honestly though, since I upgraded my lens to the … [Read more...]