Food & Drink

    Coconut Date Energy Bites

    November 12, 2017

    Yesterday Mairead and I went to the Remembrance Day service here in Fort Saskatchewan.  Despite bundling her up in all of her snow gear, she complained loudly the entire time.  Suck it up kiddo, people died so you could stand there and complain.  Ooh, harsh.  It was pretty cold though and we were both pretty eager to stop for hot chocolate on the drive home! I have attended Remembrance Day services as long as I can remember and I really believe it’s important (maybe now…

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  • Food & Drink

    Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

    Like summer, fall is flying by!  Halloween is less than a week away, I can’t believe it.  And as if it were some cruel joke, Mairead doesn’t have school the next day…..let me paint a picture…

    October 24, 2017
  • Food & Drink

    Coconut Cream Cookie Cups

    Here we are almost at Thanksgiving weekend already.  Crazy!  I feel like it came out of nowhere this year.  Normally, my cousin Janna hosts Thanksgiving dinner at her house and we do Christmas dinner…

    October 4, 2017
  • Food & Drink

    Healthy Blueberry Oat Bars

    Happy fall!  Crisp mornings and sweater scarves are in full swing around here already.  Although getting my daughter to wear pants and long sleeves in place of her summer dresses has been a battle…

    September 26, 2017
  • Food & Drink

    Smoked Salmon Avocado Eggs Benedict

    I have been beyond slack on the blog lately, not totally on purpose.  I have been making a few different dishes but none have been very blog worthy (until this morning).  One attempt I…

    September 14, 2017
  • Food & Drink

    Roasted Rhubarb & Orange Ice Cream Topping

    Hello again!  I know I’ve been away from the blog for a while.  I’d apologize but anyone who has suffered through Cape Breton internet will understand…it’s damn near impossible! We’ve been back for about…

    September 1, 2017
  • Food & Drink

    Watermelon Grapefruit Detox Flush

    Watermelon is one of those summertime essentials.  I think we all have memories of hot summer days spitting out seeds and juice dripping down our chins.  It’s definitely a favorite treat in our house, but…

    July 20, 2017
  • Craft

    Handmade Wildflower Seed Paper

    This week Mairead is at Whiz Kids Science Camp!  Do you know what that means?  It means I am walking in circles around my house because I have no clue what to do with myself!  I…

    July 11, 2017
  • Craft

    Summertime Lemonade Stand

    We’re in business!  The past two weekends, Mairead has been raking in the cash with her new lemonade shoppe, one quarter at time.  It’s been the latest hangout for all the kids on the block.…

    July 5, 2017