mini meringues

Mini Meringues

Meringues are one of my favourite desserts.  So light, so sweet and so delicious!  Paired with your favourite fruit, these Mini Meringues are perfect for a party any time of the year. This recipe is easy but adds a special element by piping the meringues into small bite size creations.  Perfect for a dessert plate or beside a cup of tea. Don't they just look like the perfect morsels to pop … [Read More...]

Family

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Easy Animal Silhouette Craft

I have a love/hate relationship with holidays. I LOVE them, truly - I love the family time and the fun and the extra sleep-in days :) but I don't love the buying of stuff and the goody bags of candy from my daughters classmates (for easter. really??) and the idea that we have to create huge events … [Read More...]

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Celebrating Spring with Hallmark #HallmarkPressPause

I absolutely love celebrating each season for the uniqueness it brings.  Spring to me is all about the joys of family, new beginnings, celebrating traditions while exploring the newness that Spring brings.  This year we are celebrating Easter in full force as my boys are not only into the Easter … [Read More...]

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Silk Tie Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs have always been an integral part of Easter for me.  I have so many memories as a child of decorating eggs with egg dye, food colouring, Kool-Aid and crayons.  So many fun variations to try and marvel at the colours, patterns and unique patterns I could create. This year was the first … [Read More...]

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Netflix Earth Friendly Titles #StreamTeam

April is a month that is dedicated to thinking about the Earth and our impact as humans on it.  This month, Netflix is showcasing some fabulous titles to teach your kids, and yourself about the Earth, Natural Science, Climate Change and the world around us.  Netflix has rounded up some of it's best … [Read More...]

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Easter Brunch with Our Finest #WalmartEaster

Easter is a favourite holiday in our family.  Filled with great food, special church services and the Easter Bunny!  As my boys get older I get more excited about creating our own Easter traditions.  This year we decided to hold an Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt before Easter so that our friends could … [Read More...]

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Food

mini meringues

Mini Meringues

Meringues are one of my favourite desserts.  So light, so sweet and so delicious!  Paired with your favourite fruit, these Mini Meringues are perfect for a party any time of the year. This recipe is easy but adds a special element by piping the meringues into small bite size creations.  Perfect for … [Read More...]

lime and white chocolate scones

Lime and White Chocolate Scones #GayLeaFoods

Lime and White Chocolate are two of my favourite flavours so this weekend I decided to blend them together into a delicious scone so I could slather them in Gay Lea Foods Spreadables Butter.  I absolutely love using Gay Lea Spreadables because you can use them on any of your favourite breads or … [Read More...]

homemade easter eggs

Homemade Easter Eggs

Easter is a time for making memories that are special for your family.  Each year as the boys get older we add new and different elements to our Easter celebrations.  This year we made these fantastically delicious Homemade Easter Eggs.  We used this recipe from Life Made Delicious and modified … [Read More...]

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Escargot and Garlic Bread #memorablemelts

I love melted cheese.  Love. It. The flavour, the texture and the gooey, strings of melted cheese are the way to my heart.  From traditional uses like nachos and lasagna to fondue and poutine, melted cheese plays a key role in many of my favourite dishes.  This meal features a … [Read More...]

25 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Roundup

25 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches for National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

  As far as food holidays go, today would have to be one of the best. It's National Grilled Cheese Sandwich day! There's not too much better than a warm, buttery, gooey grilled cheese sandwich. And while you can't be the old classic combo of grilled cheese and tomato soup, we wanted to … [Read More...]

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Travel

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Travel Tuesday 20 #ttot

What a whirlwind March has been and now we are into April!  It's time to celebrate all things Travel and link up your favourite travel stories to Travel Tuesday. Here's to Spring and booking all those Summer vacations! This month I wrote about 5 Reasons to Visit the World of Coca Cola in Atlanta … [Read More...]

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Learning Through Travel with Lately Lily

Travel has taught me so much in my life, made me a better person and forced me out of my comfort zone on numerous occasions.  For this and many other reasons I believe that travelling with my children is one of the most important things I can do with them.  And, I know that I am definitely not … [Read More...]

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5 Reasons to Visit the World of Coca Cola Atlanta

The World of Coca Cola Atlanta is not just a museum about one of the world's most famous brands, but it is also an iconic part of popular culture since it's inception. The World of Coca Cola is part museum, part experience and all the fun you'd expect from a lifestyle brand.  Here are our 5 Reasons … [Read More...]

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Most Romantic US National Parks

Escaping out into nature and reconnecting with the one you love is a perfect way to spend a few days. The United States is blessed to have so many beautiful and romantic national parks in every part of our country. You can go for just a couple days or spend a week out camping or staying in one of … [Read More...]

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Travel Tuesday 19 #ttot

March is a time for travel.  For me it is all about March Break, the desire for springtime and a general need to escape the cold Canadian winters. This year, I think I need it more than most, the brutal cold and dreaded Polar Vortex has me dreaming about sunshine and Vitamin D!  We'd love to see … [Read More...]

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Review

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Black Nativity Movie Review

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Disney’s The Pirate Fairy

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Ninja Turtles The Next Mutation East Meets West

Cowabunga! Get ready for more memorable adventures with the Ninja Turtles! On March 4th, Shout! … [+] More

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Captain America The Winter Soldier

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