Chocolate Covered Bacon Cupcakes

Chocolate Covered Bacon Cupcakes

If you love the combination of sweet and salty these  Chocolate Covered Bacon Cupcakes are the perfect treat for you! Made from a deliciously moist chocolate cake and homemade chocolate buttercream icing with just the right amount of bacon! Not sure about adding the bacon then mix up the Chocolate … [Read More...]

Food

Chocolate Covered Bacon Cupcakes

Chocolate Covered Bacon Cupcakes

If you love the combination of sweet and salty these  Chocolate Covered Bacon Cupcakes are the perfect treat for you! Made from a deliciously moist chocolate cake and homemade chocolate buttercream icing with just the right amount of bacon! Not sure about adding the bacon then mix up the Chocolate … [Read More...]

Pear and Blueberry Crisp

Individual Pear and Blueberry Crisp

Having guests for dinner and want to make an easy individual dessert? This recipe for Individual Pear and Blueberry Crisp is not only delicious it's so easy and can be modified to incorporate almost any fruit. Pear and Blueberry Crisp Ingredients: 1/3 cup Large Flake Oats 1/3 cup Brown … [Read More...]

Nutella and Strawberry Panini

Toasted Nutella and Strawberries

Joy comes in many different forms. From holding a baby to playing in the park, from travelling to Europe to a picnic by a local lake, joy is something we can find in the big moments and the small.  Nutella is working to add a little joy to our lives with prizes, recipes and a Nutella Truck … [Read More...]

Fettuccine with Creamy Mushroom Ragu

Fettuccine with Creamy Mushroom Ragu

This deliciously creamy Fettuccine with Creamy Mushroom Ragu recipe will be a hit at your next special occasion or weeknight meal. Easy to make and perfectly creamy it features Almond Breeze® Unsweeted Original adding a creamy sauce that is dairy-free. Fettuccine with Creamy Mushroom … [Read More...]

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Travel

Luxury Camping KOA Luxury Cabin

Luxury Camping with KOA

It's been a trip of firsts of our family. First time camping (since they were infants), first time in a cabin, first time at a KOA, first time having hot dogs over an open fire, first time making campfire cones, first time seeing fireworks and first time travelling with just their mom. Every … [Read More...]

Top US Summer Road Trips

5 Top US Summer Road Trips

As you plan your family vacation, consider these 5 Top U.S. Summer Road Trips possibilities. While there are tons of road trips you could take with your family, these are great longer trips that include beautiful sites, landmarks, entertainment, history and mostly tons of fun. Whether your family … [Read More...]

PEI Vacation Landscape

Planning the Perfect PEI Vacation

Prince Edward Island is a place I have dreamed about since I read Anne of Green Gables in Grade 4.  I was so enamoured by the book and the story of Anne in PEI that I did my first ever class speech on Lucy Maud Montgomery. I dreamed of those red beaches and seeing the house where Anne lived. Now, … [Read More...]

Afforable Vacations with a Canadian Holiday Home Rental

Afforable Vacations with a Canadian Holiday Home Rental #CanadaStays

If you have been considering a family staycation this summer, with HomeAway  and CanadaStays working together you know your Canadian holiday home rental will be an affordable vacation opportunity.  This year stay close to home in one of the top locations of Canada using HomeAway to book an amazing … [Read More...]

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Family

retro cartoons on netflix

Retro Cartoons on Netflix

Saturday mornings as a kid were filled with excitement. No school, pyjamas, cereal and cartoons = the perfect mornings! I looked forward to watching my favourites and loved sharing these moments with my parents. Great entertainment, fun and family time. Now, I have carried on that tradition with my … [Read More...]

Saying Thank You to Dad

Saying Thank You to Dad

Father's Day is a special day in our family. A day to celebrate, have fun and do something that Dad loves! This year we are focusing on saying thank you to Dad.    As Father’s Day is fast approaching, we know how hard it can be to find the perfect gift. This year, instead of buying … [Read More...]

Hair Brushing Without Tears

Hair Brushing Without Tears

I hit a parenting low one morning last week. We are rushed around these parts in the morning and the entire family has to be dressed, fed and out the door by 7:20 am! My daughter was dragging her feet and ignoring my pleas to sit down so I could do her hair. Finally, I lost my patience and offered … [Read More...]

Listerine Challenge

Fresher Breath and a Cleaner Mouth with the Listerine Challenge

When I began the Listerine® Challenge I was looking for a way to keep my mouth happy and healthy. After using the Listerine family of products for two weeks I was amazed at how quickly I noticed a different. My old dental routine consisted of brushing twice daily, flossing once daily and using … [Read More...]

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Philips Airfryer

Philips Airfryer (MRSP $249.99) #giveaway

I have a fantastic giveaway that will change the way you think about fried foods! The Philips … [+] More

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Breville Hemisphere Twist Blender (MRSP $179.99) #giveaway

If you haven't read my review on the fantastic Breville Hemisphere Twist Blender you must! This … [+] More

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MUSE Brain-Sensing Headband ($299.99) #giveaway

If you haven't read my review on the MUSE Brain-Sensing Headband check out that post now and check … [+] More

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Celebrating Mother’s Day with Hallmark #giveaway

Mother's Day has always been an important day in our family. Since I was a young child I remember … [+] More

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Celebrate the Earth with Envirokidz #giveaway

With Earth Day right around the corner we are celebrating with our friends at Envirokidz by sharing … [+] More

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Inside Out Review

Our Inside Out Review: In Disney’s new fantastic family movie Inside Out we get to tap into those … [+] More

Muse the Brain Sensing Headband

Training My Brain with Muse the Brain Sensing Headband

The idea of training my brain is something that seemed entirely foreign to me. Over the past couple … [+] More

New Balance 711

Spring into Fitness with New Balance

The birds are chirping, the clocks have changed and it's time to think Spring! If you are looking to … [+] More

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Review

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Review #StreamTeam

When I heard the premise of the new Netflix Original I knew it had potential to be good. But it was … [+] More

Garnier Clean +

Remove Your Makeup Without Irritating Your Skin #GarnierSensitive

I've tried a lot of makeup removers and most sting my eyes, irritate my skin and rarely remove all … [+] More

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