30 Easy to Pack Snacks | FamilyFoodandTravel.com

30 Easy to Pack Snacks

With the end of summer just around the corner, you've probably got one of two things on your brain. You're probably either already in back to school mode & thinking about notebooks, pencils & packing lunches. Or you're hoping to hold on to every last minute of summer & trying to figure out if you can still fit one last family vacation in! Well, whether you need to pack a lunch or … [Read More...]

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30 Easy to Pack Snacks | FamilyFoodandTravel.com

30 Easy to Pack Snacks

With the end of summer just around the corner, you've probably got one of two things on your brain. You're probably either already in back to school mode & thinking about notebooks, pencils & packing lunches. Or you're hoping to hold on to every last minute of summer & trying to figure … [Read More...]

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Roasted Potatoes with Poblano Peppers (Papas con Rajas)

This weekend we decided to have a casual dinner outside with some Oven Baked Ribs, local green beens and roasted potatoes.  Our farm share this week gave us three beautiful poblano peppers so we decided to make a traditional Mexican side dish typically served in a taco with sour cream, or as a side … [Read More...]

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Tomato Baked Tilapia with Lemon

Tilapia is a fish I always keep in the freezer. It has great flavour is a big hit with my family and is so versatile.  Top it anyway you like it or just bake and squeeze some fresh lemon on it. Tonight I wanted to use up a beautiful early tomato I got from a local farmer so created this dish to … [Read More...]

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The Best Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Recipe

Zucchini is such a versatile vegetable.  We love it grilled, in soups and quiche and grated into pancakes but the absolute best way to eat it is in this Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread recipe.  Moist, delicious and packed full of nutrients this zucchini bread recipe is a modified from … [Read More...]

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Keeping active is important. During the summer time, my boys and I are always on the go. We love taking advantage of the beautiful weather as often as we can. Our family adventures often lead to road trips! Since the boys are young, this usually includes some preparation. I recently fell in love … [Read More...]

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Airmiles Value Tracker from Totally Money

We all love to travel right? And we all love to try to get the best deals we can when planning our trips don't we? Well, whether we're looking for a romantic weekend getaway or our next family fun vacation, if you've built up airmiles then you want to make sure you get the most bang for your … [Read More...]

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Travel + Food = the perfect reason to leave home!  Whether you are someone who is a travel fanatic or resident foodie it is a wonderful way to see a city through your senses.  The sights, sounds, aromas and tastes of a place are what sticks in your mind for long after you've returned … [Read More...]

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Our Day Out With Thomas #DayWithThomas

This weekend our family drove to St. Thomas, ON to experience Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014. With two little train lovers in tow who LOVED the experience last year, I knew it would be a day full of excitement, crowds and fun activities especially a wonderful ride on Thomas … [Read More...]

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August Adventures – Netflix Post

August has been a month of exciting adventures and new changes for our family.  From moving into a new home to trying out new games, adventures and recipes.  I love the last lazy days of summer, especially hot August days.  Unfortunately this August has brought a lot of rain and much cooler … [Read More...]

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And Then I Became a Single Mom of Twins

I am moving next week so life is in a constant state of chaos.  Boxes, plans, phone calls, and prepping the boys for a move. The past few months have been a time of great change for me.  My boys finished preschool, another year of work was completed and my marriage ended. It's hard to … [Read More...]

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I am Going to Miss This House

A few weeks ago I found out that I had the opportunity to move to a new house.  A bigger house, a better location and a chance for a fresh start.  I jumped at the chance and envisioned my family in the new house right away. However, the thing that surprised me was how much I am going to miss my … [Read More...]

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Beautiful designs from Sarah Richardson and Hallmark

When I am looking for beautiful and unique cards and gift wrap I always head to Hallmark.  I love the unique styles and designs and how versatile they are for kids, women and men. When I heard that Sarah Richardson had teamed up with Hallmark to design a new line of cards, stationary and gift wrap I … [Read More...]

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