Toronto Westin Harbour Castle

After a busy January it was time for a family getaway. After picking Toronto we wanted a great hotel that the boys would enjoy as much as I did. The Toronto Westin Harbour Castle was the perfect choice. Located at the Toronto Harbourfront and filled with the amenities families love - in hotel … [Read More...]

Food

Valentines Chex Mix

Chex mix is a favourite around our house. We love how versatile it is plus it's easy and delicious! While this mix is in celebration of Valentine's day just change the candy and sprinkles and you can adapt it to any occasion. This version features Valentine's Smarties and special sprinkles. Make the … [Read More...]

Heart Filled Cupcakes

Whether you're looking for a sweet surprise for your sweetheart or a fun Valentine's surprise for your little ones these heart filled cupcakes are easy, fun and absolutely delicious. The beautiful buttercream tastes like it has a special ingredient to make it even more delicious but other than some … [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Black Bean Soup with Quinoa

A fresh bowl of soup is one of my favourite meals. Packed with all my favourite ingredients this Slow Cooker Chicken and Black Bean Soup with Quinoa is a hearty meal in a bowl that is filling without being heavy. The delicious tomato based broth is the perfect base for the chicken, sweet potatoes, … [Read More...]

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cupcakes

The combination of chocolate and cherry has long been a favourite of mine. My grandmother used to eat those and I loved them. They were so intensely sweet and filled with that cherry syrup. I can just see myself biting into one now and slurping on it. Not the most attractive image but delicious all … [Read More...]

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Travel

Toronto Westin Harbour Castle

After a busy January it was time for a family getaway. After picking Toronto we wanted a great hotel that the boys would enjoy as much as I did. The Toronto Westin Harbour Castle was the perfect choice. Located at the Toronto Harbourfront and filled with the amenities families love - in hotel … [Read More...]

Why Beach Vacations Are Awesome For Families

If you don't know already, here are some of our favourite reasons why beach vacations are awesome for families. We are huge fan of spending time in the water, near the water and in coastal areas, and we have some pretty amazing reasons to love this kind of family vacation. Here are some of our … [Read More...]

Weekend Getaway at Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland East

After a hard personal year I was super excited at the opportunity to cross off one of my bucket list items - seeing Garth Brooks in concert! As a fan since his album in 1989 (hard to believe that's 26 years ago!) I've waited a long time to get to hear his beautiful voice in concert. I desperately … [Read More...]

5 Items Every Traveller Must Have

Whether you are an avid traveller for business or pleasure, these 5 items every traveller must have will make your next trip so much easier to manage. From helping you pack, to helping you plan your next vacation this list has something everyone can appreciate. We've collected our favourites. Of … [Read More...]

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Family

Romantic Low Cost Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day

Valentine's Day is here, and it’s time to put some spark back into your relationship and celebrate with your honey. Don’t let tight budgets prevent you from giving this holiday and your sweetheart the attention they are due. Use these budget-friendly ideas for your Valentine’s Day planning and make … [Read More...]

Celebrating Love with Hallmark

Valentines Day is a holiday that I love. I've loved it since I was a kid and even now as a divorced single mom I love Valentine's Day. It's a time that I focus on giving love to those around me and celebrating those I love. Whether it's making Heart Filled Cupcakes or giving my boys a new stuffy, … [Read More...]

Introducing a New Cat to Your Home

Introducing a new cat to your home is a process but one that is filled with excitement, nervousness and lots of questions. While it's been a few years for us we asked our friends at Church & Dwight their tips for introducing a new cat to your home.  These tips will help your furriest family … [Read More...]

Rediscovering Me-Time

Me-time since I became a mom seems to be almost non-existent. When my boys were babies me-time consisted of a shower or a bath alone! Then, when I became a single mom me-time was found through booking a babysitter and heading out. Now, as I’ve settled into my life as a single mom I have returned to … [Read More...]

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Giveaways

Giving the Gift of Netflix #Giveaway

The holidays are in full swing at our house and with the boys off school now we have been watching … [+] More

Giving the Perfect Gifts with Hallmark this Holiday #LoveHallmarkCA

The holidays are such a special time for our family. Special gatherings, traditions, and family … [+] More

Win A Keurig Holiday Coffee Prize Pack #VanHoutteHoliday #TimothysChristmas

The smell of fresh brewed coffee is one of my favourite parts of the morning. Brewing a fresh cup of … [+] More

Rice Krispies Prize Pack Giveaway #TreatsforToys

As you know we have been busy creating our own Rice Krispies Treats and sharing our photos on social … [+] More

Signed Ricardo Cookbook #Giveaway

We love Ricardo's Recipes and know that you will too. Fresh, flavourful and made with common … [+] More

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Reviews

Non Stick Perfection with Circulon Cookware

As someone who loves making healthy meals for my family, I know all too well that a high quality set … [+] More

Fantastic Four Activity Sheets and Printables

Fantastic Four arrived on Blu Ray and Digital HD on December 15, 2015 - perfect for holiday gift … [+] More

Giving back this Holiday with Me to We and Staples #MoreSurprises

Before my boys were born I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Kenya and Ecuador with Me to We … [+] More

Sphero Ollie Darkside App Enabled Robotic Ball

The latest in up and coming fun robotic toys is the Sphero Ollie Darkside. If your kids (or you) … [+] More

Lampe Berger Paris – The Perfect Gift

First impressions when you meet someone are vital, and with this review of Lampe Berger Paris … [+] More

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