Coconut Cranberry Macaroons

Coconut Cherry Macaroons (Gluten Free and Egg Free)

Looking for a sweet treat that you can feel good about eating?  These Coconut Cherry Macaroons are dense with flavour and made with natural ingredients to create perfect macaroons.  Looking for a variation from cherry?  These macaroons would be great with any dried fruit. Created with Nature’s Path … [Read More...]

Food

Coconut Cranberry Macaroons

Coconut Cherry Macaroons (Gluten Free and Egg Free)

Looking for a sweet treat that you can feel good about eating?  These Coconut Cherry Macaroons are dense with flavour and made with natural ingredients to create perfect macaroons.  Looking for a variation from cherry?  These macaroons would be great with any dried fruit. Created with Nature’s Path … [Read More...]

Cranberry Pistachio and Cashew Bark

Cranberry Pistachio and Cashew Bark

I love making different and unique bark recipes.  They are easy, use simple ingredients and allow you to create a flavour combination that appeals to a variety of tastes. This recipe for Cranberry Pistachio and Cashew Bark is a perfect holiday dessert or sweet treat to keep on hand when guests drop … [Read More...]

perfect belgian waffles

Perfect Belgian Waffles with Breville No Mess Waffle

Waffles could very well be the perfect food. You can add some sweetness to them with chocolate chips, add freshness with fresh fruit, and even add them to a savory dinner with chicken. Waffles can be made in small batches when you are ready to eat them, but they can also be made ahead and stored in … [Read More...]

triple magic bars

Triple Magic Bars Recipe #ChipitsHoliday

Chipits Baking Chips have been my go-to since I was taught how to bake.  The familiar yellow and brown packaging on the Semi-sweet Chipits bag brings back memories of making my favourite recipes with my mom and my grandmother. Whether I am grabbing a bag at my local grocery store or the club-pack at … [Read More...]

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christmas and new years in las vegas

Christmas and New Year in Las Vegas

Heralded as the Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas carries on its extravagant reputation through the holiday season. The city kicks off its festive celebrations on the 9th December, with Mayor Goodman and the Yuletide King himself Santa Claus turning on the official Christmas tree. If you … [Read More...]

Australian Road Trips

Australian Road Trips: Fun in the Outback

For those privileged enough to explore the gorgeous Australian outback, there is nothing as beautiful in the world. Australian Road Trips: Fun In The Outback, on the coast and of course even a few adventures in the great well known city of Sydney. There are a few things to remember when venturing … [Read More...]

winter travel tips

Winter Travel Trips

Make screening a breeze this winter The weather outside may be frightful, but travelling this winter can be delightful! Whether you’re packing for a winter wonderland with the kids or escaping the cold, these winter travel tips from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) will make … [Read More...]

5 ways to save on holiday travel

5 Ways to Save on Holiday Travel

If you are heading out on the road this year to visit friends or family during the holidays, then these 5 Ways To Save On Holiday Travel may be just what you are looking for. With holiday travel becoming more and more popular, it can be difficult to find great deals. These tips will help you manage … [Read More...]

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Family

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Getting Excited for Boxing Day Shopping! #SeasonsTweetings #TargetBoxingDay

Boxing Day is my favourite shopping event of the year! There is something truly fantastic about spending your Christmas money/cashing in your gift cards for items you love at a fraction of the cost before Christmas.  And the crowd and the excitement - it's contagious!  I've scored some pretty … [Read More...]

glad odour guard bags

Fresh Mornings with GLAD® Odour Guard® Bags with febreze™ Freshness

Every year, when December comes around, life gets a whole lot busier. Between the holidays, my day job, my mom job and my blog, some things just don’t get done in time and begin to pile up. When I use the words pile up, I mean figuratively and literally. The to-do list suddenly becomes endless, … [Read More...]

umbra frames

Memories on Display with Umbra Frames

Umbra is a company I have loved for many years.  The style, design and punctuality of their products makes them truly one of a kind in their market.  Affordable prices, beautiful products and a wide range of items make them a perfect gift to give and receive. For many years I thought that Umbra … [Read More...]

Cotton Striped Throw

Gift Ideas from Overstock.com

When looking for holiday items and thinking about your budget, you go search from store to store or looking online for deal to deal, or you can look online at a one stop shop. Overstock.com has everything you need for a hostess gift, gifts for her, and for him, gift for kids and stocking stuffers. … [Read More...]

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Hallmark Holiday #flashgiveaway

Shortly after Halloween every year I head to my local Hallmark store to look at their ornaments. … [+] More

triple magic bars

Triple Magic Bars Recipe #ChipitsHoliday

Chipits Baking Chips have been my go-to since I was taught how to bake.  The familiar yellow and … [+] More

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The Best Educational Toys at Mastermind Toys

Buying great quality toys is really important to me because I think that play is such a vital part … [+] More

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Kid Friendly Holiday Food

The holidays are all about baked brie, wine and fantastic appetizers for me - but my kids feel … [+] More

Keurig 2.0

Keurig 2.0 The Coffee Lover’s Perfect Gift #giveaway #Keurig2point0hoho

Coffee is an important part of my day.  Perhaps too important really but that's another story! A … [+] More

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Reviews

perfect belgian waffles

Perfect Belgian Waffles with Breville No Mess Waffle

Waffles could very well be the perfect food. You can add some sweetness to them with chocolate … [+] More

Thomas Allen & Son Books

Books For Everyone On Your Holiday List

Every year my loved ones get new books from me.  I scour the shelves, read the backs, the inside … [+] More

Denby Kitchen Collection

The Stunning Denby Monsoon Kitchen Collection

There is something about a beautiful set table that makes any meal special. It could be a simple … [+] More

Libre Tea Glasses

Libre Tea Glasses for Tea Lovers On The Go

It doesn’t matter is you are on the road with a hot cup or tea, citrus water, or even a protein … [+] More

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Spiderman Pretend Play with Hasbro

Spiderman... Spiderman... Does whatever a spider can... Just the mention of Spiderman makes … [+] More

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