Robert Rose – Best of Bridge Sunday Suppers

I struggle to have company over for meals. It’s not that I don’t love having company – I do! It’s not that I mind cooking for company. It’s simply that I have a hard time wrapping my head around what to cook for company! My Mom often did up a roast with potatoes and gravy […]

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Change What you Chew with PUR! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Gum was one of my favorite “treats” when I was a teen and young adult. In fact, it was my favorite…right on up to the day that I realized how much sugar, coloring and other unhealthy ingredients were in it. After that I just couldn’t enjoy it as much as I had before, so the […]

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Zazubean Chocolate! ~Giveaway

My appreciation for chocolate has increased in the last few years. I was never a big fan of it when I was younger – mainly because all I ever had was the cheap chocolate. You know, like chocolate Easter bunnies, chocolate Easter eggs, Aero bars (those were my favourite) and such like. It really probably […]

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Raincoast Books – The Beach House Cookbook!

You might remember awhile ago that I reviewed a book by Mary Kay Andrews, called “The Weekenders” It was quite a good book and so I checked on the Raincoast website to see what other books she had out. Naturally, my interest was piqued by the cookbook that she published in May of this year! It’s […]

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Koukla Delights! ~Giveaway!

In today’s day and age, it seems that there are so many people who can’t have one food or another. We hear of so many that are gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free and nut-free! When I was nursing my youngest, she couldn’t tolerate dairy and so I went dairy-free for a year, which was definitely interesting! Needless […]

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Raincoast Books – A Farmgirl’s Table

You know I love cookbooks! I think the thing is that I just can’t get enough “favourite” recipes! I’ve always loved the community cookbooks where families or students submit their favourite recipes and then they’re all compiled together. You know when you pick recipes out of that kind of cookbook that you’re bound to stumble […]

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Raincoast Books – Alchemy of Herbs!

Herbs and spices have always intrigued me. There is so much flavor to be had with more than salt and pepper! And the plants of the earth have so much goodness to give back to us! Having said this, “Alchemy of Herbs” was definitely a book I was interested in checking out!  This book is […]

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Raincoast Books – Guilt-Free Nice Cream!

Ice Cream. Guilty pleasure or sweet treat? In this house, there’s never any guilt! Haha! That could be a problem, hey? We do restrict the amount we eat, as we believe that “everything in moderation” is a better rule to follow than “if it tastes good, spit it out!” Life’s too short to not enjoy […]

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Little Life Box ~ GIVEAWAY!

I believe that living a healthy lifestyle is something that we all want. Am I right? 🙂  It’s something that we all desire…we desire it for ourselves, for our family, for our kids and for those we love and care for. The thing is…that getting to the point where we are living that healthy lifestyle […]

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Raincoast Books – Ferment for Good!

The more I read, the more I learn, the more I find out that the traditional way of cooking, which included plenty of fermented foods, is the better way for our bodies! And so, I’ve been trying to include more fermented foods in our diet. Now, it’s been easy for me. I’ve always enjoyed sauerkraut […]

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