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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Raincoast Books – The Pie Project!

I have a confession to make. I have never made a pie. Not in all my years! The only pies my Mom made pumpkin pies. My poor Dad only got his pie fix once a year! Haha! Needless to say, since pies weren’t a frequent item around home, it’s never been something that I’ve aspired […]

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Table Top Chefs Pizzarette! ~Discount!

Let’s have a show of hands. Who doesn’t like pizza!? It’s such a well-loved food and has often been the food of last-minute suppers, birthday parties, and Friday night family night! Growing up, considering we lived in the country and there was no option for pizza delivery, I have fond memories of making homemade pizza! […]

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Zoku Quick Pop Maker!

What kid doesn’t love popsicles? There’s just so much fun involved in eating something that melts before you’re done, something that comes in so many flavors, something that can drip down your arm, something that *must* be eaten when it’s 30 above out, and something that says Summer Holidays! What’s not to like about popsicles!? […]

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