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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DK Discovery Day ~ Ultimate Sticker Book: Pets ~ GIVEAWAY!

Stickers are one of those things that are enjoyed by almost any child. I love watching our 2 year olds little fingers learn to stick on stickers. And I love watching our 10 year old work on sticker books on more advanced topics….like rocks and minerals, or of course….Lego. 😉 Pretty much any way you […]

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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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Raincoast Books – Magic Cakes

Magic. It’s something that amazes us all. But did you know that you can create magic within the space of your very own kitchen? I remember the first time I made an impossible pie – it was so cool! But I have a lovely cookbook to tell you about that makes a triple layer pie! […]

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‘Kaboost’ Them! ~ GIVEAWAY!

It’s no secret that kids love feeling like they are “growing up” or “getting bigger” and young siblings certainly want to be like their older siblings. I see it in our little ones all the time. Recently our soon-to-be-3-year-old has been telling me proudly how he has such BIG knees and that it’s because he’s […]

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Raincoast Books – 101 More Things to Do With Bacon!

Bacon. Some say it’s good for us, some say it’s not. My opinion is that animal fats are very healthy for us and we need them in our diet and my firmest belief is “everything in moderation”. So you better believe I’m going to enjoy my bacon! Oh, and now that I cook it in […]

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Wildly Canadian! ~Giveaway!

I happen to like food. I have no trouble enjoying all manner of foods, whether they be from different ethnicities or different “diets”. I just enjoy food! Thankfully, I’ve found out the things that make my body happier and that things that don’t, and I know better how to make life easier on myself on […]

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Wild Man Ricing ~Giveaway!

I’ve always loved rice. And I’ve always loved wild rice. Funny how it got the name wild rice when it’s actually not at all rice – it’s grass seed! Ah well, I still enjoy it! Anyway, since I love wild rice, I always keep my eye out for any companies that are selling it, because […]

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