It’s Very VIVO Delicious! ~ GIVEAWAY! (3 Winners)

Happy New Year!! It’s hard to believe it….but 2018 is already well under way! So….did you make any resolutions this year? Did you set any goals? We have a few new goals that we’re aiming towards this year…including the possible purchase of a boat (!!!) and finding ways to spend extra time together as a […]

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A Better-For-You, Simple, Naturally Delicious Crunch!! ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

I think we can pretty much all agree that chips are a fabulous snack food. They have that satisfying crunch, they taste great, they’re pretty cheap, they come in a variety of flavors, and well…they are just excellent for snacking on! That is….until you read the ingredients! Somehow, reading the ingredients puts a damper on […]

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Ello Products! Three Purty Mugs! ~Giveaway!

  I carry a water bottle with me wherever I go. It never fails, that if I don’t have one, I’m absolutely dying of thirst! Why does it work that way? Like really, I’m just going to town to get groceries. Just because I don’t have a water bottle along doesn’t mean I need an […]

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Raincoast Books – Okanagan Table Cookbook!

You know I love cookbooks. But you know what I love even more than cookbooks? Canadian Cookbooks! After all, it’s just a wee bit more awesome when the author is from your own country! And do I have a big, beautiful cookbook for you today! It’s called “The Okanagan Table” and most of us on […]

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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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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 – Melts!

I love a grilled cheese sandwich. To me there’s nothing more of a comfort food than a toasty, crispy, cheesey grilled cheese sandwich! Add a bite of dill pickle to every bite and you have me a perfect meal. “Melts”, by Fern Green is a beautiful hard covered book with a cut out of a […]

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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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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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