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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Iced Tea Summer Treats!

Summer is here and that means it’s time for some iced tea!! Now….I’m not talking about the iced tea crystals…instead I’m talking about a healthier option of the Tealish Loose Leaf Iced Tea from Avon. This iced tea has been such a TREAT for our family! It is delicious, healthy and incredibly refreshing. The Tealish […]

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Fry it and Style it!

Stir frys, eggs, bacon, or a big burger are all some of our favorites!! But in order to make any of these foods you need frying pan or skillet…most of us have these in our kitchen already, but Avon has a unique set of 2 Mini Cast Iron Skillets that would likely make a great […]

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Quarto Knows – 5-Minute Mug Cakes & Peeps-a-licious! ~Giveaway!

You might remember awhile back when I reviewed a cookbook called “Dump Cakes from Scratch”, written by my new-best-friend-though-she-didn’t-know-it-at-the-time Jennifer Lee! I loved the cookbook, loved the recipes, loved that they were “from scratch” not “from box” and the rest is history! Well, it turns out that Jennifer saw my review and – get this […]

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Finest Foods at Your Fingertips!

Food is a vital part of our lives. We need it in order to live…it’s really an essential, wouldn’t you say? 😉 The question that is raised time and time again these days is: What is healthy for us? What isn’t healthy? What are the BEST foods to help us stay in good health? What […]

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Saving Our Planet ~ One Snack Bag or Straw at a Time! ~ GIVEAWAY!

There’s a whole lot of disposable things in our world today…wouldn’t you agree? People tend to throw out all kinds of disposable items including things such as styrofoam plates, plastic cups, all shapes and sizes of plastic bags, diapers, drinking straws, paper towels, and the list goes on. In some ways, our world has become very, […]

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