Halloween Suckers Spider Craft {12 Days of Halloween Crafts and Recipes}


We are so excited to share 12 Days of Halloween Crafts and Recipes Ideas for you! We have teamed up with some of our favourite bloggers and have a selection of craft and recipe ideas for your Halloween celebration that are sure to please. We’re kicking off DAY 1 with this fun Halloween Suckers Spider […]

Menu Plan Monday: October 5, 2015


  This menu plan takes advantage of apples from apple picking, sales on chicken thighs, bacon,  ground beef, and cheese. I am also stocking up on pumpkin and cranberries which are on sale now in preparation for Canadian Thanksgiving.   Monday – Meatless Monday: Sweet potato and two cheese tarte tatin, tossed salad Tuesday – Bacon, apple, cheddar […]

Caramel Corn Snack Mix in Door Hanger Boxes{Halloween Popcorn Box Blog Party 2015}


I love taking part in these Popcorn Box Blog Parties hosted by Laura Kelly! It’s such fun to take something as simple as a popcorn box and use your creativity to turn it into something fun for Halloween. Last year I made a Haunted House Luminary and this year, I came up with these cute […]

Halloween Mummy Meatloaf Recipe


Are you a Halloween fan? We love it here! It’s so much fun to get dressed up and take on another character for a little while, isn’t it? We have a lot of traditions in our home – playing creepy music while we hand out treats to the neighbourhood kids, making special treats to give […]

Countdown to Thanksgiving Checklist


It’s 11 days to Thanksgiving here in Canada (although these tips will apply to those of you in the US as well but you have more time to get ready!). It’s funny how it can sneak up on us sometimes and suddenly there we are in a crowd of other last minute shoppers on the […]

Menu Plan Monday: Monday September 28, 2015


Hello and welcome to another Menu Plan Monday!   I try to keep these meal plans quick and easy. I always make extra where I can so that I can make use of leftovers in future meals. I also plan my meals around seasonal foods and/or what’s on sale to make them as inexpensive as […]

Do You Need a Do-Over? How to Salvage Your Bad Day


It’s only Monday right? I was pretty sure it was but by about 1 this afternoon, I actually had to check my calendar because it felt like I had been through at least 4 days this week already. That’s how crazy my day had been up to that point. I am juggling a LOT of […]

To the Extroverts of the World


I’ve had this post sitting in drafts for ages. I wrote it more as a way of venting and then just left it in drafts. Then, recently, I was at a conference and some things happened that brought it back to the forefront of my mind. Please know that I DO understand that this will […]

Candy Apple Monster Faces


It’s apple season! I love apples pretty much every way possible but for my daughter, she gets pretty excited at this time of year when the candy apples begin to make an appearance. For a different take on candy apples – one that the kids can safely participate in making – check out these candy […]

Menu Plan Monday – Week of September 21, 2015

Delicious applesauce meatloaf recipe

This week’s meal plan includes three meat free dinners and the great deals I found on ground beef, beef roast, and whole chicken.   Monday – Sweet Corn Ravioli, spinach salad (leftover spinach for Saturday) Tuesday – Applesauce Meatloaf, egg noodles, peas, carrots Wednesday – Roasted whole chicken (leftover chicken is for Saturday)– I like […]