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Hot Apple Punch: perfect fall drink

Hot Apple Punch: The Perfect Fall Drink

Drinks, Recipes

Fall is finally here. It’s been unusually warm the last few weeks, but the weather has finally started to cool. I had to scrape frost off the windshield before we could head to preschool the other day. So it’s…

Classic Turkey Noodle Soup

Classic Turkey Noodle Soup

Mains, Recipes

I love Thanksgiving. I love roasted turkey dinners, with mashed potatoes and carrots. I love getting together with the family and just hanging out. And I love it because I basically don’t have to cook for a few days.…

Mini Ice Cream Cakes

Ice Cream Cupcakes!

Cakes, Kids Parties, Recipes

What’s better than cake? Ice cream cake! For Alexie’s second birthday, I really wanted to try my hand at making Ice cream cupcakes. I’ve made a frozen peanut butter and chocolate cake for Stephane, so I figured that a…

5 Easy Meals for Busy Moms

5 Easy Meals For Busy Moms

Mains, Recipes

People sometimes think that being a stay-at-home mom means my hubby comes home to a gourmet meal every night. This is definitely not the case. Between entertaining a little one, running errands, trying to keep the house somewhat in…

Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Baking, Cookies, Cookies, Recipes

There is something so comforting about oatmeal raisin cookies.  They have the comfort of a big bowl of oatmeal but the sweetness of a cookie.  They are one of our favourites.  They even find their way onto my pre-baby to-do…

Chicken Bacon Mac N' Cheese

Chicken Bacon Mac n’ Cheese

Mains, Recipes

Growing up, there was nothing quite like waking up to find out that it was a snow day!  The extra few inches of snow and bitter cold meant that we would get to stay home, while my parents went…

Pulla Finnish Dessert Bread

Pulla: Finnish Dessert Bread

Baking, Recipes

I grew up eating this dessert bread.  It’s was one of the few food items that I can connect to my ancestral homeland.  This was something that came out on special occasions and was quickly devoured by any person…

Peach Crisp Dessert

Peach Crisp

Baking, Recipes, Seasonal

One of my favourite things about the end of summer is the fresh produce. All of my favourite fruits and veggies are in season, meaning they are at their peak for flavour and sweetness. I look forward to the…

Chicken with Peaches

Peach Chicken

Mains, Recipes

The best produce is out right now!  It’s one of the great things about summer.  It’s so easy to get your fruits and veggies since everything is fresh, delicious and much cheaper.  I’m all about the fresh fruit at this…

Honey Lemon Garlic Baked Tilapia

Honey Lemon Garlic Tilapia

Mains, Recipes

Trying to eat healthy can be a struggle and expensive.  We try to eat mostly lean meats and fish, like tilapia, when we’re at home, saving other more expensive options for a special occasion or when we visit the…