Jam Pot Cookies

Raspberry Jam Pot Cookies

Baking, Cookies

This is one recipe that brings me right home.  My mom used to make these and they were my dad’s absolute favourite. A huge batch is would only last a day or two in our house.  It was a staple at…

Engagement gift basket

Engagement Gift Basket: Perfect Gift for Bride-to-Be

Events, Love

Back in November, my little sister got engaged!  We are thrilled to welcome Braden into the family and for Serena to start this new chapter in her life.  And of course, the wedding!  But I’m jumping ahead.  First, there…

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…

Grow: my One Word for 2017

Grow: My One Word for 2017

Confessions

Have you heard about the One Word trend?  It’s kind of amazing.  Instead of making a resolution (which is easily broken) you pick one word that becomes your guiding word for the year.  When making decisions, life changes and…

Bilingual Names - 24 French-English Names

Bilingual Baby Names

Motherhood, Pregnancy

While I speak French, it’s my husband’s side that is really french.  They are one of those families that can trace their family line back 150 years, all the way to France.  When we decided to have kids, I…

First Trimester Update

Baby #2: First Trimester Update!

Family, Motherhood, Pregnancy

Well, it’s been a couple of weeks since we announced that we were expecting baby #2!  We couldn’t be more excited.  With the first trimester officially behind me, I’m ready to share a few details about my first 12…