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My blog is intended to inspire people to enjoy a better life built around their home & family. .. It features decorating & organizing projects, craft ideas, room decor, recipes, and all things.. related to homemaking.

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  • Help Canadian Communities Grow Real Food With Kashi's #PlantItForward Program +Kashi Prize Pack Giveaway!
    on May 22, 2015
    Hello friends! I hope you are well and enjoying the beautiful weather. I was busy in my garden over the long weekend and I noticed on Facebook that many of my friends were busy planting their gardens with lots of yummy vegetables as well.I think we a...
  • 2 Easy Tips to Stay Fit This Summer +Brita® Filtered Water Bottle Giveaway!
    on May 21, 2015
    With school being over for the year in just one month, it will soon be the season for summer vacations, camping trips, family reunions and summer sports tournaments. I find that summer is always the time of year when a regular schedule gets thrown to...
  • Fresh & Fun Front Porch Decor
    on May 20, 2015
     Hello friends! Are you ready for the second installment of the Outdoor Extravaganza this week? This week's theme is outdoor decor and entertaining and I am sharing our front porch. With the exception of  Christmas, one of my very favourite...
  • Make Grilling Easier Than Ever with Cookina® +Cookina® #WhatsOnYourGrill Giveaway!
    on May 15, 2015
    Disclosure: This post was sponsored by COOKINA®. However, as always, I only work with brands/products that I truly love and all opinions are 100% mine. I totally loved this product and we plan to use it all the time for our grilling adventures.Hello...
  • Save Time, Money & Energy with Toronto Hydro by signing up for eBills +Win A Washer & Dryer #HydroGTA
    on May 15, 2015
    As a busy mom, I really love things that help me save time and stay organized. One of the things that I seem to drown in is mail & paper clutter. It's hard to keep on top of it all, along with other things that demand my children...
  • How To Make A Fairy Garden & 4 Other Fabulous Outdoor Plant & Flower Projects for the Outdoor Extravaganza 2015!
    on May 13, 2015
    Hello there! I am so excited to share this amazing Fairy Garden project with you, along with the projects of 4 other talented bloggers as part of this year's Outdoor Extravaganza, hosted by Shauna at Satori Design For Living! If you have never visite...
  • Skillet Blueberry & Cream Cheese Strata
    on May 12, 2015
    Camping Season is almost here and I am SO excited! Last weekend, our family invested in a brand new tent for camping season 2015! Our current tent was 10 years old and for the last 2 summers we have used it, it had a broken zipper on the door which m...
  • 5 Tips For Prepping Meals For Busy Families On the Go!
    on May 7, 2015
    There is nothing that makes me happier than making a good meal for my family! Home-cooked meals are not only budget-friendly and can help the family's food allowance go far, but are far more healthy than eating out. What I am about to show you is ver...
  • Give Love to New Moms In Need this Mother's Day with World Vision Gifts #WorldVisionGifts
    on May 5, 2015
    One of the things that I cherish most in life is my role as a mother. My role is not only to love & protect my children, but to help guide and nurture, and send them off into the world as caring, responsible and productive individuals. My kids ar...
  • Support Growing Real Food In Urban Gardens Across Canada This Summer with Kashi's #PlantItForward Program
    on May 4, 2015
    Disclosure: This post was generously sponsored by Kashi. However, as always, I only partner with brands/products that I love and use in my own home. I have been feeding my family Kashi products for years, including those 'tasty little crackers', bars...
  • The Best BBQ Tool for Summer Grilling & Camping: COOKINA Barbecue Reusable Grilling Sheet #WhatsOnYourGrill
    on May 1, 2015
    Disclosure: This post was sponsored by COOKINA. However, as always, I only work with brands/products that I truly love and all opinions are 100% mine. I totally loved this product and we plan to use it all the time for our grilling adventures.Hello e...
  • Strawberry Shortcake Spring Roll Wraps
    on Apr 30, 2015
    Strawberry season is almost here and it's time to pull out all those yummy strawberry recipes! We lurves strawberry anything at our it shortcake, pie, tarts, name it, we love it!These Strawberry Shortcake Spring Roll Wraps are a...
  • Crunchy Roast Cauliflower +Cookbook Giveaway {Canada Only}
    on Apr 30, 2015
    To be honest, cauliflower was not a vegetable that I ate growing up. It was always served boiled, which did not appeal to me at all. In recent years, I have discovered that roasted cauliflower is da bomb and it marries to well with so many other flav...
  • Crepes with Yogurt & Berries
    on Apr 19, 2015
    This is a favourite family recipe straight from my mother's kitchen....crepes! My mother has been making crepes for years and it is a delicious treat that we all love...whether sweet or savory. Being a Maritimer, our favourite savory crepes are...
  • Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce
    on Apr 18, 2015
    Even those the seasons change, there is one thing that never changes...and that is making meals for the family.The menu choices may change, but there is always the family dinner that everyone looks forward to.This month, I got to try another deliciou...
  • Coconut Milk Pudding with Tropical Fruit {Gluten Free, Dairy Free & Vegan}
    on Mar 31, 2015
    Do you love pudding? So do I! Especially creamy homemade puddings with fresh fruit toppings. They are absolutely divine! Such a nice treat as a dessert, snack or even for breakfast. This time, I switched things up a little and used coconut milk and t...
  • Vegetable Curry {Gluten Free Main Dish}
    on Mar 30, 2015
    Just when we think winter might be over, we get walloped with a little more snow just to remind us all that Mother Nature is still in control. So while flip-flop and barbecue season hasn't quite arrived, I am still happy to get a delicious smelling o...
  • Easy Carrot Cake Cookies
    on Mar 30, 2015
    Is there anything better than warm homemade cookies? My family loves homemade cookies and they don't last long around here. After years of baking, I know that my favourite type of cookie has butter, white sugar AND brown sugar in the recipe. It gives...
  • Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo
    on Mar 28, 2015
    I absolutely love, love, love recipes that make a lot of quantity for my family.  With a teen son who is eating us out of house & home these days, a dish that yields a lot is a necessity! He is always looking for a meal....a filling, good st...
  • Veggie & Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts #Cheesefest
    on Mar 22, 2015
    You know that old children's song, "And the fork ran away with the spoon?"  Well. I really think we have  been lied to all these years. I am pretty sure that the fork ran away with the cheese. I mean, who would want to run away with a borin...