holidays

Enter to win a Bella Fingerlings Monkey (CAN 12/16)

Enter to win a Bella Fingerlings Monkey (CAN 12/16)

So back in about September I started to see people talking on social media about Fingerlings. I had no idea what they were. I honestly thought they were finger puppets and never gave them a second thought. But people kept…

Silk Tie Easter Eggs

Silk Tie Easter Eggs

I remember several, ok many, years ago I was at home watching TV and saw an ad for an upcoming Martha Stewart episode. Her show wasn’t really on my must watch list but the teaser told me she was going…

Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn

Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn

I love peppermint, but I’m not a huge candy person so I tend to find ways to incorporate the flavour into my backing, especially this time of year. There are a lot of candy canes in my house right now….

Easy DIY Christmas Wreath

Easy DIY Christmas Wreath

My six year old daughter is all about crafting right now. And crafting is so not my thing. It’s not that I don’t like it (much) but it can just be so tedious and time consuming. Or, when you are…

Icing Christmas Trees

Icing Christmas Trees

Putting together and decorating a gingerbread house is one of our favorite holiday traditions. I generally leave the construction parts in the capable hands of my talented carpenter husband or I guarantee our house would not still be standing by…

Stocking Stuffers for 6 year olds

Stocking Stuffers for 6 year olds

I love stockings! I love getting them and I really love stuffing them for other people. It’s so much fun. My daughter is six now and she’s at a really great age that gives me – ummm Santa –  lots…

Nine Fabulous No Carve Pumpkins

Nine Fabulous No Carve Pumpkins

We love carving pumpkins at our house and each year we each do at least one so our front step is adorned with three or more awesome jackolanterns. But I thought this year it might be fun (and so much…

Canada Day travel must haves from Church & Dwight

Canada Day travel must haves from Church & Dwight

Canada Day marks the first official long weekend of the summer. And it’s probably my favourite. I means we still have a solid could of months of summer in front of us. It’s a time to celebrate this awesome country…

What Will You Do With Your Leap Day?

What Will You Do With Your Leap Day?

This year my 28 year old sister in law gets to celebrate her birthday for the 7th time! It’s kind of a big deal for her. For most of us a leap year just means an extra day in February…

Take a Bite Out Of Holiday Stress

Take a Bite Out Of Holiday Stress

As I go about my days this time of year, baking, shopping, wishing everyone around me a Merry Christmas, there are knots in my stomach. I know this is suppose to be a holiday that revolves around joy, love and…

Apple Cider Caramels #Recipe

Apple Cider Caramels #Recipe

Another awesome recipe from my amazing friend Jessica! Apple Cider Caramels There are only 2 sleeps until Christmas and if you’re anything like me, you are currently panicking that you have accidentally forgotten to buy a gift for someone, or…

Whipped Butter Four Ways. The Perfect Hostess Gift.

Whipped Butter Four Ways. The Perfect Hostess Gift.

Wine or chocolates are generally my go to gift when attending a holiday function at someone’s house. In most cases you can’t go wrong with one or both of those. But sometimes it’s nice to think outside the box because,…

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