Archive For September, 2012

All Wet – Wordless Wednesday w/linky

Probably our last watering session of the season so I let her run with it.     Please note that entering your email address in the link up is optional.  Email addresses will only be used to send an announcement that…

Safety Round UP – Ground Beef Recall Expanded (Sept. 24)

On September 16th the Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued its first of what would turn out to be many alerts about ground beef that may potentially contain E. coli. It’s important to note that no illnesses have been reported in…

The Flu Shot – Tis The Season

Photo Credit: Sanofi Pasteur “The flu shot can prevent influenza illness in about 70-90% of healthy adults and children” FightFlu.ca With fall officially here its only a matter of time until colds and the flu start to seriously make their…

Family Fun at Pumpkin Hollow

Family Fun at Pumpkin Hollow

Nothing shouts fall more than pumpkins and corn mazes.  This past weekend my husband and I packed up our little one and headed out to Pumpkin Hollow Corn Maze Family Fun Farm & Fall Festival. The farm, which is a…

Cutco 4pc Steak Knife Giveaway #LoveCDNBeef

If you’ve been following my blog you know I am a proud Canada Beef Brand Ambassador.  As part of the awesome ambassador program I recently received a beautiful set of Cutco steak knives!  Now, if you are at all familiar…

Goodbye Summer Hello Fall – Wordless Wednesday

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My Favorite Day of the Year – The Run for the Cure!

About ten years ago I decided to put together a team and sign us up for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure.  It was a lot of work – recruiting team members, fund raising, helping my…

Safety Round up (Sept. 17) Ground Beef Recall

Yesterday the Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a rather  E. coli notice involving ground beef sold in Canada.  The brands and retailers effected are: Calahoo MeatsKirkland SignatureSafewayWalmart To see the complete list of which meat is involved please visit the…

Do You Pin?

Are you addicted to Pinterest?  I might be the odd one out on this but I am not.  I like it.  I use it.  But I don’t spend an exorbitant amount of time pinning and repinning.  I do, however, think…

Safety Round Up (Sept. 13) – Latest Recalls & Kids Safety News

Latest Food RecallsFor for information on all food related recalls please contact:CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday) or visit CFIA Compliments brand Sensations Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn – September…

Worldess Wednesday – Ice Cream w/linky

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Gratitude, Forgiveness and Manners

The other day I was on a Facebook page trying to snag a free sample that a company was graciously giving away.  Like so often is the case lately, I, along with everyone else, experienced some technical glitches.  It appeared…

Making the Cut – A Steak for All Occasions

  Oh summer, glorious summer.  You were good to us this year.  So many opportunities for gorgeous backyard barbeques with family and friends.  So many delicious meals cooked on the grill.  Hamburgers, seafood, ribs, grilled veggies from the garden and…

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