Archive For December, 2012

Candy Nuts Recipe (Sugar Free Option)

Candy Nuts Recipe (Sugar Free Option)

Following a relatively sugar free and lower carb lifestyle this simple recipe for making candied nuts is right up my alley. They work equally well with sugar or Splenda or Stevia.  I’ve used cashews in the picture below because I…

Idle No More – A Little Education

Last week I was browsing Facebook when I came across a post by a “friend” of mine.  It was in response to the Idle No More movement and said “Here’s an idea.  Burn the treaties and get a job…”  I…

Safety Round Up (Dec.27) – Latest Recalls & Safety News

Product Recalls: 2012 Signature Collection Ornaments, Frames and Tree – Mold Alert This recall covers a rather large variety of Christmas decor items.  Aspergillus mold was found on some of the items which apparently can create problems for people with…

The Gift of Giving Giveaway

On Christmas day there will be presents under our tree.  My husband and I  will sit on the floor of our warm home and watch our daughter delight in opening her gifts and discovering that Santa really does exist.  I…

When It’s Not Just Colic – Reflux Hurts

When It’s Not Just Colic – Reflux Hurts

This is a subject I’ve been considering writing about for quite some time but every time I sit down to put into words I hesitate.  I look at my amazing, beautiful little girl and find it very difficult to go…

Simple & Scrumptious Brownie Cookie Recipe

Simple & Scrumptious Brownie Cookie Recipe

Between parenting a two year old, working full time outside the home and all of the family and other obligations that most of us have, I find that most of my holiday baking is being done “after hours”. Not only…

Food Friday – Homemade Holiday Marshmallows

Food Friday – Homemade Holiday Marshmallows

I’ve been meaning to try making marshmallows for some time now and in my quest to make some new and exciting holiday treats this year I finally decided to go for it.  If you’ve never made marshmallows before, they are…

Food Friday – Making the Perfect Roast

I love to cook.  I’m also pretty good at it.  My mother has always been a genius in the kitchen and it’s a skill that I eagerly studied.  I grew up cooking (and baking) a wide variety of dishes but…

#HolidayMocktails Twitter Party and Book Launch

Tis the Season for family, friends, great food and yummy drinks!  Whether you are just enjoying a quiet evening at home or having a bunch over for festivities, I am positive that you will find a drink or two to…

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