Waiting for the Call – On Drinking and Driving.

Waiting for the Call – On Drinking and Driving.

There was a lot of drinking when I was young. No, it wasn’t me or my friends doing the drinking (although that would come later). The alcohol fueled weekend get togethers were done by my parents. And the parents of…

Summer Family Adventures

Summer Family Adventures

I have to admit it doesn’t feel much like it where I live yet but summer is right around the corner. Once the warm weather hits my whole family is itching to get out and make the most of it….

Sweet Chilli BBQ Wings #BlueDragonBBQ

Sweet Chilli BBQ Wings #BlueDragonBBQ

I cannot tell you how happy I am that it is grilling season again! Well the truth is we grill all year long, which often means shovelling our way to the bbq, but it’s just not quite the same when…

Grilled Madras Curry Ribs #PataksBBQ

Grilled Madras Curry Ribs #PataksBBQ

We love ribs in our house. Well to be honest the little one isn’t a huge fan, yet, but my husband and I adore ribs. Most of the time I do them with a tangy barbeque sauce or do a…

Magic Happens in the Kitchen

Magic Happens in the Kitchen

My daughter is turning five this month. It’s hard to believe some days! She will be off to school in the fall and even though I might not be ready she sure is. Every single day I am amazed at…

Playing With Our Food #MYBIXMIX

Playing With Our Food #MYBIXMIX

We have quite a good selection of cereal in our home. We are always stocked up with hot cereals, like oatmeal, which I think is mandatory to have on hand during our cold Saskatchewan winters. We have a small supply…

Spring Clean Giveaway  (CAN 05/28)

Spring Clean Giveaway (CAN 05/28)

It’s spring!  It’s spring! Or so the calendar tells me. I have to admit it doesn’t feel much like spring where I am but I do see signs. The robins are in the back yard, the tulips are blooming and…

French Onion Barley Risotto

French Onion Barley Risotto

I’m all for fast and easy meals, especially during the week when time is so precious but there are just some dishes that take time and are so worth it. French onion soup and risotto are two of those dishes….

Stories From Moms

Stories From Moms

Mother’s Day is a bitter sweet day for me and has been for some time. I actually have two mothers, neither of which are part of my life. That can be a bitter pill to swallow on a day devoted…

The Ups and Downs of Spring #Achoo #Onatural

The Ups and Downs of Spring #Achoo #Onatural

Spring is finally here!  I think… After about 6 long months of winter the arrival of spring is more than welcome. The grass is getting green. The tulips are getting ready to bloom. The robins are back. The apple tree…

Spaghetti Squash Crust Pizza Recipe

Spaghetti Squash Crust Pizza Recipe

I’ve seen a lot of posts lately with recipes for pizza crust made of cauliflower. Everyone says it’s wonderful. And maybe it is. But I just can’t get over the fact that it’s cauliflower – one of my least favourite…

Tips for Getting Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Tips for Getting Kids to Brush Their Teeth

April is National Oral Health Care Month. I know it doesn’t sound all that exciting but taking care of our oral health is so important. And I know what a challenge it can be when it comes to getting our…

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