Slow cooker granola - big batch!

Slow Cooker Granola

It has come to my attention that not everyone eats granola, and I have a problem with this. Granola is so delicious, so easy, so customizable, and makes yogurt so much more edible. In an attempt to eat more protein and less sugar, one addition to the fridge has been Greek yogurt. I know I’m […]


Monday Moments: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

This weekend was supposed to be tree-decorating weekend, but then Carl had to go out of town for work. Then suddenly he didn’t have to go, and decorating was back on! Then suddenly I got grossly sick and decorating was back off! It was an emotional roller coaster that eventually culminated in very happy kids […]

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Ricardo’s Chocolate Crepes

A recent girls’ weekend in Whistler, BC saw us searching the streets in the torrential rain at 11:00 am, having just checked out of our hotel, determined to find delicious crepes before embarking on a day of shopping. I had promised amazingness at a place Carl and I had enjoyed in the past, but alas, […]


Monday Moments: Hitting Reset

Guys, I love the rain. I love fall, winter, windy days, and chilly, stormy skies. I love the great indoors just as much the great outdoors, sometimes even more. What I do not like is who my kids turn into when we are largely stuck inside. We need to hit a major reset button because […]

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Dough Cheesecake

While scrolling through Instagram at my annual birthday hair appointment, I came across a cheesecake that stopped me in my tracks. It didn’t help that I hadn’t eaten lunch and was ravenously hungry; the worst possible time to look at pictures of food. I picked up the necessary 3 bricks of cream cheese on the […]