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PB & J Thumbprint Cookies

Who doesn’t love good ol’ pb & j sandwich?Oh wait, um, ME. But like most things, once you put it into cookie form just TRY to keep me away. Yup, you can’t. Juuuuust hand ‘em over.These are an adaptation born of 4 jars of jam passed on to me by my mother-in-law after she had […]

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Monday Moments: Birthday Boy

This weekend we celebrated our biggest boy turning 4!  For his birthday, his only request was a tennis racket – for some reason he’s been hooked on the idea of tennis for awhile now, and I think it’s time to look into some lessons.We figured it was also time he gave up his tricycle for […]

One Dish Apple Pancake

One-Dish Oven-Baked Apple Crumble Pancake

When we were first married, I got up at 5:30 in the morning to get to work on time and was usually napping by 4 pm, while Carl rolled out of bed around 8:00 to head to classes at university, and then was busy till at least 11:00 at night, so we didn’t see a whole […]

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Monday Moments: Stages

This week saw our sweet girl head off excitedly to her first week of Grade 1 – she was ok with getting a picture until her brothers came and cramped her style. The worst, amiright? And just when I thought we’d had enough to adjust to, this happened on a spur of the moment decision: And, much more […]

Frozen No-Bake Orange Cheesecake

Frozen Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake

I think memory foam has gone too far. When it first came out to top beds, I thought it seemed like a reasonably good idea for people who always sleep in the same position. When I saw it in pillows, I understood the value of a well-supported neck, and a pillow that knew where that […]