Monday Moments: School’s Out!

No more teachers, no more books! That means this sweet face is back around the house, and up and about way earlier than I ever dragged her out of bed on a school morning. She has plans to do lots of baking and cooking with me this summer, which I’m pretty happy about! It won’t […]


Monday Moments: Father’s Day

While I totally agree that Mother’s and Father’s Day are fabricated holidays which convince you to spend money, I am all for spending money on other people if it helps them realise how treasured they are. I was (am) blessed with an amazing Dad, and I’m so thankful my kids get to have the same […]

Pork tenderloin with mango-avocado salsa - a quick and colourful summer meal that can be grilled or done in the oven! Recipe on

Rush Hour Meals: Pork Tenderloin with Mango Avocado Salsa

I received a copy of Rush Hour Meals by Rose Reisman from Whitecap Publishing for review.  I was not otherwise compensated for this post, and all opinions are, of course, my own :) Make sure to check out the giveaway at the bottom of the post! After 10 years of marriage, it was time to say […]


Monday Moments: Williversary

We’ve officially known this handsome guy for a whole year! I can now officially take pictures of him against his will. (Will’s will – *chuckles*) This happened to land in the very same week as his birthday, so this even-more-handsome guy grilled up an abundance of shish kebabs with a side of garlic bread. We’re […]

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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

I love oatmeal cookies almost as much as I love chocolate cookies. Why have I never thought to put the two together before? Too much of a rule follower? Not enough mental energy for creative thought? Probably both, a little :) Although on the mental energy front, major gains are being made here, folks. My 3 […]