Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

I didn’t actually realize that scallops were a seafood dish until recently. Growing up at home, we had scallops every Easter, and fairly regularly other times, in the form of thinly-sliced potatoes with onions, white sauce, and of course, muchos au gratin. My mom always gave the impression that they were fairly time consuming and fiddly, […]


Monday Moments: For Carl

This one’s for you Carl, in case you’re missing us at all (and you better be ;)). 11 days down, only 7 more to go! Gemma got her nails painted – did you know I was so talented? Kristopher mastered the ramp on his bike – his helmet was somewhere nearby, rest assured. Theo has […]

Brown Eggs & Jam Jars Cookbook

Brown Eggs and Jam Jars {Giveaway closed}

Seriously, do cookbooks get any more beautiful than this?! Brown Eggs and Jam Jars is the gorgeous new cookbook from Canadian food writer Aimee Wimbush-Bourque, editor of the Simple Bites website and urban homesteader extraordinaire. I was so excited to receive two copies of this book fresh off the press – one you won’t be able […]


Monday Moments: On the Move!

So we may or may not have BOUGHT A HOUSE! YOU GUYS, WHAT THE EVEN WHAT. No takebacks? Subjects will be removed this week, and, Lord willing, we’ll be moving at the end of March. It’s going to be crazy weird, after the past three years living with my in-laws, not to have them around, […]

Ham & Sage Casserole with Apple - freezer friendly, and perfect for using up leftover ham!

Cheesy Ham & Sage Casserole

I am just watching, and waiting. Five nights ago, one little boy spent the whole night launching his leftovers, and, if everyone I know on Facebook is to be believed, with a family of six we aren’t getting off that easy.  So far, the baby has a terrible-but-only-occasional barking cough, and no one else has […]