“So many times you feel like you’ve failed, but in the eyes, heart, and mind of your child you are SUPER MOM” ~ Author Unknown Mother’s Day is May 8th. A day that is set aside to honour all the mothers, and maternal influences to children all over the world. They are the women who […]
Ah, peanut butter. Peanut butter is so delicious that it deserves to be celebrated…oh wait, it is! Peanut Butter Lover’s Day, celebrated every year on March 1st, is a day for everyone to enjoy this gooey, nutty goodness. National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day began in 1990, and decades later, we are still celebrating the health […]
Nothing beats homemade pizza! It may seem like a daunting task to make your own pizza dough! or maybe you are thinking I don’t have time for that! We’ve got a solution for you, why not try our quick and easy pizza dough recipe? It only requires 30 minutes of rising. You will have enough […]
It’s December! A time that we spend together with friends and family. A time that we spend rushing around, attending Christmas parties and programs, braving the holiday shopping crowds, and a time that is focused on what WE want. But December is also a time that we can slow down and think for a minute, think about those who maybe need a little pick-me up (retail workers who deal with upset or frustrated clients), or those who have less than we do.
But one thing that I love about families is that everyone has their own unique family recipes that get passed down from generation to generation or that you happen to find and everyone absolutely loves. In my family growing up it was a Dutch dish called “bourenkoel” (forgive me if I’m spelling that wrong because I’m spelling phonetically) and Oma’s meatball soup.
One way to beat the summer heat is by enjoying a cool, refreshing drink while relaxing in the shade. Here are a couple of our favourite summertime drinks to enjoy outside that anyone can make!
One thing that I do know that works to help keep cool (other than a pool or beach or sprinkler) just happens to be one of my favourites! I LOVE summer treats – fresh berries or watermelon, milkshakes and ice cream. My all time favourite would be popsicles! There are so many delicious flavours to have (personally I like the white ones the best). However, just recently I bought my own popsicle molds – this means that I get to have lots of fun mixing popsicles for myself!
National Chocolate Cupcake Day is tomorrow October 18th – an annual celebratebration of the sweetness of small chocolate cakes.
November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month! Who’s with me in dancing? I love peanut butter! Not only is it so versatile, it can be incorporated into almost every meal of the day and you don’t tire of it … well … not quickly at least. For breakfast, I love peanut butter in my smoothies, […]
Did you know that January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day?? I happen to have the amazing opportunity to live in the Dairy Capital of Canada – Woodstock, Ontario. We are a small…