I call this frosting absolutely sinful because it absolutely is! This is a simple frosting recipe that you can whip up in your stand mixer or you can just use you electric hand mixer. I made this to go on a new chocolate cake recipe I created and it was the perfect pairing. The frosting has … [Read more...] about Absolutely Sinful Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting
Now that the weather has been getting colder we've been craving more warm hearty meals. Shepherd's pie is one of those traditional classic dinners that really hits the spot. When I made this the other day I was so pleased because not only did my husband gobble up another portion so did my … [Read more...] about Easy Shepherd’s Pie
About a month ago I installed the 'Dreambaby Sliding Door And Window Locks' onto my glass balcony sliding doors because I began having issues with my 1.5 year old son trying to slide the balcony door open. We're not on a high floor in our building but the thought of Donnie getting out the door and … [Read more...] about Review – Dreambaby Sliding Door And Window Locks
I've always wanted to try making my own home made mayonnaise from scratch and I made this earlier this week. I was so pleased with the result! When I have the chance I like to watch cooking shows for a little inspiration. I've seen some of the chefs make mayonnaise from scratch before and it … [Read more...] about Sun Dried Tomato Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise
Today my little boy Donnie hits an important mark in his time line of growing up. He becomes 18 months old today. For those of you reading who are also parents you understand why this is such an important time in a child's development. This is the time when doctors typically expect that all or … [Read more...] about 18 Month Milestones
I find that using a slow cooker can be a real big help in making a home cooked meal without working too hard in the kitchen. One of our favorites is this tender slow cooked roast beef that I've been making for almost as long as I've owned a slow cooker. The flavor is amazing and the meat becomes … [Read more...] about Tender Slow Cooker Roast Beef
Sometimes for lunch I feel like just having a plain old classic grilled cheese sandwich. Honestly sometimes that's all I have time to make when Donnie's pulling on my legs or when he's throwing his lunch all over the place from his highchair. There's nothing wrong with a good ol' grilled cheese … [Read more...] about Make your own Chipotle Butter!
When we're craving takeout but feel like being being more frugal I make this awesome noodle dish. The combination of spices in this work so well together with the veggies and scallops. It's seriously difficult for me to not brag about this recipe. It's sooo good! To make this super easy to … [Read more...] about Asian Inspired Curried Noodles with Bay Scallops & Veggies
My husband is a meat and potatoes kind of guy so pork ribs is naturally one of his favorite meals. I've been making this recipe for a few years and it's become one of our favorites. What really makes these ribs spectacular is the home made dry rub seasoning mix that I put on to marinate the meat … [Read more...] about Mouth Watering Saucy Pork Ribs
These roasted baby potatoes make a great side and they're so easy to make! I remember when I was a kid one year at summer camp they had a theme night for one of their dinners and called it "The Royal Dinner" - it was supposed to be food that the Queen would supposedly have for a meal. Everyone … [Read more...] about Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic
I have a small kitchen and there's not a lot of extra space available to set up one of those nifty recipe card stands for use when I'm cooking. It was becoming quite annoying to have search for the recipe card after I had set it down somewhere - it would end up under dishes or containers or fell in … [Read more...] about Displaying recipes when dealing with small kitchen space
Pizza is one of those tasty things that our family just can't live without and I find that the dough used can really make or break what could be a delicious pizza. I've been making my pizza dough using this method for a while now and it works out perfectly for us. My husband likes foods that are … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Pizza Dough Recipe for Stand Mixers
This is a follow-up to the previous review I wrote on a shoe repair product called "Shoe Goo". If you missed the first part you can find it by clicking here. It's been about a month since I used the "Shoe Goo" to repair the soles of my husbands office shoes and I can conclude 2 things from this … [Read more...] about Review – DIY Shoe Repair using “Shoe Goo” – Part 2
I have an obsession with feta cheese and sun dried tomatoes so this recipe makes a great combination for me! What's more important is that my son is willing to eat this! He's become more picky these last few months and sometimes it's difficult to get him to eat his veggies but he really enjoys … [Read more...] about Sun Dried Tomato & Feta Pasta Salad
My sister made this delicious dip for me when I was visiting her in New Brunswick. It's incredibly good and so simple to put together. She wilted the spinach in some garlic butter that we had left over from making garlic bread and it turned out absolutely fantastic! We cut up some naan bread … [Read more...] about The Best Spinach Dip Ever!