I've said it before but I'll say it again (especially since I'm quite talkative - lol): Making your own seasoning mixes at home is often a better choice than purchasing jars from the grocery store. Here's why: You likely have all the ingredients in your pantry already - so it's less expensive. You know exactly what ingredients are in your mix. Make as little or as much as you need so … [Read more...] about Homemade Cajun Seasoning Mix
Cookies, cakes and all things chocolatey are some of the best things about Valentine's Day. Sure, the holiday is supposed to be about things like kissy faces, cupid's arrows and lovey dovey mushy stuff, but I much prefer the dessert aspect of the holiday! ;) A bouquet of flowers from my husband would make a nice gift but if I had the option, I'd gladly take some kind of over the top … [Read more...] about 14 for Feb 14 – Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes
One of the things I love most about living in Toronto is that there are so many different restaurants from all cultures of the world - you know what that means right?? Yup, Toronto is one yummy city! haha If you've been following the site for a while now, you might know just how much I love trying new flavors and incorporating them into my own recipes. I especially enjoy food from Asian … [Read more...] about 24 Super Tasty Asian Inspired Recipes You’ve Got to Try!
Pork chops. Good ol' saucy pork chops, on top of some fluffy rice or a baked potato with some veggies. Ahhhhh... That's what I call a darn good dinner! :D Today's recipe brings a whole lot of yummyness to the dinner table... Mango Chutney Pork Chops... YUM! Pork is a staple in our household since it's generally quite inexpensive and there are lots of ways you can prepare it - plus … [Read more...] about Mango Chutney Pork Chops
Since starting this site back in 2014, I've had the pleasure of sharing with you photos of the recipes I create, as well as my own personal experiences as a mom. In this short time, Dishes & Dust Bunnies has grown so much more than I could have ever imagined! I'm so incredibly grateful for each and every person who visits this site and it means soooo much to me whenever I hear you are happy … [Read more...] about Help make Dishes & Dust Bunnies Even Better! (Reader Survey)
Ahhhhh..... Cinnamon Rolls.... I think the world needs more of them, don't you? If you said YES, then you'll definitely love today's new recipe! We are not only a cinnamon roll obsessed family, we are also pizza obsessed (surprize surprize! lol). With that in mind, there's no way I could resist putting the two things together to great one crazy yummy Cinnamon Roll Dessert … [Read more...] about Cinnamon Roll Dessert Pizza
It's no secret that I love my sweets... but did you know just how much I LOVE anything any everything cream cheese related?? I love cream cheese and it clearly loves me - which is especially evident when you see just how many blocks of it are stocked in the drawer of my fridge. ;) Maybe you feel the same loving bond with cream cheese as I do - if so, you're definitely my best friend! … [Read more...] about Delicious Homemade Cream Cheese Cinnamon Roll Icing
I’m just going to come right out and say it… Getting and staying organized has never been something that comes naturally to me. I’ve struggled for a long time when it comes to getting my “ducks in a row” and honestly… they’re still not quite sitting in perfect little rows… BUT thankfully I’ve learned a few tricks to make things a little easier! In the past couple years since becoming a busy … [Read more...] about 130+ Free Printables to Help You Get Organized This year!
Now that we’ve dipped our feet into a new year and 2016 is thankfully behind us, I thought I’d share with you with my top 10 most popular recipes. Yay! The recipes in this round up are ones that you, the readers have given the most positive feedback on and have been shared most across social media. When I started this blog back in 2014 I honestly had no idea if anyone would be interested in the … [Read more...] about Top 10 Recipes of 2016
With the start of a new year also comes the beginning of a whole new series of weekly round ups! Each week, I'll be featuring posts from across the web that fit into a theme that I think you'll enjoy. Themes change from week to week and will be related to recipes, tips, ideas and really anything that I think you'll find helpful and inspiring. :) Today, we're starting out with 25 Scrumptious … [Read more...] about 25 Scrumptious Must Try Main Dish Recipes
Brrrr... it sure is chilly here in Toronto right now! Snow is on the ground, the wind is blowing... and I just want to curl up and in a fluffy blanket with my son and keep as cozy as possible. :D For those times when you're feeling the chill of the cold weather, or you just want to get a little extra cozy like I do, my recipe for Chunky Chicken and Corn Chowder is really going to hit the … [Read more...] about Chunky Chicken & Corn Chowder with Bacon
Being from Eastern Canada, I'm pretty obsessed with seafood. Bake it, fry it, steam it - I don't care - if it's seafood there's a good chance it'll be gone from my plate in less than 2 minutes. lol (Don't judge me! :p) Well, If you're a seafood lover like me, you're going to LOVE these Crab Rangoon Appetizer Cups! :) These Crab Rangoon cups are so easy to make and completely … [Read more...] about Crab Rangoon Cups
This post is sponsored by Hershey - All opinions are my own. One of the things I love the most about the holidays is that there are so many more activities to do together as a family. My family certainly enjoys the usual festivities like decorating the Christmas tree and baking cookies but this year we decided to try doing something new. :) This past weekend, as part of our … [Read more...] about A Visit to the Santa Claus Parade + How we Made Family Time a Little Sweeter! #BakeOn
Cheeseburger macaroni is such a delicious and classic meal that the whole family will love! After making this recipe, you’ll see why this is one of our family favourites! This delicious skillet meal is loaded with delicious chunks of ground beef, some zesty spices, tomatoes, macaroni pasta, onions and of course some easy and rich homemade cheese sauce. All of these special little … [Read more...] about Cheeseburger Macaroni