As you might know from some of my other posts, I've mentioned how much I love to take advantage of sales - especially on grocery items. When chicken is on sale I usually like to grab a whole bunch and stick it in the freezer to keep until need it. It can be quite expensive if you’re buying it at … [Read more...] about 18 Scrumptious Chicken Recipes
Ever since I can remember, my most favorite pie recipe has always been the good old fashioned and classic lemon meringue pie. I remember my grandmother would always serve the family some lemon pie for dessert on special occasions like Christmas or for our annual New Year's day dinner. You know … [Read more...] about Classic Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe
For the last couple of years, since moving to Toronto, I've had many opportunities to taste a multitude of the different international styles of food available here. Besides my Grammie's old fashioned country Canadian cooking, my favorite cuisine by far has got to be Indian! Indian recipes are so … [Read more...] about Instant Pot Indian Butter Chicken (with Slow Cooker Option)
To me, no treat says Halloween better than the good ol' classic candy apple. Every year, I'd always be excited to receive one of those coveted old fashioned candy apples that the neighbor lady would always give out when we went trick or treating as kids. They were soooooo good! The classic old … [Read more...] about 15 Wickedly Delicious Candy Apple Recipes
Halloween is one of my absolute most favorite holidays of the year. Seeing all the neat costumes, decorations and tasty treats that come out from the shadows this time of year always has me giggling like a little girl. Seriously, no joke. You should see me when we take our son out … [Read more...] about 13 Easy DIY Halloween Decoration Ideas
Now that my son is in full day kindergarten, I’ve been able to spend more time creating and testing new recipes for the blog. I still miss my little buddy when he's at school but I think we're both adjusting well. :D I just love testing out recipes and then surprising Donnie with a treat when … [Read more...] about Strawberry Crumb Bars
Sometimes cooking budget friendly meals for the family that are both ultra delicious and satisfying can present somewhat of a challenge. How to we fill up those tummies, make those taste buds dance AND keep our wallets full at the same time? Do you feel that way sometimes? Don't you worry, … [Read more...] about 16 Meatless but Mighty Slow Cooker Recipes
I swear that whenever something's wrapped in bacon it becomes as valuable as gold. Really though... I've had friends and family try to barter with me to make them this recipe for BBQ bacon wrapped shrimp! :) If you have a love for bacon, shrimp and the flavors of barbecue, you're going to LOVE … [Read more...] about BBQ Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
Chances are if you're interested blogging, you've probably heard about the Genius Blogger's Toolkit. If you're interested in this year's bundle but wanted to know if it's actually worth it, I've put together this post to help you decide if it's right for you. What is the Genius Blogger's … [Read more...] about Is the Genius Blogger’s Toolkit Actually Worth It? A Review
Good news, fellow bloggers! I wanted to tell you about a series of free blogging webinars coming up that just might match up with the challenges you're currently facing. Whether you're just getting started with blogging or tackling those income goals, these webinars are filled with gold nuggets of … [Read more...] about Don’t miss these 4 Free Blogging Webinars – For Beginners to Advanced!
This past week has been crazy in terms of the weather here in Toronto. It started out as a blisteringly hot week with temperatures climbing up to 32°c (89°F) and now here were are at the end of the week with temperatures as low as 13°c - so weird for September! That's pretty crazy, eh? I don't know … [Read more...] about 30+ Delicious Comfort Food Recipes
It's the first day of fall and while for most people the season brings to mind thoughts of pumpkins, falling leaves and colder temperatures I'm going nuts thinking about something else. The season premier of The Walking Dead is exactly 1 month from today (Oct 22!) and my husband and I are almost … [Read more...] about Killer Recipe Ideas for The Ultimate Zombie or The Walking Dead Themed Party
Are you obsessed with all things pumpkin spice? Well, I know I certainly am! :D Long before the trend of pumpkin spice lattes started, I was putting the spice into my cookies, cakes, pancakes and anything else I could think of that could use a little boost of warm fall flavors. Isn't pumpkin … [Read more...] about 25 Best Recipes for Pumpkin Spice Lovers
In the last few months, I’ve been trying out new ways of cooking some of my family’s favourite recipes. One of my family’s favourite meat recipes is good old fall off the bone BBQ pork ribs - so instead of using my typical method (baking on low heat in the oven for a while), I used my instant … [Read more...] about Instant Pot BBQ Ribs (with Slow Cooker Option)
Is it really September already?? I'm not sure why I keep expecting time to slow down for me but jeepers... time's going much too fast for this lady to keep up with! haha My little boy just started kindergarten this week so I've been home all by my lonesome during the day. The quiet sure is … [Read more...] about An Update + What’s next on Dishes & Dust Bunnies?