It’s that time of year again when the kids are madly wishing for snow and making plans for winter break and I am dreaming of a break from the constant germs of school (I am looking directly at you double ear aches).
These little build your own snowman cuties take no skill what so ever – just an assembling of ingredients in a bag. And they make great party favours or are terrific to handout at school to wish fellow classmates a good winter break. Or a myriad of other fun occasions … like perhaps a Frozen movie night with friends. Continue reading Build Your Own Snowman Marshmallow Treats
When the rainy days of Vancouver set in and the resulting weeks of grey, our elementary school has their annual Rainbow Day. It’s a simple and fun concept really – WEAR ALL THE COLOURS!!! Continue reading Mini Rainbow Cupcakes
I have loved caramel popcorn since I was little girl. Continue reading Caramel Popcorn – Two Ways
This is the cranberry sauce that made me like cranberry sauce. Continue reading Cranberry Sauce
Over the years I have been on the search for a stellar rice pudding recipe that met with my approval. I find rice pudding is full of potential to be lovely and comforting, but too often turns out to be nothing really special at all. Therefore I am quite pleased to say that after several different recipes and a little tweaking I have found it. Continue reading Coconut and Rum Rice Pudding
Enter five year old happily playing at the playground with her walkie talkie. Continue reading A Five Year Old At The Park With Her Walkie Talkie
As creativity is never in short supply in our house, and I am always searching, making or creating something new. It’s of no real surprise that my children turn out ‘masterpieces’ like there is no tomorrow. In fact someone is painting as I write this!!! (… which someone else who IS writing this will have to clean up later…).
But how often do you get the chance to work with an acclaimed local artist to create something completely unique and beautiful?! Continue reading the LITTLE PICASSO SERIES
So I feel like I am giving all my secrets away here, but this is another terrific family recipe that is a staple in our house. Continue reading Amazing Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
I have always thought of these as the quickest cinnamon biscuits out there. They are a recipe I grew up having, my mom made them often. I believe her mom made them too and I know her grandmother definitely did. Continue reading Great Grandma’s Cinnamon Tea Biscuits