Sunday dinners have always been special to me, I set a lovely table, invite family over, spend hours preparing delicious food and make sure I take at least 10 minutes to take a deep breath and look around my table thankfully. Thankful for food, and family. This past weekend my parents joined up for dinner, like most 90-year-olds my Dad loves soup. It's a great way to get a lot of nourishment in a small meal that is easy to digest. He especially loves my roasted butternut squash soup, and so that is precisely what I made.Read More
It’s the second last Friday of summer holidays for my kiddos and as much as I Love having them home with me (most of the time) I'm looking forward to the fresh start a new school year offers. September also marks the beginning of my favourite season, Fall! I love the cooler temperatures, the changing leaves, and baking with apples and pumpkins. It feels like everywhere in Milton smells like pie during the Fall months.
Like most 80's babies, Anthony and I grew up eating hamburger helper. To be honest, though I've never made it, we've always tried to eat as real as possible. Except for fish, a few times a month Anthony eats a gluten-free, vegetarian diet which, can be a real pain when you want a quick meal that's filling, inexpensive, and that the kids will eat. This week I played around with a gluten-free vegan pasta dish that just happened to taste like hamburger helper. This recipe is good fresh, as leftovers, and freezes well.Read More
For those of you who are not familiar with Bemz, they are a company who make slipcovers for Ikea furniture. You can instantly change the look and style of your inexpensive furniture in seconds. The best part is everything is washable! You can find my original review here including before and after photos of their stain protected fabric.Read More