My Go-To Chocolate Cupcakes (Dairy-Free!)

By Friday, February 12, 2016

Valentine's Cupcakes!!! I know the "holiday" has many haters out there, but I'm a total sucker. My nails are painted with Essie Fiji, with a couple little red hearts on accent nails in Essie A List. Clearly I love any excuse to get flowers and chocolates ...

Cream of Carrot Soup

By Wednesday, February 10, 2016

I am sooo excited about sharing this recipe today!!! Lately I've been working hard to cut down on the amount of food waste in our household. Shopping at Costco is awesome (and it's still my favourite store), but for two people, it can sometimes be a ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, February 8, 2016

If we were chatting over a cup of tea, I'd be telling you (again) about my favourite beauty products lately! It's been 7 weeks since I last rambled about this stuff, and I've been holding off talking about a few things especially for today! First on the ...

Amaretto Butternut Squash Soup

By Friday, February 5, 2016

SOUP! It's been far too long. My love affair with soup began long, long ago. As a kid, it was my go-to order at any restaurant. And then, when I started my first job, I learned how to make soup from scratch, which probably sparked my ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Tuesday, February 2, 2016

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I'd tell you I'm back from an extra-long weekend in Nova Scotia with family for my first baby shower! The flowers below are my little thank-you to my Mama who did such a great ...

My Homemade Taco Spice!

By Friday, January 29, 2016

Today we're going to make our own taco spice! I'm going to preach for a minute, so brace yourselves. Guys, please stop buying taco seasoning! Store-bought taco spice contains all sorts of nastiness, including gluten, MSG, preservatives, artificial colours, sodium and other things. It's much healthier to make ...

Cinnamon Sugar Pop Tarts

By Wednesday, January 27, 2016

One day I woke up and said "I'm going to make homemade pop tarts today"! Seriously. It was that random! I loooved pop tarts as a kid. Heck, I still do! My favourite were the strawberry ones with white icing. My mother rationed them though (one at ...

10 Tips for Selling Things on Kijiji

By Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Over the last five years, I've become a bit of a Kijiji connoisseur. I've bought many, many things on Kijiji (everything from furniture to iPhones to crutches), but I've sold even more. For the record, I am a huge fan of living with less. Things don't ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, January 25, 2016

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I'd tell you I finally saw the new Star Wars movie over the weekend! I got My Other Half all six movies on Blu-ray for Christmas, because he wanted a refresher and I had ...

Slow Cooker Madras Beef

By Wednesday, January 20, 2016

This is the first meal I ever mastered! Rewind a decade. I was living with my best friend in an apartment in Ottawa and was in second year university. It was a big transition from living in residence on campus, but I was figuring it out. ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, January 18, 2016

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I'd tell you about two new David's Teas I'm obsessed with - Sweet Almond Green and one I've mentioned before, Spiced Apple. So good! I am normally either a black tea or herbal tea ...

Easy French Onion Soup

By Friday, January 15, 2016

Cozy soup for winter! I've got to start making more soups. It's been far too long and the weather is finally making feel like they're exactly what I need. On my list is some sort of butternut squash/amaretto combo, seafood chowder, more of my favourite chicken noodle soup ...

Pregnancy Update – Month 6

By Wednesday, January 13, 2016

I feel like it's been forever since I last talked pregnancy things! Month six is over and I've just started the third trimester. One three months to go. What the what? After Christmas, I definitely started panic a bit, as in, we're going to have a baby. Up ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, January 11, 2016

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I'd tell you it's frigid in Ottawa! Yesterday it rained all day and was so warm, but today it's something ridiculous like -20. Brrr! If we were chatting over a cup of tea, I'd tell ...

My 10 Favourite Recipes in 2015

By Friday, January 8, 2016

Picking my favourite ten recipes this year was SO HARD! Which is why this post is a tad late. I originally made list with 22 of my favourite recipes... and had a really tough time narrowing it down. For the first time, though, the most popular recipes ...

New Year’s Resolutions

By Wednesday, January 6, 2016

For the third year in a row, I'm sharing my New Year's Resolutions! Image via Sincerely Kinsey It's around this time of year that I'm asking everyone and anyone about their resolutions. Lots of people make them, but I'm always shocked how many people answer with "hmm... ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, January 4, 2016

If we were chatting over a cup of tea today, I'd have a serious case of the Mondays. After two blissful weeks off, it's so tough to go back to reality today! We spent the majority of the holidays at home in Halifax with family, ...

10 Most Popular Recipes in 2015

By Friday, January 1, 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR! This is my favourite post of the year! It's New Year's Day, and I am up super early writing this because I was so incredibly excited to look at my stats and learn what recipes YOU guys loved this past year. What takes off on ...