A Mom Getaway with Wendy’s New Salads #NewSaladCollection #Wendys

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As a Mom of four who has been doing this Mom gig for over twenty-one years, I know how easy it is to neglect my social life. Over the years I’ve lost touch with old friends and found many new friends too. Friendship is different when you are a busy mother though, at least in […]

25 Fun Indoor Activities for Families #SlowCookFun

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This post is part of the YummyMummyClub.ca and Club House #SlowCookFun sponsored program. I received compensation as a thank-you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. The time we spend together is precious and I want to enjoy as much of it as possible. Preparing our […]

2013: The Year in Review

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2013 is coming to a close and it is a perfect time for reflection and remembering everything that happened this past year. It was definitely a year with it’s ups and downs! Here are our highlights from the year. Family Eric finished the Police Foundations Program at Humber College and decided that law enforcement is […]

Making the Holidays Delicious #testdrivemoms

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My Frigidaire Full Induction Freestanding Range has been working overtime this month. Food is synonymous with the holidays in our house, and this year was no exception. However, there was a difference in how I did things this year because I had my new range. I have mentioned the oven space that I have now, but […]

Salad Recipe: Layered Salad

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I shared my layered salad recipe once before, but I have tweaked the recipe a bit since then so I decided it was time to share it again. Previously I used fewer hard boiled eggs and less cheese, and my family has made it clear that they would like more of both of those things […]

Side Dish Recipe: Bacon & Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

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One of my most requested side dishes is scalloped potatoes. I’m not talking about the kind that comes in a box, although I did eat a lot of those in my college years and I’m known to settle when I’m pressed for time, I mean the kind made from scratch. My Mom made me homemade […]

Christmas Dinner Made Easy by Butterball

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Yesterday I decided I would make a small Christmas dinner for my family, and I wanted to do it today. We already have plans with each side of the family and I like to cook holiday meals, so the Sunday before Christmas seemed like the perfect time to cook a turkey for my immediate family. […]

Appetizer Recipe: Bacon Artichoke Dip

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If you want to impress your dinner guests this year, be sure to serve them some delicious dips as appetizers! Whether you are hosting Christmas dinner or gathering some friends together for a game night, dips are always a big hit. This warm bacon artichoke dip is so rich and full of flavour that your […]

Win a Glutino Prize Pack {US & Can}

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While we try to reduce my son’s gluten intake we have been trying a lot of new foods. Glutino makes a line of gluten free premade items, as well as baking mixes so that you can make your own gluten free food. I decided to try baking some gluten free brownies with the Glutino double […]