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Slow Cooker Hamburger Goulash


I often recall my Mom making “goulash” a lot as a kid. From what I recall, it was basically anything that we had on hand, all thrown together in a pan and it always tasted good.  I decided to try a little “goulash” in the slow cooker since I am always on the lookout for quick meals on busy week…

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Recipe: Bacon & Scallop Zucchini Noodles


I’ve been seeing people say “less backstory, just get to the recipe!” so I’m going to go with that! 😉  If you like bacon, scallops and zucchini, then this recipe will be right up your alley! It may look time intensive, but it is super easy, and extremely delish! 

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Caramel Pumpkin Pie Cottage Cheese Dip


Ahhh the end of September! We’ve settled into our school routine now after 3 weeks and each day when the kids get home from school they’re hungry! While in the midst of trying to make dinner, go through back packs and get ready for that evenings extra curricular events, it can be easy to grab for an easy to eat,…

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Recipe: Egg & Cheese Taco Quesadillas


As I’ve been learning more about the importance of the different food groups for myself, I have also been incorporating it into food for my kids. One of those things is making sure that there is some sort of protein at each of their meals.  A great source of protein that both the kids and I love, is eggs. But…

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Recipe: Rustic Apple Pie Croissants


We’re gearing up for our summer family vacation, which I think we’re all in dire need of! This year again, we’ve rented a cabin, this time on the outskirts of a different city, and we are looking forward to unplugging, hitting up some local tourist attractions, amusement parks and hopefully, lots of sunshine! So I have been slowly preparing our…

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Cool Way to Start Hot Days


We’ve been having a heat wave…and trust me, I am not complaining, I love it!!! Right off the bat, as soon as we wake up, it’s already in the 20’s which is awesome, but the kids are already asking for freezies or ice cream before 9am, which I am not going to give in to! So I decided to whip up…

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Recipe: Blender Ice Cream


The spring/summer weather has finally come and with that comes different meals than in the cold winter! More BBQing, more salads, more easy, less fussy meals. Also…more ice cream 😉 I’ve wanted to get an ice cream maker, but find the cost is not really ideal for the amount of times I will likely use it. However, I read about…

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Recipe: Creamy Broccoli Soup


It had been a while since I had eaten cream of broccoli soup. I remember getting it at Tim Horton’s all the time for lunch while I worked out of the home before kids, but don’t think I had it since. Recently I had a hankering for some and went in search of a recipe. I ended up taking a Weight…

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Kid Friendly, DIY Bird Suet


Our winter was mild and without much snow, until that is, the past couple of weeks. With the snow and freezing rain, comes “snow days” from school, and today marks our 5th one in 14 days! Oy! Since I work from home, on snow days the kids are home with me. They keep themselves pretty occupied for the most part so I…

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DIY Meal Plan Whiteboard


A few years ago I decided to make a meal planning board that I could put on my fridge to plan the weeks dinners out ahead. It was a great idea, and I used it….for a few weeks, and then I got away from it and stopped using it. It ended up in the cupboard, never throwing it out because…

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