Recipes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie {in 5 minutes!} #SilkSummerofSmoothies

Mornings at my house can be a bit of a gong show, to put it lightly. Between an hour commute to work and needing to have a little one up, dressed, fed, lunches packed and out the door all before 8am, I am always the LAST one to eat. Crazy how that works. Lately, I have been doing as much as I can to make sure that I am starting

Seeds of Change Fajitas

I have a seriously crazy life – and I know I am not the only one out there who does. I juggle a full time career, full time (and sometimes more it seems like!) blog life and life with a 5 year old in tow. Combining this with house work, taking time for just me and everything in between, I am always on the hunt for ways to streamline and

Life with picky eaters in tow, how we're challenging it {Review}

When we had Alivia, if you had told me that once we were done changing diapers and spoon feeding, that I would be spending hours at the table trying to get her to eat the simplest of meals I would have laughed. I would have told you that there was no way my child was going to be a picky eater. She was going to eat what was in front of her and

Mexican Shepherd's Pie {Frugal Friday}

Meal time in our house is no easy feat with a little one under 2 and Ava being 7, going on 17, her taste buds change so frequently and my husband having a much more sophisticated palate than mine. Being able to shop frugally is essential for a happy wallet.  Finding ingredients that have multi-uses to help keep costs down will help in keeping the grocery bill down. With a

2 Chickens 3 Ways Frugal Friday

Frugal meal planning for when you need to tighten your bootstraps yet again. As a family of four, two of which are growing boys so really we eat like a family of six, we are always trying to find ways to save a buck when it comes to meals. With two growing boys our grocery bill will not becoming smaller anytime soon so any tricks we can manage when it

Ricardo Cuisine

Helloooo summer! It’s been a crazy few weeks for weather in the Lower Mainland and we are loving it! It’s certainly hit BBQ weather – though as I’m sure most Canadians would attest – all weather is BBQ weather. Recently, our house was put up on the market and offers came in relatively quickly. In a rush to prepare our house for staging we ended up – gasp – turfing