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Maple Bacon Breakfast Bites

Published August 22, 2014 at 2:04 pm - No Comments

One of my favourite breakfasts has always been pancakes slathered with butter and maple syrup.   And its even better when there is bacon on the side.    Well what about all of that in one bite?   These breakfast bites are full of all of your favourite ingredients.   Prep them the night before […] IWEBIX Webdesign

GoGo Bags: Review and Giveaway

Published July 17, 2014 at 3:53 pm - No Comments

GoGo Bags: Review and Giveaway As my boys grow older, I have been getting more and more concerned about the environment and what I am leaving behind for them.   I  was considering trying out reusable snack and sandwich bags so I could cut down on the amount of plastic we use.   So when […]

Fish Tacos and Simple Slaw

Published July 9, 2014 at 7:03 pm - No Comments

Summer is here and so is bbq season.  This recipe is perfect for a hot summer day!  These fish tacos are so simple guaranteed you will love them!   Ingredients Fish and Marinade White Fish of your choice ( Tilapia or Sole works well) 1 clove of garlic chopped 1 serrano pepper chopped Juice of 1 […]

Out & About Mothers Day Weekend.

Published May 9, 2014 at 11:13 am - No Comments

Looking for something to do this Mothers day weekend?  Here is my list of things to do in Burnaby and the surrounding areas.  I hope you all have a wonderful Mother’s Day Saturday May 10th Burnaby Farmers Market  : Burnaby City Hall Parking Lot 9am  Burnaby’s Farmers’ Market is the place to find locally grown […]

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Recipe: Chocolate Lava Cake

Published January 26, 2015 at 7:43 am - No Comments

by: Leanne Janzen How delicious do those look?! Pretty yummy right?! Well… THEY TASTE EVEN BETTER! They were a huge hit with the entire family. What you will need: 1/2 Cup Chocolate Chips 1/2 Cup Butter (or margarine) 2 Eggs 3 TBSP of flour 1/2 Cup of Sugar 4 Ramekin Dishes How it’s done: Set […]

Family Literacy Day

Published January 22, 2015 at 9:18 pm - No Comments

Family Literacy Day is January 27 this year in Canada. ABC Life Literacy Canada is encouraging Canadian families to have “15 Minutes of Fun” learning together this Family Literacy Day. Learning can happen at any time. Practicing literacy together every day has benefits for both children and parents. Here are some great ways to get started: 1.      Read a “wake up” […]

The Adventures of Puss in Boots Debuts on Netflix #Streamteam

Published January 21, 2015 at 2:13 pm - No Comments

January is the month to enjoy indoor retreat with your kiddos. Cuddling on the couch with a blanket and popcorn is one of my very favourite ways to spend an evening with my family. This month on Netflix, Puss In Boots swashbuckles on to the bigscreen with brand new adventures. Why not make this fantastic […]

When Is My Baby Ready For Solids? (i.e. Ammunition for the Pressure to Start Early)

Published January 20, 2015 at 1:25 pm - No Comments

By: Kristen Yarker Many moms contact me wondering if their baby is ready for solid foods. When is My baby ready for solids? Usually this comes from two places: Worry that their baby isn’t getting the nutrition that they need from breastmilk/ formula. Pressure from family or friends to introduce baby food. Here’s the latest […]

Packed Lunches for Picky Eaters

Published January 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm - No Comments

By: Kristen Yarker Whether it is for daycare, preschool or kindergarten, packing lunches can be stressful. Parents often ask me for help in planning lunches and snacks for their kids. Especially their picky eaters. They know that they’re stuck in a rut. But they don’t know how to get out of it while still making […]

Recipe: Four Ingredient Banana Cookies

Published January 19, 2015 at 4:10 pm - No Comments

By: Lindsay MacDonald Yes you read that correctly; only four Ingredients in these tasty banana cookies! They are an easy to make, delicious “cookie” that you won’t feel bad about eating! You will need: 2 bananas (mashed up) 2 cups oats 1 tsp vanilla handful of “add-ins” (This can be chopped nuts; choc chips; carob […]

Hot Find Friday:

Published January 16, 2015 at 7:30 am - No Comments

I saw the TV commercial for and signed up within an hour. (No, this is not a sponsored post and they did not send me the goods for review) Now I’ll admit I am a fan of Kate Hudson so when I saw it was her endorsing it (co-owner or something) it made me […]

Recipe: Kid-Friendly Sloppy-Joes

Published January 13, 2015 at 1:48 pm - No Comments

by: Leanne Janzen I have one VERY picky, almost 6 year old, eater. When he heard I was making sloppy joes for supper, he was not impressed at all! Little did he know I had a new trick up my sleeve! These are delicious and easy peasy to make! Here’s what you’ll need: Ground Beef […]


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