Easy Homemade Salad Dressing

I love salad in a restaurant. Why is it that having a restaurant salad is so much better than making one at home? I mean, it’s just lettuce and dressing. I usually ask for the “house” dressing because it’s like... Read More...

Cabbage Roll Soup

When you’re a thirty-something girl of Romanian decent, you have a few options when craving delicious, comforting and hearty cabbage rolls: you can make a request of your mother or baba, you can purchase them (... Read More...

Feel Like You’re Flying In Circles?

Sometimes, we get everything so in-line, organize everything so expertly, that we soar. Whether it’s through a week of appointments and events, or a stressful few days while the district manager is in town, tho... Read More...

Oven Roasted Cherry Tomato Sauce

The first frost of the season hit here in Saskatchewan this week, so my kids helped bring in the remainder of the cherry tomatoes from our small container gardens. With three huge bowls full, I was happy to hav... Read More...

Building a Better Lunch For Under $4

Parents are getting back into the routine of school as much as the kids are – we’re grocery shopping, prepping lunches, and freezing baking and meals in preparation for the busy days ahead. In our household, we... Read More...

Chicken Taco Zucchini Boats

If you have a bounty of zucchini in your garden, found a too-good-to-resist deal at the local farmer’s market, or discovered a surprise delivery on your doorstep from a neighbor desperate to reduce their supply... Read More...

Beach, Please

We get such a short summer here in Saskatchewan that every year I promise myself I’m going to get more of it. If I could bottle up the sunshine, the amazing prairie storms, and the summer nights to save all yea... Read More...

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

I love August, when gardens are full of their bounty. When the time you took to plant in May, weed in July and harvest in August pays off! Of course, if you’re like me the garden is always a bit of a crap shoot... Read More...

5 Fun Baby Shower Games

Tis the season – if you haven’t already been to a baby shower this spring and summer, you possibly have one coming up. Even if unable to attend, it’s never been easier to send gifts to those we want to shower w... Read More...

Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad

I love summer season, or BBQ season more appropriately named! Often in the hottest months of the year, we’re just not hungry for a heavy dinner, and that’s when our favorite salads move into rotation on our din... Read More...