Perfect Pickled Red Onions and Why I need them.

I have been on a quest.  I have been so in love with my new spiral slicer that I have been on a creative high finding reasons to use it almost every day and inventing dishes or variations of old classics just to have another reason to use it.  Well I have done it this […]

Head Lice Repellant

YAY!!!  Another thing to bring home from school!!  If it isn’t the endless list of colds, viruses and illnesses, the pockets full of wood chips or sand to clog the washing machine, the bags full of unfinished art, it’s the dreaded note that YOU have a child with head lice!! OH the shame….. Here are […]

Zucchini Noodle – A Paleo Staple

Ready to be added to sauce OH what a steep learning curve this going grain free is.  There have been some serious challenges to keeping it up….the biggest being that I am a mom that signs up/volunteers/says yes and takes on more than I should.  I can actually hear Big Daddy’s eyes roll as I […]

Vapour Rub

Have you ever watched that show My Strange Addiction?  Yeah me neither…..but did you see the one episode where the woman would eat tubs of Vick’s Vapor Rub?  She said that she loved the smell so much that she had to eat it……..I guess it makes more sense than eating the stuffing out of throw […]

Make your own Baby Bum Spray

My kids are now 5 1/4 years old now.  They are learning to read and write.  They are going to be in grade one in the fall.  So why write about baby stuff?  Well I have had a few email questions about what I did when it came to diapering my kids.  So I thought […]

How to make Aioli

This is one of those quests that seemed hard at first.  It seems every recipe is different, all with warnings as to why the other method shouldn’t be done. I tried a few different methods and had a couple of absolute failures.  My food processor doesn’t want to ‘whip it into creamy submission’ and putting […]

What I am up to and Roasted Tomatoes

I have been ‘Up to’ too many things.  Recipe development, Parent Council business, my own research, catching up on columns for other publications, planning the twins birthday party and preparing for my 5 day trip to New York (more on that later) So busy with so many big things that I am being pulled in […]