recipes

Summer Vibes: Weeknight California Chicken Burgers with oven baked fries

I’m holding on to Summer as long as I can at this point. It feels like it blew in super slowly and then bam, it’s back to school time, wait what? With Summer slowly rolling into Fall, I’m amping up my recipe box with some easy weeknight meals that can be made with items we usually already have on hand but still are different enough that the family doesn’t get

Easy Weeknight Baja Fish Tacos (In Under 30 Minutes!) + #Giveaway!

It’s so hard to believe that we are already into April! Our family had such a crazy Spring Break that I felt like we were living in a constant state of flying by the seat of our pants with take out and fend for yourself dinners. From camps, sleepovers, activities and the inevitable spring break allergy craziness at our house, we were ready for life to calm down a little

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

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

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

Girls playing in Leprechaun Goo

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here so what do all of us non-super creative moms out there do? We start hunting around on Pinterest for ways to keep the kids busy. Well this year we have done the work for you. Here’s a roundup of 7 St. Patrick’s Day activities and 7 St. Patrick’s Day treats that you can make with your wee ones that won’t put much of a