Happy Canada Day!

It's amazing the difference a year can make.  This was Ashlyn last Canada Day (2010): And here she is on Canada Day 2011: I hope all of my fellow Canadians had a great Canada Day, and that my American readers have a great Independence Day! Read more [...]

Pudding finger paint

Looking for an easy craft to do with your toddler when it's too hot or rainy to go outside? Why not whip up a batch of pudding finger paint!  It's so easy: make a box of pudding, then add some food colouring.  Let it set and let the fun begin! The texture was fun for Ashlyn and she even enjoyed making a mess (she's a very clean girl most of the time).  I really liked that I wasn't worried about clean up since it wiped off the table without a problem. The easiest way to clean up a toddler Read more [...]

What’s for Dessert – Strawberries

I love when strawberries are in season!  I've got 2 very easy, very tasty recipes to share.  Strawberry Mallow Dessert was found by my husband and it was quite a hit. Strawberry Mallow Dessert (makes 2 servings) Ingredients 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows 1/4 cup sour cream handful of chocolate chips Directions Place strawberries in a bowl and sprinkle with sugar; stir and let stand for 5 minutes. Add marshmallows, sour Read more [...]

What’s for dinner – cornbread

My husband made some cornbread a few years ago and still talks about how good it was...except that for the life of him, he can't remember where the recipe was from.  He was very happy when I came across this recipe the other day and decided to make it last night. Thanks to my friend Emily for posting the link on her Facebook and letting Ashlyn and I sample some at our playdate!  I made a couple of minor changes to the original so below is how I made it, and will make it again.  This makes Read more [...]

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