Holiday Cheer: DIY Gifts-Part 2

Last week I posted our Mini Camp Fire gifts that my kids and I made for their teachers. To add to that gift, we also created a little treat to complete the theme, and made our very own “Smores” For S-mores on a stick you will need: (most items can be found at your local ...

Holiday Cheer: DIY Gifts-Part 1 Mini Camp Fires!

The kids and I made these as a Holiday gifts for their teachers this year. They are “Mini Campfires” To enjoy on a cold winter day. This activity was a great family time activity, where the kids got to help create the gifts they were giving to their teachers, and we got to spend time ...

Spreading Holiday Cheer: The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

The holidays are quickly approaching and what better way to share the holidays than with sweet treats,family and friends. These ultimate chocolate chip cookies are guaranteed to spread some holiday cheer. Wrap them up as gifts or have them out at holiday parties to share with your guests! Ingredients: 4 Cups all purpose flour 2 ...

Mango Tilapia 3

We’re half way through the summer, and the August Civic long weekend is here! We’ve had some great weather this year in Toronto, unpredictable at times, but for the most part, it’s been perfect for backyard grilling. If you are looking for a new bbq recipe to try this weekend, and the standard hot dogs ...

Blogpodium Bound 2013 Contest Winner!

AyA has hosted yet another successful Blogpodium Bound Contest for 2013, and this year’s entries were bigger and better! Blogpodium is an annual conference hosted downtown Toronto, for the blogging community, educating bloggers on how to manage their blogs as businesses, generate traffic and create interesting content for a loyal group of followers. The Blogpodium ...

Salad of the Summer 1

On my recent quest to get healthier I have been looking for realistic ways to reduce the amount of wheat (gluten) in mine and my family’s diet.  I received a Quinoa recipe book for Christmas and have been testing a few recipes from it over the last couple of months.  I came across one that I think ...