Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter Fall is finally here... which means that I inevitably start craving everything pumpkin!  This quick and easy recipe can be tossed in the slow cooker and used on your morning toast, bisquits and everywhere you want to add a touch of pumpkin yumminess. You will need: 30 oz Pumpkin Puree ⅔ cup Apple Juice 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 tbsp Cinnamon 1 tsp Nutmeg 1 tsp Ginger ½ tsp Cloves ¼ tsp … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons to Play Games on the Weekend

Top 5 Reasons to Play Games on the Weekend Weekends are a time for everyone to relax and unwind from a stressful and busy week. What better way to unwind than playing a few online games? From my experience, they can help you destress from situations that may have happened at work or scary events occurring in the news... helping you to relax. The weekend is the best time for playing games because you aren’t thinking about all the work you have to … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Lookalike Cupcakes

Pumpkin Lookalike Cupcakes This post brought to you by Samsung Home. All opinions are my own. Once upon a time my extended family used to call me “Susie Homemaker”. As a stay at home mom to only one child (and the fact that I was a young pup at only 21) I had boundless ideas and energy. I would sew costumes for my daughter, crochet baskets out of fabric scrap, and the oven always seem to be on. In fact, my husband’s work would call me at least … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball Recipe

  Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball Recipe Fall is full of opportunities for social gatherings. From Fall celebrations and Halloween parties to Thanksgiving gatherings... anything pumpkin (shaped) is a winner. This particular recipe has a fun appeal with a grown up taste. Sometimes you just don't want another sweet goodie... crackers and cheese are always a great adult combo winner! INGREDIENTS 8 oz softened Cream Cheese 2 cup Shredded Cheddar … [Read more...]

Eye-Eye Captain! Keeping Your Kids’ Eyes Healthy

Children are resilient little creatures, but just like adults they get sick and they have a need for regular appointments. Dentists and doctors are to be seen on a regular basis, of course, but a lot of parents overlook seeing an eye specialist from time to time. We, as adults, often take for granted how much our children can see. We assume that as they haven’t complained about a lack of sight, they must be just fine. The thing is, the world … [Read more...]

4 Things To Do Right After Your Yoga Workout Is Complete

4 Things To Do Right After Your Yoga Workout Is Complete Anyone who has ever done yoga knows the feeling that descends the moment you complete your workout. You feel energized yet relaxed, and your mind is more ordered than it will be at any other point in the day. It’s a delightful feeling, and often the temptation is to sit for awhile and bask in it. There’s no harm in basking, but there’s a few other ways you can extend the benefit of … [Read more...]

$300 Paypal Cash #Giveaway | ends 11/30

$300 Paypal Cash #Giveaway | ends 11/30 With the holiday quickly closing in on us we thought it would be a fun idea to do a Thanksgiving cash giveaway. Who wouldn't like a little extra holiday gift cash?! ;) GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $300 Cash (via Paypal) Co-hosts: Ottawa Mommy Club // Inspiring Words From the Heart // Avec Amber //  Deliciously Savvy // The Southern Thing // A Labour of Life // The Dress Matters //  Outfits & … [Read more...]

Oreo Peppermint Bark Recipe

Oreo Peppermint Bark Recipe It's insane, but the minute Thanksgiving hits I start to crave peppermint. Yes, pumpkin still sounds good... but peppermint makes me drool. The kids and I love to treat ourselves to peppermint bark every December. When I saw this version with Oreos, I knew they would be a hit. INGREDIENTS 20 Starlight Mints or 10 small Candy Canes 12 Oreos 8 oz Chocolate Chips 8 oz White Chocolate Chips   The … [Read more...]

Prep Your Kitchen for the Holidays | LG Appliances

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. With the holidays quickly approaching my thoughts turn to our family traditions surrounding food. We spend a lot of time in the kitchen during the holidays ... everything from baking to socializing. Lately I've had visions of shiny new appliances dancing in my head, so I'm heading off to Best Buy to … [Read more...]