Cherry banana coconut protein smoothie

Cherry Banana Protein Smoothie with Coconut Oil

Need a quick, handy breakfast or snack?  This cherry banana coconut oil protein smoothie is naturally sweet and delicious, and can be whipped up in a hurry!  It actually tastes kind of tropical to me, which doesn’t make a lot of sense because cherries grow in the US…  I guess it’s the banana and hint of […]

Tim Horton's XL Coffee

Coffee Banana Protein Breakfast Smoothie

Wet snow, slushy roads, bitter winds and freezing rain…  I think Tim Horton’s has good reasons for starting their Roll-Up-The-Rim season in January.  What better way to fight the cold than with a steaming cup of coffee?!!!  Especially when you might win a car, or, better yet, another coffee?  (By the way, they did not […]

DIY Inspiration from the Closet

DIY Inspiration in your Closet

Do you ever feel motivated and ambitious about tackling a DIY project, but when it comes to actually creating something, you’re not sure where to start?  I know that feeling well!  I remember getting these surges of creative juice as a child.  I’d excitedly haul out my paints, feathers, crayons, etc, and make a big […]

Re purposed Pantyhose Dog Toy

Braided Pantyhose Tug Toy for Dogs

Do you have as big a problem as I do with being a pack-rat?  I give you my sympathy if you do… it’s quite a condition to live with!  I look at something others would call junk, and I see beauty… OK, potential beauty!  Like, “I could sand and paint that piece of wood for […]

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

I know these Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls may be a little out-of-season, but please be patient and let me explain: I was part of a high school co-op program during the past school year.  For the summative project of our course, we were asked to create a slideshow demonstrating a skill we learned at our co-op placement. […]

Cranberry Nut Granola

Cranberry Nut Granola

    This cranberry nut granola is everything that a good breakfast should be: Healthy, crunchy, filling and lightly sweet!  It’s guaranteed to keep you full until lunch, but don’t worry, it isn’t that waddling-around, bloated kind of full.  Just satisfying and energizing to help you start your day! Don’t skim over this recipe and […]

Frozen Greek yogurt cubes

Frozen Greek Yogurt Cubes

This recipe is exactly what you might imagine from its name: Greek yogurt, frozen into cubes in a ice cube tray!  It sounds like a no-brainer, but I thought I would share it anyway!  It’s so ridiculously simple and awesome, I can’t believe I didn’t think of it years ago!!! You see, much as I […]

Oatmeal Berry Breakfast

Oatmeal Berry Breakfast Bowl

Do you love a good, nutritious and delicious breakfast?  Or does your stomach churn at the very idea of eating food first thing in the morning?  Either way, I’ve got just the thing for you!  This oatmeal berry breakfast will be just what you’re looking for! You see, I used to hate breakfast.  I’d choke down […]

Soda Pop Silhouette File

Today is such a gorgeous day that I can’t stop thinking about summer, as you might guess from the soda pop file I’m offering today! 🙂 I’ll admit I’m surprising myself by staying inside to post this right now, when I hear the lawn mower and the birds beckoning me to come outside! I just washed […]

Savoury Cornbread with Thyme

Recently when I was at Montana’s Cookhouse and Grill, I got cornbread served with my meal.  I really enjoyed it, and actually ended up eating my brother’s piece as well!  (Usually he manages to finish his meals without my help!)  I got to thinking: why couldn’t I bake cornbread at home?  Why does it have […]