Nanaimo Bar Recipe

Have You Heard of this Canadian Treat? During our Canadian studies for school, we decided to try to make this treat. Of course, we didn’t know a Nanaimo Bar recipe, or much about them, and set out to learn a little bit. Nanaimo Bars are a no bake treat named after Nanaimo, British Columbia on…

How to Bake Pumpkin and Squash Seeds

Seasonal Snack and Lots of Fun While you are hollowing out those pumpkins for Jack O Lanterns or for pies or perhaps you are making some squash soup, you might ask yourself… what should I do with the seeds? Well, here’s how to bake pumpkin and squash seeds! If you are like me you will…

Yummy Oatmeal Chocolate Muffins

Can Chocolate Equal Healthy… I hope so! So having kids means having snacks and sometimes it feels you have to choose between healthy and tasty, but here are some yummy oatmeal chocolate muffins that fits the bill for both, they are also flourless! Of course when one says healthy they don’t think chocolate and to…

Maple Pie with a Walnut Crust

Have you ever heard of a maple pie… neither had I! As part of our children’s home school studies, we wanted to incorporate life skills, like baking, and while learning about Canada, we found out their obvious love of maple syrup. Then tried our hand at this maple pie with a walnut crust. Before I…

Guilt Free Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream! Most people are always looking for easy, healthy recipes and for ways to use up their bananas. This 2 ingredient ice cream recipe fits the bill and is a hit with the family… not to mention it’s guilt free ice cream… well as far as…

Easter Cupcakes

Cute and Festive Cupcakes These cupcakes were a hit but I will go on the record and say that I am not a fabulous baker, I would like to be, but I am not. I can follow a recipe but I can’t just “Martha Stewart” some awesome tart with folded in blood oranges. Cakes frighten…

Easter Bark – an Easy Easter Treat

Kid Approved Easter Treat! We all want things to look nice and I really appreciate the time people put into many of the things that I see on places like Pinterest. Of course many of them are so over the top, I mean there are preschool treat bags that took more time, money and effort to…

Making Jello Eggs

Bringing Some Color to the Table! When I was younger my grandmother made eggs in Jello molds for Easter, they were cute and yummy and I thought why not give them a try. I didn’t think making Jello eggs would terribly hard and so I set out to try. It is important to say that…

Easter treats

Cute Treats for Easter I don’t know if it is that as Easter comes, so does Spring, but I find myself in a frenzy of crafts and recipes at Easter time, more so than even Christmas. I wanted to make some Easter treats and found myself with these hits! Chocolate Nests These are so good,…

Groundhog’s Day For Kids

Happy Groundhog’s Day Every year people mention how stupid Groundhog’s Day is, but I personally like it. Groundhog Day may seem like a crazy holiday to celebrate and trust me we don’t go crazy, I mean it is a day about a rodent predicting the weather, but I like to have fun with my family and…