the saving money on groceries challenge, part 3

the saving money on groceries challenge, part 3

We are in part three of this challenge.  Have you found it helpful? If so, let me know in the comments below:)  This will be the second to last instalment, unless many of you wish to see it continue. In part one I talked about trying to use up the food you have on hand before going […]

the saving money on groceries challenge, part 2

the saving money on groceries challenge, part 2

Last week I introduced a new series here on the blog. The goal of this money saving challenge series is to give you practical tips to save money on your grocery bill, because I know firsthand that groceries can be expensive!  No matter your budget or how many people you need to feed, I am […]

the saving money on groceries challenge, part 1

the saving money on groceries challenge, part 1

Last month I reached out to my Facebook likers and asked if they would be interested in a money saving challenge centred on grocery shopping.  The idea was well received, so I decided to break it down by weekly challenges, with the end goal of giving you tips and tricks to help you spend less while […]

pumpkin butter brownies

pumpkin  butter brownies

I like to think of myself as a brownie expert…but maybe “snob” is the right word!  My perfect brownie is chewy, fudgey (not cake-like), full of flavour, and still sort of soft.  Most of the recipes I’ve come across have come close to being perfect but were still missing something.  I found the most perfect […]

homemade pumpkin butter

homemade pumpkin butter

I’ve finally gotten around to sharing my pumpkin butter recipe, and it’s creation has a funny back story.  A few years ago my mom sent me a link for a pumpkin butter recipe she wanted me to make (I have gotten in the habit of making my family tins of baked goods as Christmas gifts, and […]

homemaking 101: meal ideas

homemaking 101: meal ideas

In this week’s instalment of the Homemaking 101 series, I’m sharing some easy and tasty meal ideas that you can add to your family’s meal plan. I know it can be tempting to stock up on frozen meals, which is fine occasionally, but there is great satisfaction in making an entire meal from scratch!  I’m a […]

homemaking 101: meal planning

homemaking 101: meal planning

Last week I introduced the new series, Homemaking 101, to my blog.  Each week I’ll be sharing and teaching a new skill that I think is essential to homemakers.  First up is meal planning! why bother with meal planning? Planning your family’s meals for the week (or month, in our case) is important because it […]

mutli-fruit apple butter

mutli-fruit apple butter

I reeeeally like apple butter! Today I’m sharing an even easier apple butter recipe than the one I shared before. I’m also giving you some official taste tester approved (David licked the spoon) variations that are just as easy to create.   The idea for so many apple butter flavours came to me after David and […]