{RECIPE} Cod en Papillote with Lemon Mango Salsa

Cod en Papillote with Lemon Mango Salsa

As the weather gets warmer and warmer, the amount of time that I want to spend indoors gets lower and lower. Sadly though, Vancouver is infamous for teasing us with days of beautiful weather followed by seemingly endless amounts of rain. Summers are made for grilling, but being a fair-weather kinda gal, when rain hits I tend to take my cooking indoors. This means that … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} Lemon Glazed Blueberry Mini Doughnuts

Lemon Glazed Blueberry Mini Doughnuts

I've shared my love of doughnuts with you guys in the past, so it should be no surprise that I'm back at it again with these Lemon Glazed Blueberry Mini Doughnuts. If you're a lover of doughnuts like I am, this is a must have recipe for your summer sweets rotation. Between kids school activities, PAC potlucks, and work luncheons I'm always on the hunt for a quick and easy show … [Read more...]

RBC Race for the Kids – Sunday June 4th in support of BC Children’s Hospital

RBC Race for the Kids

If you've been following along on my Instagram channel, you may have virtually attended the Smalls most recent Cardiology check up at BC Children's Hospital. I haven't shared much of our Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) journey on the blog, but promise you I will at some point soon! Ever since the Smalls CHD diagnosis at a mere 3 months old, we've been champions of all things … [Read more...]

#CookingHacks: How to peel garlic in 30 seconds!

How to peel garlic

As a busy, on the go mom, I'm always looking for ways to make life a little easier. Two of the things I spend the most time on in my house are cooking and cleaning... Ok... who am I trying to kid... I clean as little as humanly possible, but I do cook, alot! So finding ways to save time and increase efficiencies in the kitchen means that I get to spend less time cooking for … [Read more...]

{GIVEAWAY} Win tickets to Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella in Vancouver

Cinderella Vancouver

Is there any greater fairy tale than Cinderella? This love story is one that I grew up fantasizing about as a young girl, and through the joys of motherhood, I have been able to share the story with my own daughter (sadly my son show's little interest!) In case you've been living under a pumpkin and missed the news, Rodgers+Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is coming to the Queen … [Read more...]