Mid Week Makeover ~ Waffle Wednesday (Tribute Tuesday) and Lenten Promise!

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Mid Week Makeover ~ Waffle Wednesday (Tribute Tuesday) and Lenten Promise! My Lenten Promise for yesterday ~ I had a RAoK for my sweet six foot teenager when making his very favourite dinner ~ Chicken Ritz (the time is wacky on the pictures because my clock is still wrong!) Today I am grateful for my care […]

Mid Week Makeover with Melindas and Lenten Promise!

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Mid Week Makeover with Melindas and Lenten Promise! Happy Hump Day everyone!  Mid week and this week is flying by.  That’s probably because we are super busy getting ready for our get together for Hubby’s 50th Birthday and the Six Foot Teenager’s and Girlfriend’s 18th Birthdays.  We are having about 25 people at our place […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Sweet Potato Pancake Bake, Lent Begins, and WIN a $30 Gift Card!

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Mid Week Makeover ~  Sweet Potato Pancake Bake, Lent Begins, and WIN a $30 Gift Card! Mmmmmmm last night we had pancakes!!!  I really love breakfast, as I’ve told you so many times before, and I just wasn’t ready to let go of it tonight  I wanted to make something different, though, and Yes You Can provided […]

Meatless Monday ~ Cheesy Potato Pancakes and WIN a $30 Gift Card!

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Meatless Monday ~ Cheesy Potato Pancakes and WIN a $30 Gift Card!  After a HUGE weekend of eating, shopping and fun I need to give my poor tummy a rest.  This morning it was NOT HAPPY and I think a bit of recovery.  As tomorrow is Shrove/Pancake Tuesday, why  not use that leftover mashed potato […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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So, I used to be so scared of making cookies! I continued to burn them time and time again!!! Until I found a fabulous recipe from Pinch of Yum and adapted it slightly to finally conquer the cookie.  Since then I haven’t looked back in the combinations made in the Test Kitchen. Yesterday I confessed my […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Spinach Artichoke Lasagne (and why I’m not even CLOSE to a professional Blogger!!)

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Mid Week Makeover ~ Spinach Artichoke Lasagne (and why I’m not even CLOSE to a professional Blogger!!) Why am I not close to a professional Blogger?  It’s at the bottom of the post Chelsea and I are absolutely obsessed with anything spinach and artichoke after we made THIS dip for the first time in 2012. […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Croque Monsieur and WIN a Nescafe Piccolini Coffee Machine!!!

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Mid Week Makeover ~ Croque Monsieur and WIN a Nescafe Piccolini Coffee Machine!!! “What’s for dinner?”……is THIS the most asked question on the planet? My answer? Croque Monsieur!!! The response (with disappointment in the voice)? “Oh, ham and cheese sandwiches?” The Dancing Daughter, however, asked if I was making Croquembouche. Ummmm, never in a million […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Pantry Stew Bread Loaf {WIN an iPad and iPrep!!!}!

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Mid Week Makeover ~ Pantry Stew Bread Loaf {WIN an iPad and iPrep!!!} Do you remember that Pantry Stew I made that was basically, “Oh No, I need to use these things in the pantry before they expire!” and my family absolutely raved about it?  It just goes to show that some things are better left unplanned […]

Happy Thanksgiving! A non-traditional Thanksgiving Lunch

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Happy Thanksgiving!!! It is always really hard for me around Thanksgiving as it is a tough four weeks until Christmas when I’m missing my family so much Thanksgiving certainly has fond memories for me as I loved all the side dishes (bleck for turkey), and of course my Great Grandmother’s pies mmmmmmm. But as there […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Oopsie Bread Crepes with Ricotta and Spinach

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This is the easiest meal you will ever make. When you make your Oopsie breads, make extras in crepe size in a springform pan. You can store them overnight in the fridge and this dish will come together in minutes! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving so this is a quick post so I can get busy on […]