~ Midweek Makeover ~ Strawberry Shortcake Fudge!!!

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~ Midweek Makeover ~ Strawberry Shortcake Fudge!!! So the Dancing Daughter left today for a 3 day school retreat.  All the year 10 kids go before moving to another, and much larger, school for years 11 & 12.  There is A LOT of sugar involved in retreat and camps for these kids and the last […]

~Mid Week Makeover ~Ham and Cheese Puff Pies!

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~Mid Week Makeover ~Ham and Cheese Puff Pies! Well, I did it AGAIN and deleted photos that hadn’t been backed up  At least this time it was only a few and not a few week’s worth, but it still annoys me to no end. Today’s preparation pictures were deleted but this is so easy you […]

~Mid Week Makeover ~Corndog Mini Muffins and WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!!!

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~Mid Week Makeover ~Corndog Mini Muffins and WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients! Corndogs……carnival food or breakfast of champions? I’ve shared with you my kids’ love of the corndog and the wager we placedone time prior to a trip to the US on how many the (then much smaller) Six Foot Teenager […]

~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Ham and Cheese Puff!

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  ~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Ham and Cheese Puff! It’s cold. It’s been raining. The sky is dreary. Everyone is tired…..Mid Week Makeover becomes Mid Week Madness to get a dish on the table! This is super easy to make, can be adapted to whatever leftovers you have, is warm and comforting. Enjoy! * […]

~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets!

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~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets! Remember how I told you I used to pour over the  school cafeteria menu to choose the rare days I ordered my lunch through the cafeteria line?  Pigs in Blankets was always one of my favourites!  When I discovered you […]

Mid Week ~ Not What You Think……

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Mid Week ~ Not What You Think…… Mid Week Makeover! It’s ME!  Yep, time for a change.  I spent a heck of a long time at the hairdresser today trying to lighten my dark hair and return to blonde.  I was always blonde but went dark about 10 years ago.  Because I’m in a big CHANGE […]

~ Celebrate Cinco de Mayo ~ Chicken Quesadilla (Best lunch EVER!)

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~ Celebrate Cinco de Mayo ~ Chicken Quesadilla (Best lunch EVER!) By now the statement above should be evident  I’ve even gone so far as to order mini packs of the  Beanfields chips to have with me when I travel and go out to Mexican restaurants so I don’t have to have corn chip envy. […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo ~ Mid Week Mac ‘n Mexican!

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo ~ Mid Week Mac ‘n Mexican!   Today’s mid week makeover comes to you from that EVIL genious at Oh Bite It. In her recipe for these AHmazing (and surprise) burritos, she even says she has lost her recipe creating mind. After you make these, you’ll be glad she did! Now, […]

~ Maui Magic, Whale Watching, Lent, Fish on Friday and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY last day to enter!

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Maui Magic, Whale Watching, Lent Fish on Friday and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY last day to enter! Yesterday was another fun filled day and BOY was it packed  I started with a beach walk in the morning and breakfast in our suite before we decided to hit the pool and beach with these plans up […]

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 […]