6 Back-to-School Tips

6 Back to School Tips

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post. All opinions expressed are my own. School starts here the day after Labour day. I registered both girls at their new schools this week. Olivia is going into grade 11 and Bridget into grade 5. Both girls are looking forward to going to their new schools and I’m… [read more]

This is Where I Leave You Trailer #TIWILY

This is Where I Leave You Trailer

This is Where I Leave You will be in the theatres on September 19th! About the Film When their father passes away, four grown siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their… [read more]

Sweet 16 Birthday to Remember #CanonPIXMA

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Last month my oldest daughter celebrated a milestone: her sweet 16 birthday. She has grown into a beautiful, sweet and kind young woman and I’m so proud of her. I couldn’t have asked for a better daughter. I wanted to make her 16th birthday extra special this year. It was also her first birthday celebrated… [read more]

Maple Syrup Bars

Maple Syrup Bars

I love using real maple syrup in my baking. It can be used as a replacement for sugar, but in this recipe it’s used in addition to brown sugar. It makes for a sweet, sticky treat! The filling reminds me a little of what you find in a butter tart (another addiction of mine). I… [read more]