Simply Stacie http://www.simplystacie.net Family, Finds & Inspiration Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:42:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 Caramel Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/caramel-apple-grilled-cheese-sandwich/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/caramel-apple-grilled-cheese-sandwich/#comments Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:00:21 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128041 This grilled cheese sandwich tastes like cheesecake! Dessert for lunch? Yes, please! You are going to love my Caramel Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich. It’s made with sweet and creamy mascarpone cheese, apple pie filling and caramel sundae sauce. I used Dempster’s Honey Wheat Bread and real butter to create one of the most amazing flavour […]

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Avoid the Summer Slide with Summer Brain Quest http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/summer-brain-quest/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/summer-brain-quest/#comments Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128782 Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Workman Publishing. All opinions are my own. The school year will be over before we know it. I know my daughter is counting down the days! We are all looking forward to summer fun with lots of trips to the beach, backyard barbecues and a week at summer camp. […]

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Rustic Bacon, Herb & Vegetable Pie http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/rustic-bacon-herb-vegetable-pie/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/rustic-bacon-herb-vegetable-pie/#comments Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:00:43 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128720 You guys – I think I may have discovered my new favourite savoury pie! I had company coming over to visit this past weekend and I wanted to create something flavourful and memorable. And I think I did with this Rustic Bacon, Herb & Vegetable Pie. I don’t often make savoury pies, but after making […]

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What Not to Miss in Toronto http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/what-not-to-miss-in-toronto/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/what-not-to-miss-in-toronto/#comments Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:00:30 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128516 What Not to Miss in The 6ix! Whatever the season, there is always something to see and do in Toronto. Whether you call is the 6ix, the Big Smoke, Hogtown or T-Dot, Toronto is a vibrant, interesting city that offers the visitor—and resident—so much to see and do, any time of the year. Check out […]

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The Ultimate Graduation Gift http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/ultimate-graduation-gift/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/ultimate-graduation-gift/#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:00:43 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128755 It seems like yesterday that I was bringing Olivia home from the hospital. Fast forward 18 years and I’m sending her off to university in the fall. My little baby is all grown up and graduating high school. This important milestone is exciting for her and maybe a little hard for me. I’m proud of […]

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How to Tackle a Messy House http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/messy-house/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/messy-house/#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:04:33 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128451 When it’s so chaotic that you don’t even know where to start! A little while ago, a friend of mine had to make the decision to move her mom into a retirement home. She just wasn’t coping with the everyday minutiae of life: groceries, cooking, paying bills… even personal hygiene. Her mom was exhausted by […]

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Free Chore Chart & Reward Tickets Printable http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/free-chore-chart-printable/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/free-chore-chart-printable/#comments Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:00:54 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128069 The struggle is real. That is, the struggle to get your kid to want to help out with chores. Starting them young helps, but if you haven’t, don’t worry. I have some tools to share today that can help! And yes, they are free! Use this free Chore Chart and Reward Tickets printable to get […]

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Honey Banana Grilled Cheese Sandwich http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/honey-banana-grilled-cheese-sandwich/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/honey-banana-grilled-cheese-sandwich/#comments Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:00:04 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128038 This Honey Banana Grilled Cheese Sandwich is good that you’ll think you’re eating it for dessert! If you need a quick recipe to impress, this is the perfect one to try. I used creamy, sweet mascarpone cheese  along with slices of bananas and a drizzle of honey. Each bite is perfection! It’s rich. It’s buttery. […]

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Spaghetti Casserole http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/spaghetti-casserole/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/spaghetti-casserole/#comments Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:00:11 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128362 Growing up, we ate a lot of baked pasta casseroles. My mom was a big fan of them and this recipe for Spaghetti Casserole was one of her favourites. Being the picky kid that I was, I hated it. That was normal for me since I disliked pretty much all foods except for a few […]

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Celebrate National Pet Owners Day http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/national-pet-owners-day/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/national-pet-owners-day/#comments Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:00:17 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128697 My three cats, Princess, Misty and Reggie, are part of our family. I couldn’t imagine life without them! If you’re a pet owner, I’m sure you can relate. Pets bring so much joy to a home and we do everything we can to make sure they are well cared for. I’ll be celebrating National Pet […]

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How My Cell Phone Makes My Life Easier http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/cell-phone-makes-life-easier/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/cell-phone-makes-life-easier/#comments Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:56:38 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128728 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Mobile Shop. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s an understatement to say that my cell phone is an integral part of my life. The question really is how don’t I use my cell phone in my day-to-day life? Honestly, I’d be lost without […]

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Travel Through Ireland with Your Children http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/travel-ireland-children/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/travel-ireland-children/#comments Fri, 14 Apr 2017 13:00:08 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128444 Green valleys, rolling hills, friendly people, and culture are found everywhere in Ireland and it is one of the most magnificent places to visit with your children.  From the East Coast to the West, and the North to the South, you will find something exciting to do while you are in Ireland. Here are 7 […]

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Oven Cleaning Hacks You Need to Know http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/oven-cleaning-hacks/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/oven-cleaning-hacks/#comments Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128353 Cleaning the oven—including the stove top—is probably one of my top five least favourite things to do. Or at least it was until I discovered more natural solutions that actually work! I hated the stench of chemical cleansers and while they worked really well, I always wondered about the fumes they were giving off! The […]

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One-Pot Chicken & Stuffing http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/one-pot-chicken-stuffing/ http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/one-pot-chicken-stuffing/#comments Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:00:58 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128287 I’ve been making this recipe for One-Pot Chicken & Stuffing for years now. I think it originally came on the back of a box of stuffing mix if I remember correctly! It’s easy to make as a side dish or main entree, depending on what you serve with it. I usually just make it as a […]

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How to Prepare Your Yard for Spring http://www.simplystacie.net/2017/04/prepare-yard-spring/ Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:00:14 +0000 http://www.simplystacie.net/?p=128638 Spring is my favourite time of year. The snow has finally melted and we get to enjoy longer periods of sunshine. It puts me in the mood to make everything fresh and clean. Normally, we associate spring cleaning with the inside of our home. I have my spring calendar set to accomplish all those indoor cleaning […]

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