Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

  Get ready for a delicious party in your mouth. This frozen lemon meringue pie is the perfect combination of tart and sweet and frozen and … [Continue Reading]

Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

CONTEST: Win a 6 Month Netflix Subscription & a Turbo FAST prize pack

  Well, you know that I don't have little kids. But, I do have a million nieces and nephews. And so when Netflix offered me this amazing Turbo … [Continue Reading]

Turbo FAST on Netflix

Melty Italian Meatball Sandwich

  I gotta tell you, there’s nothing that my family likes more than big Italian Sandwiches.  They’re so ooey and gooey, chock full of meat and … [Continue Reading]

Melty & Cheesy Italian Meatball Sandwich

Life

Turbo FAST on Netflix

CONTEST: Win a 6 Month Netflix Subscription & a Turbo FAST prize pack

  Well, you know that I don't have little kids. But, I do have a million nieces and nephews. And so when Netflix offered me this amazing Turbo FAST giveaway for you all, I couldn't pass it up.   Netflix wants one of you to enjoy some springtime TV fun. So what's up for grabs? … [Read More...]

Girlfriends at Wendy’s Doing Serious (Salad) Business

Girlfriends at Wendy’s Doing Serious (Salad) Business

  I’m not sure if you know, but last November I started a new business with my friend, Randi. This labour of love of ours, called Brazenwoman, is a lifestyle website for women over 35. We started the site because we found there was nowhere online for us to go to get the scoop on what we love … [Read More...]

Recent Reads

Listen to the Squawking Chicken by Elaine Lui

6 Reasons I Adored Elaine Lui’s Listen to the Squawking Chicken

If you visit this blog often, you’ll know that I mostly read fiction. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because I like to escape into fake lives, not read about people’s actual – often crappy, yet probably very interesting – ones (forget business books or self-help. Yawn.) There definitely are a few non-fiction books that […]

Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Book Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

  Are you a fan of Ender’s Game, Divergent or the Hunger Games? Lover of Dystopian fiction with a strong stomach for violence? Looking for your next great hero after Katniss, Tris, or Ender? If you answered yes to at least two of those questions then you’ll be wanting to pick up Red Rising by […]

Laughter

I'm Done Blogging.

I’m Closing Down My Blog (But First the Naptime Video)

  This is it folks. The ride is over. I'm turning over a new leaf and closing down my blog. This annoying piece of internet real-estate takes up too much of my time and really with so little reward. You guys don't appreciate me. Nobody even comments anymore. I'm depressed. I hardly smile. … [Read More...]

Are You There God It's Me Gwyneth

Are You There God, It’s Me, Gwyneth

Sorry for posting twice today, but I wrote this on a whim on Google+ (do you follow me there? It's +MaraShapiro) . Anyways, I think it's pretty funny, and I hope you will too.      Are you there, God? It's me, Gwyneth.   The last few days have been really hard. Even … [Read More...]

Cookery

Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

  Get ready for a delicious party in your mouth. This frozen lemon meringue pie is the perfect combination of tart and sweet and frozen and fluffy. It’s super refreshing after a heavy meal plus it’s so pretty everyone will be very impressed with you. Now known as my ‘frozen lemon thing‘, I started making it […]

Melty & Cheesy Italian Meatball Sandwich

Melty Italian Meatball Sandwich

  I gotta tell you, there’s nothing that my family likes more than big Italian Sandwiches.  They’re so ooey and gooey, chock full of meat and veggies, robust tomato sauce and creamy cheese. Not to mention filling (a very important recommender for teenage boys).   But it can get really expensive to take everyone out […]