5 Easy Tips to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

  A lot of people ask me how I got my kids to eat vegetables. And my answer is simple. Because I told them to.   I know, it sounds … [Continue Reading]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

Win The King’s Curse & Tickets to Meet Philippa Gregory in Toronto

  Are you as huge a Philippa Gregory fan as I am? It's hardly possible, I can promise you that. But if you are, do I have a treat for you!  this … [Continue Reading]

Philippa Gregory in Toronto The Kings Curse

A New Resource for Kids from Facebook: Help a Friend in Need

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. In recognition of the importance of this day, Facebook Canada and Kids Help Phone announced a new resource … [Continue Reading]

Help a Friend in Need Guide from Kids Help Phone and Facebook Canada

Life

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

5 Easy Tips to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

  A lot of people ask me how I got my kids to eat vegetables. And my answer is simple. Because I told them to.   I know, it sounds basic, but it worked for me. You're shaking your head, right? You're thinking I've tried that. It was a no go.   I know I was lucky. My … [Read More...]

Help a Friend in Need Guide from Kids Help Phone and Facebook Canada

A New Resource for Kids from Facebook: Help a Friend in Need

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. In recognition of the importance of this day, Facebook Canada and Kids Help Phone announced a new resource aimed at youth called Help a Friend in Need.   The guide is aimed at youth ages 15-20 and provides simple, practical tips to help a friend who … [Read More...]

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Philippa Gregory in Toronto The Kings Curse

Win The King’s Curse & Tickets to Meet Philippa Gregory in Toronto

  Are you as huge a Philippa Gregory fan as I am? It’s hardly possible, I can promise you that. But if you are, do I have a treat for you!  this bestselling author is coming to Toronto and I’m giving away TWO tickets to see her at the Al Green Theatre, PLUS a copy […]

Claudine by Barbara Palmer

Book Review: Claudine by Barbara Palmer

  What do you get when you mix a gorgeous woman, a handsome bodyguard with secrets, mysterious dual identities, a murder, and the ancient art of the courtesan? Why you get Claudine of course, the newest entry in stellar women’s suspense erotica. Written by a famous (well, we’re taking their word for it) Canadian author […]

Laughter

The FML Files Episode 2: There's More

The FML FILES: How Could There be MORE??

  Just in case you were in doubt, good things do NOT happen in sixes.   Welcome to today's episode of the FML Files, aka Why Your Life is Better Than Mine.   Just as an aside, I'd like you to know that these stories are not me complaining. Rather, they're like I'm … [Read More...]

Tips from an Old Mom A Back to School Poem

A Back-to-School Poem

Hey there, HAPPY BACK-TO-SCHOOL DAY!!!   Are you cheering in the streets or crying in your soup? Me, I'm a bit of both. my youngest is in Grade 10, and I've got TWO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS. OMG, where does the time go?   Time Passes. That's all I've got for ya.   I wrote … [Read More...]

Cookery

Cheesy Broccoli Naan Pizzettes

The Fastest Dinner Ever: Cheesy Broccoli Naan Pizzette

Ok so it’s the first week of September. The kiddos are back in school, the traffic is horrendous again and after-school programs are starting up. In other words, the INSANITY is back. And you’ve been informed by your troops that while they LOOOOOVE BBQ’d hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken, if they have to eat those […]

Roasted Beets with Chive Tarragon Spread (lactose free)

Roasted Beets with Chive Tarragon Spread

Over the next few days I’m going to be sharing some easy recipes from the team at President’s Choice® . The goal? To ease the busy-ness and stress of September with some easy and delicious recipes that will please your hungry newly returned-to-routine peoples. The ones I’ve chosen will also (hopefully) introduce your family to some flavours they […]