It’s Coffee O’Clock! My review of the Philips 3100 Espresso Machine, plus a free printable and a GIVEAWAY!

It’s Coffee O’Clock! My review of the Philips 3100 Espresso Machine, plus a free printable and a GIVEAWAY! Disclosure: I am working with Philips and I am excited to share Philips products with you!  I have been compensated, but as always, all pictures, views and opinions are my own. Ahhhhh summer.  You’re here and I couldn’t be more thrilled!  We’ll be filling our days with all kinds of fun, but we’re most looking forward to time on the lake. My parents live on a lake in Northern Alberta, and we try to get out there to visit as often as we can.  […]

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Rainbow Pasta Salad

This Rainbow Pasta Salad is a perfect summer picnic or BBQ recipe!  Made with a tangy, garlicky dressing, spicy Habanero with Cracked Black Pepper Monterey Jack Cheese and oodles of noodles and fresh vegetables.  Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Bothwell Cheese. I have been compensated for my time and recipe creation.  This recipe, all pictures and words are my own.  I love cheese. 😉 I think one of my most favourite summer foods are pasta salads.  They pair perfectly with burgers, steak, chicken, turkey…they are the perfect addition to summer barbeques, picnics and potlucks! I also love that pasta salads […]

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Sweet & Sticky BBQ Turkey Legs

Sweet & Sticky BBQ Turkey Legs

Made with a sweet and tangy homemade BBQ sauce, these Sweet & Sticky BBQ Turkey Legs are a simple and delicious dinner idea.  This inexpensive cut of turkey meat is perfect for feeding a crowd too!  – – – – – – I partnered with Canadian Turkey to bring you this delicious turkey recipe!  I was compensated for my time, but the recipe, all thoughts and opinions are my own as always.  We really love turkey. I’m so relieved that summer is here!  We’ve got the BBQ fired up and we’re welcoming in this season with open arms! During these […]

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Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes

These Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes are a family favourite breakfast recipe! The sour cream makes them so soft, tender and delicious. Is it possible to have too many pancake recipes?  No.  I say ALL THE PANCAKES.  Over the years we have eaten many many many pancakes, and have tried all kinds of flavour combinations…it’s a tough job, but we’re happy to do it!  And when there’s a recipe that we love, I have to share it.  These Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes…they have to be shared. I absolutely love using sour cream in all kinds of baking.  It make cakes SO tender and […]

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Our Urban Backyard Summer Oasis

Whether you have a backyard or a balcony, with a few simple things like flowers and lights, creating an Urban Backyard Summer Oasis is easy! Today I’ve joined an amazing group of blogger friends, and we are sharing our summer decks and patios with you…all in hopes to inspire your creativity in your own space!  Thank you to Krista of Happy Housie for organizing.  Make sure to check out all the posts in the links at the bottom of this post!  xo I’m so relieved that it’s finally patio weather.  We had what felt like the longest winter ever, and when it […]

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Mexican Street Corn Chicken Bowl

Make this Mexican Street Corn Chicken Bowl for dinner tonite!  Loaded with fresh ingredients, grilled chicken and a Mexican Street Corn Salad.  So good. Have you ever had Mexican Street Corn Salad?  It’s SO good.  It’s so delicious that I could actually eat the entire salad myself…the dressing is creamy, the corn flavourful and with bites of tart cheese and tasty cilantro. Yum.  Now how about we actually make a whole meal out of it by adding some grilled Mexican chicken, cooked quinoa and loads of fresh toppings?  Sound good?  YES. This Mexican Street Corn Chicken Bowl is fresh, healthy and […]

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Easy Strawberry Jello Poke Cake Recipe

This Strawberry Jello Poke Cake Recipe is an easy and delicious dessert recipe!  Vanilla cake with strawberry jello poked throughout the cake, and topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries.  This cake is always a favourite at parties! Today I’ve joined an amazing group of blogger friends, and we are sharing some delicious summer recipes with you!  Thank you to Krista of Happy Housie for organizing.  Make sure to check out all the deliciousness in the links at the bottom of this post!  xo Growing up my Mom used to make me Jello cake for my birthday…it was a 2 layer cake […]

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