Recipes

Homemade Dog Treats

  In my last two posts, I had given step by step instructions on how to roast a chicken and make bone broth from the leftovers. There is always some left over bits of chicken sitting in the fridge from the remnants of the carcass. Here’s how I use them up and make treats for my… Continue reading Homemade Dog Treats

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How to Make Chicken Bone Broth

  In my previous post, I went through the steps to roast a chicken with the intention of introducing those who are new to cooking, to a simple recipe that they can start with and then make their own. Now that the meal is over, what to do with the leftovers? You can use the rest of the meat for… Continue reading How to Make Chicken Bone Broth

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How to Cook a Roast Chicken

For some reason, the idea of making a roast chicken makes a lot of people think that it’s very time consuming and involved. It’s very easy and this tutorial is geared for those of you who have just started to cook. There are so many recipes on the internet and lots of posts of how to make… Continue reading How to Cook a Roast Chicken

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Adorable Crochet Easter Egg Cozys

Hoppy first day of Spring! Every year I have always made our boys something handmade for Easter and this year I asked them if they still wanted something  made since they were getting older ( I have pre and full blown teenagers) and they looked at me as if I had asked them the silliest question… Continue reading Adorable Crochet Easter Egg Cozys

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How To Make Your Own Fruit Roll-ups

We always lose power when we get winds storms here where I live in the Fraser Valley. This is always a good reminder for me to make sure that I should make sure my freezer isn’t too full. I had lost about 3/4 of our frozen food last year and I had canned and dehydrated… Continue reading How To Make Your Own Fruit Roll-ups

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10 Free Things to do with the Family this Spring Break

Now that most of Canada have recovered from the shock of the price of cauliflower this year, it does remind you to be a smart steward of the funds available for you to spend. Spring break is a welcome time for families to get out of the house after a long spell of the constant rain here in Metro Vancouver.… Continue reading 10 Free Things to do with the Family this Spring Break

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It’s Cherry Blossom Time!

Cherry Blossom time is here in Vancouver has started and to me, this marks the beginning of Spring. To others, it’s allergy season combined with the I don’t know what to wear time because you’ll freeze in the morning and roast on the way home. Maddening. Vancouver celebrates the arrival of  this beautiful time of… Continue reading It’s Cherry Blossom Time!