Market Musings: Welland Market

If you are from the Niagara Region, consider yourself lucky! Market season is just getting started and this year HAS to be the year you go and check one out! There are so many different markets you can choose from (click here for more info) and today I want to showcase, the one most near … Continue reading Market Musings: Welland Market

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Garlic Infused Olive Oil Pasta With Shrimp

In our household we typically have pasta once a week.  I never grew up eating much of the stuff but ever since I have been with Mike, pasta has slowly been creeping its way into my life and I love it!   It's funny, pasta aka CARBS are deemed so bad and therefore many people … Continue reading Garlic Infused Olive Oil Pasta With Shrimp

Market Musings: Buy Local

I am a huge fan of the market and always have been.  Specifically, the Saturday Welland Market, located in my hometown.  However, this post applies to everyone because there are markets popping up everywhere and with spring well on its way here in Canada, that can only mean one thing... Abundant variety of in-season LOCAL produce and basically … Continue reading Market Musings: Buy Local

The Big “O”

...Organic that is. HA!  Gotcha! Now that you are disappointed, please do not stop reading.  I promise I won't preach about organic food.  However, I would like to try to explain my approach to the matter and provide my personal experience on how simply paying attention to the quality of food I eat has transformed … Continue reading The Big “O”

Great Grocery Finds

I have said it once and I will say it again... I LOVE to grocery shop. I am definitely one of the handful of shoppers out and about beating the crowds at 8:00am and loving every minute of it. You know the saying "early bird gets the worm"? Well, early risers get the good picks … Continue reading Great Grocery Finds

Bea’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Mike and I are both huge fans of cookies, specifically peanut butter (honorable mention goes out to the oatmeal raisin though).  Lately we have been feeling the need for some PB in our life so I decided to make up a few batches.  I wish I could say that I have some old family recipe … Continue reading Bea’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Cloudy With A Chance of Adventure

It has rained non-stop for 4 days.  It has been dark, dreary, cold and well, May.  I think that I can speak for everyone when I say that the warm weather cannot come soon enough and despite having a mild winter, it seems like it is taking forever to get here.  On the bright side … Continue reading Cloudy With A Chance of Adventure