Chicken Nachos – Dinner Time Or Snack Time #recipe

You have to love a plate of nachos! All that cheesy goodness in a finger food. I know I do! They make a terrific game day snack. However, how about dinner? Your kids would love it. Plus, you can get a few extra veggies inside them. It's super easy to do, and everyone will think they're getting a … [Read more...]

Food Addiction – It’s Real

Is food addiction real? Apparently, it's as real as being addicted to drugs. When we eat foods that contain high amounts of fat, sugar or salt, our body releases dopamine. This is a chemical that makes us feel good. Now, who doesn't want to feel good? So, when you experience pleasure from a … [Read more...]

Lottoland And Dreams – Canada Can Play The US Powerball!

Dreams are what makes freedom possible. Freedom to do what makes up happy. Allowing ourselves to dream, creates enthusiasm to try. Without them, there would be no new inventions. There would be no one reaching for the top. It's how we get ahead. With dreams, there is hope. My mom and I … [Read more...]

Divorce And Children – How To Help

Apparently, 43% of children in America, are growing up with divorced parents. That's a staggering number. However, that doesn't mean a child will suffer throughout their life because of it. In fact, the majority of children, will turn out just fine. It's a small minority that suffer serious … [Read more...]

Teens VS Parents – Can You Understand One Another? @Netflix_CA #streamteam #spon

Teens vs parents, that's exactly how it feels when you're trying to raise one. It's a battle where neither party really knows what's going on in the others mind. Trying to start a conversation can be awkward at best. You can simply see your teenager stiffen up when you start talking to them. Teens … [Read more...]

Best Thai Food In Calgary @JackiesThai #spon

For the most part, my life has literally been meat and potatoes. It's only been a dozen years since I started eating international cuisine. Those experiences came from travel, spilling over into every day eating. For example, my fish dishes were limited to fish and chips. I'd never eaten sea bass, … [Read more...]

Married For 35 Years! What’s My Secret?

I've been married for a long time. In fact, it's been thirty five years. Yet, somehow, it doesn't seem all that long. If it wasn't for my fully grown children and the mirrors in my home, I could fool myself into believing it's only been five. So, what's my secret? First and foremost, he's my best … [Read more...]

It’s Breakfast Time – Yes, It’s Still Important

We all know that breakfast is important. In fact, we find ourselves discussing the issue with our children. Sometimes, going out of our way to make it more interesting and appetizing for them. We've even created breakfast on the go, for those of us in a hurry. However, up until five or six … [Read more...]

When I Was Twenty – My Younger Days

A couple of weeks ago, a reader of mine, posted some old pictures of themselves. You know, those crazy ones that show you in funky clothes, with a funkier hairdo. It got me to thinking about my younger days. Specifically, the year I got married. I was twenty, and the year was 1982. My … [Read more...]

Cranberry Balsamic Pork Loin

On the menu this week, cranberry balsamic pork loin. Actually, it was on the menu last week. Regardless, it's delicious, and deserves to be shared. Since there are only so many proteins, and I tend to pick the same ones, I need to find different ways to serve them up. For example, I published my … [Read more...]

Easter Goodies From #Kellogg’s #Giveaway #spon

Easter is upon us, and that means Easter goodies. However, that doesn't have to be a basket brimming with chocolate. Just like Easter dinner, there are tons of options available. One option, is Kellogg's mini rice krispie squares. They're just the perfect size to fit inside those plastic eggs. … [Read more...]

Blogging About Me – What You Most Likely Don’t Know

I've been blogging now for going on six years, which is kind of hard to believe. Frankly, it doesn't seem that long ago that I sat in an Italian restaurant in Mexico, asking my family what they thought about the idea of me, blogging. Imagine deer in headlights. There's nothing quite like a captive … [Read more...]