Happy St-Pat's!!

I hope you enjoyed this great day with some family/friends fun! Here’s a little something for your eyes and belly, we tried out another Pinterest idea. I need to warn you, even my sweet-toothed kids did find this one a …


St-Patrick DIY decorations

So I went all out for you this time, putting aside my deepest fears and laying it all out… I actually tried a Pinterest idea, live on Facebook, without practicing first or anything… (insert ooohhs and aaahhhs) Seriously, with St-Patrick’s …


Family Valentine's Day fun

Let’s cook and play together! So this year again, Valentine’s Day just showed up at our doorstep, as we still wander around a little confused, in a post-holidays haze. Since Valentine’s Day is about love and spending great time together, …


Boxing Day Sale

Thank you for supporting my small business.  Without you, I wouldn’t be where I am today.  As we get ready to welcome 2018, I want to give you a gift! Order between now and December 31, 2017 and get 15% …


Christmas recipes

With the big meal coming up, I would like to share some side dishes that we eat every year with our turkey. We are not the traditional stuffing and cranberry sauce kind of family, as you’ll see! Warning : These recipes …


Christmas traditions

German traditions from birth combined with my new Canadian ones makes for an interesting Christmas


Christmas Sweets

So, we all feel extra not guilty since we served all kinds of veggies to our kids with our traditional recipes. We can now get on with Desserts!!!! Can you guess that I have a sweet tooth? These are some …


Saint-Nicholas is around the corner...

One tradition that we have kept alive is St-Nicholas Day. This one is not so much known around here, in fact, we were pretty much the only ones celebrating it as kids. How our friends thought we were lucky! Does anyone else here celebrate St-Nicholas and how so?


Advent is here!

Every year, around this time, I get ready to fill in the kids’ Advent calendar. It has been like this in our home since forever it seems. When I was little, I would wake up on December 1st, very excited to see Santa had come and put up these nice calendars for us. I never asked myself where all this came from, it just did.