Pampered Chef Fundraising Party #CanadianCookies

Last night, @DidUKnowCanada and I co-hosted #CanadianCookies Twitter party! If you came, thank you so much for coming and we hope you had a blast like we did. If you missed it, we are so sorry that you did. Many great tips, recipe ideas and memories were shared last night. Thank you! One of our sponsors, @PamperedPatty, a Pampered Chef Consultatnt has kindly offered to host an online Pampered Chef Party where ANYONE can purchase Pampered Chef items and all of the proceeds will go to Children’s Make a Wish Foundation this Holiday Season.I encourage you to browse through Pampered … Continue reading

Organizing Wish Lists for Christmas

Last night, I spent over an hour in our basement sorting through the large plastic bins where I store future gifts for our children. You see, my husband and I don’t enjoy doing anything last minute and that includes Christmas shopping. We tackle it as a year long mission, collecting things as we see them. The only problem with this tactic is that throughout the year, new toys come out that the children oogle at AND sometimes their wish list changes. This year, one of the hottest toys marketed towards girls (although to be honest, I wish it was promoted … Continue reading

Christmas Cherry Squares

I haven’t made these delicious squares yet this year so I am unable to provide you with a photo, but let me tell you that they are absolutely sinful! If you love cherries with the combination of chocolate, you will not be disappointed! Cherry Squares Bottom Layer1/2 cup butter, softened1/3 sugar1 cup flour Mix the above using an electric mixer (I use my Kitchen Aid). Press this mixture into the bottom of a parchment paper lined square (9 inch) pan and bake for approximately 15 minutes at 350 degrees, until light golden in colour. Topping:1 can sweetened condensed milk (300 … Continue reading

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies #CanadianCookies (Recipe)

This post has been written as part of #CanadianCookies Blog Event. To find out more about the event, please click on the button below. An old blogging friend of mine, Terri, sent me a bunch of her Christmas baking recipes a few years ago and I still haven’t gotten around to making all of them. But, today, my friends, I made one of them and boy I wish I had made this one the year she sent me the recipes! This will now become a family favourite in our house just like she wrote on her recipe (it has been … Continue reading

2011 Holiday Gift Guide

These gifts and gift ideas are recommendations from Multi-Testing Mommy. Some are past products that have been reviewed, some are current items that have been reviewed and some are simply amazing items that we love and highly recommend! Happy Holidays from Multi-Testing Mommy Amazing Online Stores A Canadian Eco Friendly Store with gifts for everyone!A Canadian online children’s store. Kids BooksMulti-Testing Mommy’s Book StoreBooks that Multi-Testing Mommy, the former Kindergarten teacher recommends! Kids Games Kids Toys Kids Eating Kids Apparel Health and BeautyLuxe BoxA monthly subscription to receive deluxe size beauty samples.Panties by PostA monthly subscription where you receive a … Continue reading