(closed) GIVEAWAY: Victoria Day Snacks from Wholly Guacamole

Congratulations to Commenter #174 Melanie Ann Caughill Deland! Would you like to win 10 free product coupons for Wholly Guacamole in time for Victoria Day? Wholly Guacamole offers a variety of yummy products sold to make snacking fun and delicious! Wholly Guacamole is an all natural, preservative free product. Their products are available both in the US and CANADA. In Canada, Wholly Guacamole is sold at Freshmart, Loblaws, Safeway, Real Canadian Superstores, Fortinos, ValuMart, Zehrs, IGA (BC), Overwaitea and Sobey’s (Atlantic). Here are some yummy Wholly Guacamole products: This giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents only. This giveaway … Continue reading

(closed) REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Crafty Cooking Kits distributed by Me Myself and Us Inc.

Congratulations to Commenters #114-Amy C., #14-Tinatchick and #56-missbobloblaw! I LOVE to BAKE and do CRAFTS with my kids so Crafty Cooking Kits are right up my alley! Crafty Cooking Kits are: delicious fun and creative educational (reinforces language skills, math, measurement, following instructions) in kits which include: Everyday, Seasonal, and Deluxe packages great for home use, loot bags, gifts, play-dates, and fundraisers at schools, day cares, organizations, leagues made in the USA and guaranteed Everything is included in the kits to have fun and create such as the mixtures, pans, cookie cutters, icings, decorations and interactive, VERY easy to follow … Continue reading

(closed) REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: GlassDharma Glass Drinking Straws

Congratulations to Commenter #68 Rae T.! In our house, we consume drinks that require straws on a daily basis. Not so much the adults in the house, but definitely the children! I really didn’t like the fact that we were going through SO many disposable straws. I try to be as environmentally conscious whenever I can! I had seen Glass Dharma straws pop up here and there all over the internet recently and I was extremely happy to be able to give them a try in our family! We received a variety of shapes and sizes to try out and … Continue reading

(closed ) REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: The Crabby Cook Cookbook

Congratulations to commenter #80, Christine and #28, CJ! This wonderful cookbook was just released this January by Jessica Harper! It has 135 simple recipes along with tips and humour filled anecdotes along the way. I really enjoyed reading through this cookbook! This is definitely one of those cookbooks is much more that just recipes! Are you a Mom who is surrounded by picky little eaters? Little people who complain about almost anything new that you stick in front of them? Are you a Mom who dreads meal planning and cooking meals for your family? If so, this cookbook is for … Continue reading

REVIEW: Tim Horton’s NEW Real Fruit Smoothies

I was shocked to hear that apparently only 5% of Canadians say they consume the 7-10 recommended servings of fruit and veggies a day! Well, now good old Tim Horton’s has come to our rescue again! Not only can we get our daily java fix, but we can also add another full serving of fruit to the mix as well with their Mix Berry or Strawberry Banana smoothies. The smoothies are fat free and made with real fruit. They contain no artifical colours or flavours and you can add low fat yogurt to get some dairy into your diet and … Continue reading

(closed) REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Life Choices Foods

Congratulations to Commenter #48 ksceviour! Back in February, we reviewed Life Choices Foods Chicken Nuggets. Since then, we’ve tried their All Beef Hotdogs, Whole Fish Sticks, Organics Three Cheese Pizza and Italian Meatballs. Life Choices is a company that was created in 2002 by a couple who started a family and realized the demand for nutritious, convenient meals for families. They use only premium organic and natural ingredients to make their products and to keep their mission of: “Making the Right Choices Easy.” All of the food that we have sampled has been delicious and I have felt better knowing … Continue reading

(closed)GIVEAWAY: Santa Cruz Organics Chocolate Sauces

Congratulations Commenter #107, Amy C. and Commenter #165, Caroline! You were selected via Random.Org! For Valentine’s Day, I reviewed some amazing Santa Cruz Organics Chocolate Sauces! I sampled Santa Cruz Organic Raspberry Chocolate sauce, Santa Cruz Organic Chocolate sauce and Santa Cruz Organic Mint Chocolate sauce! Please note that not all Santa Cruz Organics products are available in Canada. Please check out Santa Cruz Organic.com (top right on the home page) to find a location near you! Mmmmm….chocolate….. Would you like to win these 3 bottles of Santa Cruz Organics Chocolate Sauces to try for yourself? TWO WINNERS WILL BE … Continue reading

REVIEW: Life Choice Foods Chicken Nuggets

Today we got some food to sample from Life Choices Foods delivered right to our doorstep. As soon as my son discovered that there was food in the bag, he insisted on taking a look through it with me and pick something out that we would eat for lunch. He picked out the Chicken Nuggets. Here is what I like about the Chicken Nuggets: made with our premium quality chicken vegetable grain-fed chicken raised without animal by-products chickens are raised without antibiotics Source of Omega-3 from Flax No Trans Fats Prepared without frying No Additives or Preservatives Source of Fibre … Continue reading

REVIEW: Santa Cruz Organic Chocolate Sauces for Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine’s Day don’t give your loved ones high fructose corn syrup or artificial flavorings. Show them you really care with wholesome certified organic ingredients such as Santa Cruz Organic’s line of chocolate syrups. Honestly, I like the idea of ditching the traditional idea of boxed chocolates and giving these chocolate syrups instead! Unique and fun and did I mention creative? Yum! Here are some ideas that were shared with me that sound simply heavenly! Start a cold February morning off right with a steamy mug of mint hot chocolate. Stove heat milk and add in Santa Cruz Organic Mint … Continue reading

New Tim Hortons Breakfast Items

I have to admit that although I do love my occasional “fancy coffee”, I’m a true Canadian when it comes to coffee. I love my Timmies! I’ve received Tim Horton’s gift cards in the past and plowed through them like water–I do love my coffee! I recently received a gift card to try out a few of Tim Horton’s new breakfast items! I was pretty excited, I won’t lie. I tried out the new Breakfast wraps first. They are made with fresh whole wheat tortillas. My favourite part was the “savoury sauce”, it was what set this wrap aside from … Continue reading