These are the best roasted pumpkin seeds I’ve ever tasted; they’re made with Justin’s home made Cajun spice mix. I also show you the fastest way to de-slime your pumpkin seeds – a secret trick you don’t see anywhere else!Read More
This step-by-step tutorial with lots of pictures will show you how to make a 10′ tall pumpkin scarecrow. You need some basic woodworking skills for this, including tool use, safety and especially measuring. But the results are worth it!Read More
Sometimes getting rid of possessions can feel like ripping off a band aid very, very slowly. I’ve gotten so much better at getting rid of things I don’t use anymore, but my record collection is in a whole other league. While my albums definitely need to go in order to make room in my tiny houselet, I was having trouble facing the task. I realized I was hanging on to the records because I was also hanging on to some baggage. Here’s how I coped.Read More
Even the non-health nuts agree that these things are unbelievably good. And yet, there’s no added sugar! If you’re looking for a healthier dessert option, this version of the popular hiking snack may be just the thing.Read More
My husband thought I was kidding when I mentioned this idea, but this year I decided to go for the gusto with my fall decorating. On walks around the city, I collected the most colourful fall leaves I could find and brought them home. A couple of shopping bags full of red, orange and yellow later, and we had an autumn wonderland in our very own home.Read More
This recipe is simple, easy and delicious. It’s a dream on planked salmon, but it also works well on chicken pieces for shish kebab. Everyone I know who has tasted this marinade has loved it. I convinced my brother in law, who absolutely hates fish, to try this marinaded planked salmon. He not only loved the taste, but is now going to start eating salmon.Read More
It’s a turkey stew throw-down, people. This recipe takes days to make but it’s so damn good you won’t resent the ludicrous amouts of time it steals from your life.
Hey, you get out of life what you put into it.
Spicy, savoury, and succulent, there are lots of dishes that are perfect to banish the chill of winter or to cool the heat of summer. But the critical ingredient in many of these recipes – the curry paste – is often an off-the-shelf variety that isn’t exactly the symphony of flavour explosions we’re all looking for. If you really want to push your Thai curries over the top, make your own curry paste from scratch and use it in your recipe. It takes a few hours to make, but there are many advantages that will make this worth your while.Read More
This Chai spice oatmeal recipe will thrill you with flavours, especially if you add the real whipped cream! I swear it’s like apple pie without the crust.Read More
For non-smokers, few things are worse than having cigarette smoke come in to your home through a wall shared with a neighbour. Now that so many of us live in townhouses and condos, it’s a pervasive problem. When we experienced the problem, here’s how we solved it – mostly.Read More