Holiday Helpers from Hamilton Beach #GIVEAWAY #HBSocialKitchen

The holidays can be a time full of stress if you let them. Shopping, cooking, wrapping, and rushing from place to place in order to see everyone and get everything thing done can leave you little time to enjoy the smaller joys of the season. It’s the little things like the feeling of a freshly… 

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Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone and Cheese the Day!

How many times have you been standing staring into the depths of your pantry wondering if you can pull off dinner or dessert with what you have available, or is this the day that you make the mad dash to the grocery store to get everything you need. I know I have been there, done… 

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Dehydrate ALL the Things with the Hamilton Beach Food Dehydrator #Giveaway

food dehydrator

There are not many products that come through my door that get my hubby excited. The Hamilton Beach Food Dehydrator however already has him excitedly planning to “Jerky All The Meat”. While his thoughts turn to all the meat he can dehydrate my first thoughts went straight to making the kids “all the snacks”. It can be hard… 

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Cooking with Kids

kids cooking

If I could give my kids one thing before they leave me to embark on their own adventures, it would be the ability to cook. My mom rarely cooked with me and I never had much time with my aunts and Oma in the kitchen. When I left home for the first time, I could boil water… 

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It’s Time to Bring Out The Baskets! #LetsDoPicnic with Maple Leaf Foods


Its summer and that means bringing the fun outdoors! From playtime to mealtime nothing is better than enjoying the summer with good friends and good food! While backyard BBQs are fantastic we find extra joy in taking our adventures and our meals on the road. While travelling around Alberta during #NugsABRoadTrip this summer we had ample… 

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carrot ginger soup

Summer is here and that means hot days, backyard barbecues and spending time with the people you love.  No one wants to spend hours upon hours in the kitchen doing food prep. That’s why I’m thrilled to add the Hamilton Beach MultiBlend™ Blender & Food Processor to my small appliance collection. It makes short work of all… 

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Tune in to Pure This Holiday Season with Jewel

With just 2 days left until Christmas (did I really just say that?!), shoppers are our shopping, menus are being pulled together, and the sounds of paper crinkling and Christmas carols can be heard throughout the land. Pure Via in partnership with Jewel are helping to make the season just a bit brighter thanks to… 

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