Hawaii – WE MADE IT!

The day has finally come…HAWAII!!!! We have been looking forward to this trip for so many months. I can’t believe we’re finally here. Nathan’s mom, Jenn, is a very successful mortgage advisor for CIBC in Fort McMurray. She manages to help people buy homes even when the economy is weak and the mortgage qualifying rates…

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It Feels Good to do Good

I can’t believe Christmas has come and gone already. The seasons are flying by so fast. I remember people telling me that once you have kids, the months pass so quickly. This is so true. I love this quote I’ve heard about trying to enjoy the little moments amongst the chaos of raising your children,…

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THE Chocolate Chip Cookie

THE Chocolate Chip Cookie. A classic!

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Melt In Your Mouth Shortbread

These shortbread cookies are SO good. Like literally MELT. IN. YOUR. MOUTH. I am not lying. Whenever I think of shortbread, I automatically think of Christmas. Are they a Christmas cookie? I don’t even know. I have 2 fond memories of shortbread. The first- I was 13 and having a sleepover with my good friend…

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Key Lime Pie Cookies

Key Lime Pie Cookies – a must try!

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Sugar Cookies

Is there anyone who doesn’t like a sugar cookie coated in icing? SO delicious. I got this recipe from Pinterest and it’s a “no-fail” mix for the perfect crisp outside, but soft inside sugar cookies. (Here is the original post) You’ll start the recipe by creaming together the butter, sugar & extracts. Then you’ll stir…

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Chocolate Skor Cookies

There’s something about a plain chocolate chip cookie that I love. There’s something about a chocolate chip cookie infused with Skor that I ADORE. (You catch that rhyme, too? Hehe) My favourite chocolate chip recipe comes off of the Chipits yellow semisweet bag on the back. Crazy right? It’s so good & simple. Anyway, I’ve…

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Gingersnap Cookies

Day 6/12 for our Christmas Cookie Countdown! Try this delicious Christmas Classic. Soft and flavourful gingersnap cookies

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No-Bake Chocolate Macaroons

Marrying Nathan 4 years ago also meant adopting this recipe into my pink recipe binder. This is his absolute favourite cookie ever (are we sensing a common theme??) Super simple No-Bake Chocolate Macaroons. When I made these for the first time, my mother in law, Jenn, asked me how they tasted & they were only…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

My favourite cookie is this peanut butter cookie. It is the perfect amount of peanut butter & chocolatey goodness. When I was 17 & Nathan was 21, he had to get emergency surgery to get his gall bladder removed. I went to visit him in the hospital to play cards to help him pass time.…

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