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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Instant Pot – Apricot BBQ Chicken

This meal is made in under 15 minutes. 15 MINUTES PEOPLE. That’s my kind of meal. It is also SO tasty. This past summer, we were visiting some family friends in Idaho and they had a MASSIVE *ripe* apricot tree. It was amazing. We picked fresh apricots and ate so so so many. Eventually, my…

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Green Chili Cream Cheese Chicken

This is for the cheese lovers!! Made with cream cheese, shredded cheese, and a whole lot of love. This chicken dish is PACKED with flavour, and can be served over a salad, rice, Mexican rice, steamed veggies, anything, you choose!! The original recipe stems from this Pinterest site. I only made some minor changes! Hope…

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Snapshot In Time

Photos have always been super important to me. I love to look back at past memories and feel like I can “relive” them through pictures. My mom is so talented and crafty, and she put together 5-6 FULL handmade albums for me as I was growing up. Including pictures and details about past events. I…

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Chocolate Rice Krispie Roll

I LOVE a good, plain Rice Krispie. Those are my fav. But, my dad and Nathan are always wanting to add things to this perfect gooey concoction. We tried it with peanut butter and chocolate, but it wasn’t that good…Just chocolate was perfect! We devoured the whole roll so quick. Here is this simple recipe:…

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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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Gingersnap Cookies

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

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Moving On

In our ward here in Fort McMurray, I serve with the youth. Specifically, I’m in the Young Women’s Presidency, over the Mia Maid class (14-15 year old girls). I freaking adore them. There are about 15-18 girls on my roster, but 10 that come weekly. When I first got this calling, I was so scared.…

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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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