Skor Squares ~ Only Four Ingredients!

I first had these super simple to make Skor Squares way back in 2004 or 2005. One of my colleagues would often bring them in to work. We would have them as a little treat with afternoon coffee or just grab one to munch on as we walked past her desk. We all raved about how good they were and she always told us how simple they were to make. Not sure we really believed anything so tasty could be so easy; that is until she brought in the recipe. There are only four ingredients! Only four … [Read more...]

Tara’s Pasta Sauce {Recipes}

A colleague of mine gave me this recipe years ago,  we love it so much we have never bought a jar of pasta sauce since.  We make in several times a year and almost always have a jar or two in the freezer, perfect for a quick, no fuss dinner! After cooking I usually make a lasagna or two and freeze the rest in freezer containers. {This recipe is slightly modified from the original} {Taken after about 4 hours of simmering, did it ever smell good!} … [Read more...]

Quesadillas ~ Simple, Quick and Delicious! {Recipe}

Quesadillas are perfect for busy school nights, prepare the ingredients the night before; when you get home, simply spread the flour tortillas with cream cheese, top with your favourite ingredients, pop them into frying pan for a couple minutes on each side and voilà, dinner is served! This recipe is adapted from -  Fresh with Anna Olson … [Read more...]

LIVING GREEN – Save water by setting up a self-irrigation system in your container plants

Tip # 54 Make a simple self-irrigating water system Are you like me and keep forgetting to water your container vegetables, herbs and flowers?   I also hate when the water runs over the top and out the bottom...what a waste of water!  Well, I found this simple solution online at Earth911.com.  It's a simple to set up, self irrigation system that will save you time and water. … [Read more...]

Cottage Pie ~ Recipe ~

I have made this for recipe for Cottage Pie for years. This an old stand-by" hen I don't know what to have for dinner. It's not at all fancy, but it's pretty tasty, goes together quickly and I usually always have these ingredients on hand. … [Read more...]