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...]

It’s not too late to get involved in this fun and worthwhile event {LIVING GREEN}

Over the past few weeks I've been trying to get the message out regarding the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up... Impacts of Shoreline Litter on People  Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup – Impact of shoreline litter and aquatic debris  Mark your calendars – September 15 – 23 is the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup   ...it's not too late to get involved!!   … [Read more...]

Mark your calendars – September 15 – 23 is the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup {LIVING GREEN}

  Help keep our waters healthy for everyone The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is about removing shoreline litter to help create healthy waters for everyone, including the wildlife and communities that depend on them. You can make a world of difference by joining Canadians from coast to coast to coast to clean up shoreline litter in your community. 2012 Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Fact Sheet … [Read more...]

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Poor Shannon :( {w/LINKY}

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Today, January 27th, is Family Literacy Day!

About Family Literacy Day Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. … [Read more...]

First Post of the New Year ~ 2012 ~

All the New Years Eve celebrations are over at our house, just the remnants of our small get together left to clean up!  I always have mixed feelings surrounding New Years Day.  On one hand it's the beginning of a new year, complete with all the hopes and dreams that a new beginning brings.  On the other hand I feel sad that all the special excitement, family time and fun that is Christmas is now behind us. We traditionally have a big ham dinner on New Years Day, however, this year, … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Christmas "Kitchen" Party!

"Music is a moral law.  It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything"       Plato Monica … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ "Movember 30th" ~

A HUGE thank you to all the men (and women) who did their part to raise awareness of prostate cancer! Monica … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ "Movember" ~

My son just sent me this picture of his "Movember" stash in support of prostate cancer awareness.  (Geez, I hope he doesn't keep growing it all month!!) Monica     … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Cousins ~

(Photo taken by my sister, Kathy, over at Oak Lawn Images) The beautiful female "Kelly" cousins, minus three.  My daughter is dressed in yellow.  Great memories to treasure!! Monica … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – A Beautiful Wedding

This beautiful image was taken at my Mom and Dad's wedding on April 26, 1947.  A long time ago, but, not so far away. Monica … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – There are no words!!

It's a good thing it's Wordless Wednesday, because, there are no words!!! … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – 1 Father + 1 Son = Priceless Memories

Bourbon Quarter, July 23, 2011 Photo courtesy of Oak Lawn Images … [Read more...]