Halloween- Part 2

Three more sleeps till Halloween! Below you can find our plan for the Spooky day. First, we already started eating Halloween candy, chips and chocolate. On Halloween day our breakfast will be inspired by the following recipes in Reedbook Magazine . We’ll do some arts and crafts Bake a cake inspired by the Amy Williams recipe. We’ll order a couple […]

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Halloween Part One – Pre Halloween Day

The Medical Health Officer of Ontario, Canada recommended that kids in the “hot zones” to not engage in door to door trick or treating. As a child the second best part of Halloween was ringing the door and saying “Trick of Treat” and many kids this year won’t be able to experience that. I have always celebrated Halloween, but I […]

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Thanksgiving 2020

Yesterday was Canadian Thanksgiving l. I decided to change up our Thanksgiving dinner just a little bit. I’m not going to give you a profound speech because I mean it’s 2020. Nothing is like it should be. I always look for simple, foolproof and inexpensive recipes for my family. With 5 kids running around the house I always strive for […]

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2nd week of school

We have survived two weeks of virtual school. At this moment I’m taking things one day at the time… I don’twant to overwhelm my self, for me it means just thinking ahead to Thanksgiving ( in Canada we celebrate it in October) and Halloween. I must admit, I think the rest of 2020 is going to be an extremely stressful […]

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September

The month that will allow us to have some sence of normalcy. By normalcy, I mean the kids and I will be back to school. Aside from that most things will not be normal. The 2 older kids will be home doing online learning. Grade 4 and Senior Kindergarten. I’ll have a full time University schedule (entering my last year). […]

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Bread

How many times have you heard that eating bread is bad? I’ve heard this since I was about eight. I think I heard it on tv. Hearing that caused me to internalize it and an unhealthy relationship of guilt after enjoying some toast or a croissant was born. Yes, over eating bread can cause serious health issues. So is over […]

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The Colorful Fruits

There is nothing better than a full bowl of colorful freshly cut fruits on a sweltering summer morning. I have kids so that is currently in my dream cabinet. For now, I need to compromise on my dream bowl of fruits for breakfast until all the kids can help around the kitchen. Here are a few things I’ve learned: Avoid […]

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Lava Cake

April is a busy birthday month in our family. T and M (the hubby) celebrate their birthdays this month . In the previous post I explained the disaster of a cake we baked –>you can read about T’s home made birthday cake here (https://journeysandus7.com/2020/04/25/cake-all-about-perspective/ ). Today I’ll share the story of M’s birthday cake.The cake was a surprise, M loves […]

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