My New Home – Dining Room Table

So as we were in the process of building our home, I was on the look out for a new dining room table. My current one at the time was oak and really wasn’t going to fit with my new white kitchen with grey walls and black accents. So I looked around, unable to find... Read More

My New Home – Lighting

This week I still have more to share with you about my new home. I promise to get back to the recipes next week. With most of my house, we opted for can lighting as the main lighting through most of the house with the exclusion of bathrooms and 4 of the 5 bedrooms. We... Read More

My New Kitchen – Dishwasher

asko dishwasher in island |

Today is the last post of my new kitchen appliances and it’s an important one – the dishwasher. So when doing my research, I was all set on purchasing a Bosch dishwasher. However, once I went in and talked with my friend Lance at RC Willey he suggested an ASKO dishwasher instead. They also had... Read More

My New Kitchen – Refrigerator

LG Fridge door-in-door |

Today’s appliance is the one that I was most excited about – the refrigerator. I have had a traditional top mount fridge and a side-by-side fridge in the past. There are things I love about them and things that I didn’t like. So I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted this time... Read More

My New Kitchen – Microwave

LG microwave |

Today’s appliance is probably the most simple straight forward one of all the ones in my new kitchen. It’s the microwave. I went with LG again for this and got their Stainless Steel 2.0 Cu. Ft. Counter Top Microwave. Now even though this is a counter top microwave, I had a place in my cabinetry... Read More

My New Kitchen – Oven

LG Stainless Steel Slide In Oven |

So I am so glad to finally be in my new house and in my new kitchen. We are still getting settled and unpacked. It’s a process moving stuff for 5 people. So I’m not quick ready to share pictures of my entire new kitchen yet, but this week I thought I would share with... Read More

Flashback Friday – Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar Cookie Bars |

Valentine’s and sugar cookies go hand in hand. However, if you aren’t up for the rolling and cutting out, etc. then these sugar cookie bars are the answer. You can have your sugar cookie without all the work. This recipe has been a well loved recipe on my blog. So if you haven’t given it... Read More

Cheater Eclairs

Cheater Eclairs |

One of my favorite desserts is eclairs! They aren’t too hard to make but do take some time. Well, today I have a cheater way for you to make some eclairs. They only take 5 ingredients to make with one of them being mini croissants. It gives you a similar result for the shell of... Read More

White Chocolate Cheesecake Dip

White Chocolate Cheesecake Dip |

Cheesecake is a great Valentine’s dessert. However, the focus is the cheesecake and it gets topped with a few berries. I have a recipe for you today where the focus is on the berries with a little cheesecake, it’s a white chocolate cheesecake dip. This dip is divine! It is full of white chocolate flavor.... Read More

Strawberry Vinaigrette

Strawberry Vinaigrette Dressing |

Valentine’s day is a week away and I have a few fun recipe that would be perfect for the day that I will be sharing this week. First up is a simple strawberry vinaigrette recipe. This is a copy cat version of the one served at one of my favorite restaurants, Cafe Zupas. The pink... Read More