3 Women in Canadian History – International Women’s Day

Women in Canadian History

Today is International Women’s Day.  A day we celebrate the women who have made a difference to the world. What have these women done? They have made an impact on the way women are seen, the freedom to vote and to be seen as equals to men. While there are many women around the world who have made an impact on the lives of women, I am sharing 3 women in Canadian history.   Women in Canadian History   Viola Irene Desmond (1914 – 1965) A Canadian Black Nova Scotian … Continue reading

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate chocolate chip cookies

What is better than a regular chocolate chip cookie? That’s right, double chocolate chip cookies. Cookies in my house don’t usually last that long. My hubby loves cookies and can eat a whole bag at one sitting. I like to make mine last, so homemade cookies are a cheaper option. Print Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies Course Snack Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 25 minutes Servings 36 cookies Author Mama Bear6910 Ingredients 2 1/4 cups flour 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1 cup … Continue reading

Mama Bear’s Beefy Stew – StoveTop

Mama Bear's Beefy Stew

Winter is here and so are those long cold days that come with it. During the winter time, I like to prepare meals ahead of time and freeze for those cold snowy days. Beef Stew is one of them. There are so many different recipes I have found for making my Beefy Stew, here is my way of preparing a delicious comforting meal. Print Mama Bear’s Beefy Stew Ingredients 1 pkg Stewing beef 6-8 potatoes – diced 1-1/2 cups flour 1 box beef stock 1 onion – chopped 1-2 tbsp … Continue reading

Turkey Pie

Turkey pie

When I buy a turkey, I usually buy a big one. This way there is enough leftovers for a few freezer meals. There are so many different recipes for leftover turkey. We like to make a variety of meals with our turkey leftovers. One of our favourite meals is turkey pie. I use this recipe for a variety of meals including turkey soup and turkey ala king. Print Turkey Pie Turkey Pie made with leftover turkey Cuisine Savoury Servings 4 Ingredients 2-3 Cups Turkey chopped 2 Pie Shells Frozen 2 cups chicken … Continue reading

Cucumber Salad – Sweet and Creamy

There is always one salad I love to eat more than others. I have been loving this salad since I was young. My mom always made a sweet and creamy cucumber salad in the summer for a side during our BBQ’s or family outings.  She usually made 2 bowls, one with onions and one without(for me). I do add the onions now, since I am not as picky of an eater, as I once was. For me, it has the perfect sweetness and goes great with any meal or all on … Continue reading

10 Birthday Freebies Around Toronto – Surprises in Your Inbox

Birthday Freebies

Today I received an email from Medieval Times and was reminded that I had signed up for their Birthday emails. If you have planned ahead, your birthday will be filled with fun freebies. Just remember to sign up for the birthday freebies of your choice. Here are 10 freebies for you to choose from, Birthday Freebies – No Purchase necessary Booster Juice – sign up for a free Birthday smooth Davids Tea – become a frequent steeper – free tea Boston Pizza – free dessert The Works Gourmet Burger – free burger What a … Continue reading