Fitbit Charge HR ‘His and Hers’ Giveaway

Fitbit Charge HR 2 pack giveaway

Maybe you all know this about me or maybe you don’t: in my free-time I’m a BarreFIT and certified Pilates instructor. Free time. Right. That is a misnomer since I have five kids who I homeschool, a husband, two dogs, a cat, twenty something chickens, ducks, and guinea fowl, and my own business. Perhaps I…

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Chinese Barbecue Pork (Char Siu), Homemade Five Spice

Chinese Barbecue Pork {Char Siu} made without food colouring!

Are you familiar with Chinese Barbecue Pork {Char Siu}; that flavourful, luscious, sticky-sweet, bright-red pork served in House Special Soup, fried rice, and on skewers at Chinese restaurants? I have a serious fixation on the stuff. I can’t get enough of it. The problem with satisfying my need for it is twofold: I don’t live…

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Get Moving and a Fitbit Giveaway

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How’s your New Year coming along? Did you make any health related lifestyle resolutions or promises to yourself? Whether or not you did, everyone knows that getting up and getting moving is one of the keys to a healthier life. The easiest way to do that is to make sure you’re getting enough steps in…

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Kitchen Aid Professional Stand Mixer Giveaway

Happy Holidays Giveaway from Foodie with Family and Friends!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… is only 18 days away! To celebrate the season of giving and show appreciation for all of our fabulous readers, several of my favourite blogging buddies and I have teamed up to give away a seriously fun gift. We are giving away a Christmasy shade of redkitc…

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Stormy Kromer Giveaway

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It’s hard to say what makes something resonate with you, isn’t it? It’s an elusive combination of comfort, family, sentimentalism, history, and straight up feelings. I have something to share with you all tonight that may make you all go, “HUH?!?” but it is -for me- a little bit of everything that something should be….

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50 Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

50 Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes and free turkey #giveaway from

Not only is this my seventh NaBloPoMo (or as I like to call it, NaBloBlahBlah) post, but it’s also Day 6 -our final day- of #TurkeyWeek! I’m going to be bringing you my favourite turkey or turkey leftovers recipes all this week in the lead-up to my favourite holiday of the year: Thanksgiving! Scroll to the bottom…

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Maple Frozen Custard with Candied Bacon

Creamy Maple Frozen Custard with Candied Bacon from

Ice cream; it’s a forever friend. Day in, day out, year long, and decade after decade. Ice cream remains my go-to when I want a sweet treat. Frozen custard? That’s a mega-treat. Have you ever had it? It’s like ice cream’s super-rich, super-silky cousin. It’s sweet, smooth, and utterly perfect and is most often served…

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Nena & Co. Camera Straps: A Review

Nena and Co one-of-a-kind, hand-loomed camera strap with real leather trim. #Giveaway

I get giddy over pretty things. I love to see beauty in the world. I adore gorgeousness. And I absolutely, positively get rapturous when someone uses beauty to do good. Case in point, Nena & Co. Oh my goodness, friends. I’ve been like a total creeper on their Instagram feed for months. I’ve spent way-hay-hay…

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