Safeway Table Talk
April #2 - Eggs Benny

April 19th, 2014 by

New Eggs Benedict Ideas

Are you a fan of the combination of an English muffin, poached eggs, and ham, all topped with delicious hollandaise sauce? I know I am — while I rarely make Eggs Benny at home, it’s always my go-to restaurant brunch. There’s something magical about the taste of the runny egg yolk mixing with the sauce, …more

Easter Entertaining Ideas

April 17th, 2014 by

Eight Easter Entertaining Ideas

Easter is one of my favourite holidays because I find the entertaining relaxed and easy. We do a simple dinner – usually the same sort of traditional turkey we do at Christmas.  The best part is decorating the Easter eggs with the kids.  They love watching the eggs transform and putting their personal spin on …more

Easter Egg Nest Carrot Cake

April 10th, 2014 by

Easter Egg Nest Carrot Cake

There are many reasons I love carrot cake.  I mean, cream cheese icing?  Yes please!  But one of the best reasons is that if you make it in a Bundt pan you can decorate it like a nest full of eggs.  Bring this out at Easter and you’ll be the star of the show.  Nobody …more

Land's End, rock formation in Cabo San Lucas Mexico

March 30th, 2014 by

My Tips & Tricks to Collecting Air Miles

I have been an avid Air Miles collector for years and have redeemed many a reward mile. In fact, in our first house I had collected enough Air Miles that I was able to redeem them for enough gift certificates to cover a new deck for our house at Rona! My favorites still remains the …more

March 29 Kid Friendly Crafts

March 29th, 2014 by

3 Kid Friendly Craft Projects

I’m not a crafty person, unless it comes to anything that has to do with food, of course. However, my children go to an Arts Core School so we are, by almost accident, an artsy, crafty family. While it may not be what I always write about, I do have a lot of craft ideas …more

Week 10 Potluck Salad

March 27th, 2014 by

7 Ways to Perk Up Your Salad

With spring almost upon us it’s time to start thinking of lighter fare, including salads. While most people moan and groan at the thought of eating a salad there are so many ways to brighten up a salad so that you don’t feel like you are eating so called “rabbit food”.  Below I will list …more


March 26th, 2014 by

Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Spinach Recipe

12. Pink Blueberry Lemonade

March 25th, 2014 by

Pink Blueberry Lemonade

Summer is only a few months away and we can’t help but crave those hot summer days with a nice refreshing beverage like this Pink Blueberry Lemonade!

5 Ways to Help On Earth Day

March 22nd, 2014 by

Five Ways To Help The Earth This Earth Day

Earth Day is a great day to think about what we are going to do in the next year to help out the Earth, by looking around our own homes and yard to see how we can take part in environmental stewardship. I have a few suggestions that are helpful yet fun things we can …more

Health & Wellness
March 20 Comparing Nut Butters

March 20th, 2014 by

Which Butter is Better – Comparing Nut Butters

It seems that health and food types are going nuts for nut (and nut alternative) butters these days! Nut butters are a great source of protein, healthy oils, and other nutrients and can be eaten as an easy and convenient snack when simply spread on crackers or vegetables (or, ahem, eaten by the spoonful) or …more