Mandarin Orange Salad Recipe #12DaysOf Picnic Ideas

Welcome back to Day 7 of the 12 Days of Picnic Ideas!   As long as I can remember, this Mandarin Orange Salad with Pineapple and Cool Whip has been a staple for family get-togethers. Whether for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, or a fun backyard barbeque – this creamy delight has been a … [Read more...]

Greek Pasta Salad Recipe #12DaysOf Picnic & BBQ Ideas

Welcome To Day 6 Of 12 Days Of Picnic & BBQ Ideas! Every good BBQ/Picnic has a cold pasta salad. There are so many different varieties. I love the flavour of a Greek Salad, so this is a lighter version of a Greek Salad. It's nicely coated in a dressing and it's full of flavour with … [Read more...]

Grilled Caprese Salad on a Stick

Welcome to Day 5 of 12 Days Of Picnic & BBQ Recipes! Picnic and BBQ recipes don’t get much easier than this! Cyn from Creative Cynchronicity is sharing a delicious traditional Caprese Salad recipe - but it’s served on a skewer! And for those of you like Cyn who can’t eat tomatoes, you can still … [Read more...]

Black Bean Hummus Dip Recipe #12DaysOf Picnic & BBQ Ideas

Black Bean Hummus Dip Recipe   Welcome back to our 12 days of picnic event! I hope you look forward to these each month like we do when we make them for you. Today Dina over at has a great recipe for black bean hummus dip. It’s delicious and so simple to make. It will … [Read more...]

Is Punishing Our Children Holding Them To A Higher Standard Than Ourselves?

The Higher Standard Debate I have seen a post on Facebook recently about kids not being allowed to have a bad mood. The post says that adults have a bad day, and we punish our kids for the same. The post is referencing this quote: “So often, children are punished for being human. … [Read more...]