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Taco Night at Home, Quesada Style: No-Chop, One-Stop, Fresh Taco & Burrito Shop!

Our kids love Taco Night and as long as I have time to do the prep, I do, too. It’s not like taco prep is difficult, but it definitely involves chopping time – tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, olives…. Also, I use frozen corn niblets so I’m usually bringing a pot to a boil while I chop. Of course I […]

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TARGET your Black Friday Spending – Some Sales Start TODAY!

The Black Friday Specials at Target have been announced! I took a look at what they were and here are the ones I think are really worth targeting TARGET : $15 or less Bungee Chair (in assorted colours) – $15 (Regular $39.99) My kids have had their eyes one these since summer!!! AVAILABLE Monday November 24th through […]

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TOMS for Target: Gifts That Keep on Giving… and How You Can WIN $100 Target Gift Card!

It’s hard not to love TOMS – The fun, casual style is a favourite but what really hits home is the fact that for every pair of shoes bought, another is donated to a person in need. I was thrilled to learn that TOMS has teamed up with TARGET to bring us the TOMS for Target collection […]

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Seizing the Season in Snapshots

Two years ago, I became the proud new owner of my first “Serious” Camera, The Canon EOS Rebel T3. Many of the photos that I share on the blog have been taken with that camera, as are my family vacation photos and even photos from family weddings, etc. While I am grateful to have a […]

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Why Your Kid’s Friends MUST have YOUR Cell Phone Number

My teenage daughter recently had a friend sleep over and when her mom called to check in with me beforehand, we exchanged phone numbers, and I was relieved.  It felt good to speak with another parent who wanted a better understanding of where her daughter spends her time. Last year, when she was in grade seven, I […]

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#StoneCounterDreams – Part 4 : Template Day

In this video, I go over what needs to be done in preparation of Template Day (the day when counter measurements are taken). There’s more to it than you may think. I also give you a sneak peek at the actual templating process, which is pretty cool, I think! Watch here: Hope you find it […]

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#StoneCounterDreams – Part 3: The Ordering Process

After deciding on a colour, it was time to place the order. In order to do that I had to first take some rough measurements of my countertops, which I did. As part of the ordering process, I also had to sign a checklist agreeing to do several things in preparation for ‘Template day’ (Measuring […]

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Choosing a Colour for your Counters

In Part 2 of her kitchen counter renovation with Home Depot, Tanya discusses choosing a colour for your kitchen counters and looks at different options for counter edges:   Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a […]

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Kitchen Counters: Why Choose Stone?

Have you ever fantasized about stone countertops?  I certainly have. Well, I have decided to stop fantasizing and made a decision: we are switching from laminate countertops to stone! Some water infiltration around the faucet on one of the counters has caused the pressed wood to rot, so rather than just repair that one counter with […]

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No More Stinky Car Smell!

“Ugh, WHAT is that smell???” “Maybe it’s the apple core you left in the back seat last week, or that half-eaten cheese stick, or the blueberry muffin remnants…” “It’s gross” “I agree!  That’s why Daddy & I always ask you to throw out whatever is left of your car snacks.  Now we all get to […]

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