Baked Cream Cheese Wontons

Just a Sliver: Baked Cream Cheese Wontons

I know it's September but I'm holding off on doing/baking/talking all things fall. I don't like when seasons are rushed! One thing that I will openly embrace though is the start of football season. I just love having the TV on with football games all … [Read more...]

Banana Crumb Cake

Just a Sliver: Banana Crumb Cake

This banana crumb cake.....oh my gosh. The cake is so light and fluffy while the topping is a little crunchy and so sweet. It's perfect for breakfast or dessert. I do recommend warming your piece up in the microwave for about 20 seconds [it's good at … [Read more...]

Homemade Belgian Waffles

Just a Sliver: Homemade Belgian Waffles

Finally being able to unpack, I found my waffle maker that my Grandma gave me years ago. I have many memories of staying overnight at my Grandma's and waking up to the smell of fresh waffles being made. We would have them with berries, syrup, whip … [Read more...]

Sao Miguel, Portugal || Part 2

Just a Sliver: Sao Miguel, Portugal Part 2

After the Wedding festivities wrapped up, we hit the road with a 5-8 car caravan to see the island. Our newlyweds and the bride's family were absolutely amazing tour guides. They made it so easy for us - all we had to do was get in the car, enjoy the … [Read more...]

Sao Miguel, Portugal || Part 1


This summer has been absolutely full of adventure...and weddings! One trip that we've had planned for over a year was to the Azores. My oldest friend [we've been friends since 5] was married on the beautiful island of Sao Miguel, Portugal. Her family … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies


My sister spotted these cookies on Instagram recently and because they looked so simple we decided to give them a try. Making these gluten-free cookies only took twenty minutes total in the kitchen which is so perfect on a summer day. There are only … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Just a Sliver: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

A little bonus gift I received at my first Bridal Shower was several recipe cards from family & friends of their favorite recipes. I love this idea and really love having hand-written recipes from some of the closest ladies in my life. This … [Read more...]

Los Cabos, Mexico


We're going to flashback a little here - back to our honeymoon!! Monday after the wedding we hopped on the plane to the beautiful Los Cabos. I've heard the best things about Cabo and thought our honeymoon would be a perfect excuse to check it out. It … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Just a Sliver: Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Simple and gluten-free?! Count me in. I'm always looking for gluten-free recipes to post on the blog because I know so many people have allergies or preferences. When I found these cute, simple cookies on Crazy for Crust, I really wanted to try them. … [Read more...]

The Toronto Islands

Just a Sliver: Toronto Island

This is the view when you get off the Ferry at Ward's Island, one part of the Toronto Islands. Just a quick $7 ferry ride across Lake Ontario and you find yourself in a different world. Seriously. Ward's Island is so quiet and pristine with little … [Read more...]