Posts tagged "courtneybettsdesign"

CURRENTLY CRAVING

Hello Lovie, If you follow my Instastories, than you know it has been a bit of an intense ride these last 2 weeks. Hockey tryouts can really get to you in ways you never realized. I am sure many of you know what I am talking about. Dance, baseball, hockey, skating and all the other activities that require tryouts can leave us feeling a bit drained. Am I Right? Besides...

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My Fall Doormat

Last week I found the cutest doormat for a mere $20 at Target, what a steal. Fall is coming, and I needed and wanted to change things up a bit. I always get new fall plants in my pots and usually add a mum to the mix. I love white flowers and rarely plant anything else, but sometimes white mums are hard to find. When ever I cave and go...

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TWO SUNGOLD TOMATO SALADS

Hello, I don't know about you, but I have the sweetest Sun Gold Tomatoes this year, they taste like candy. So in honor of this " To Die For Crop" I created two simple, beautiful salads that will blow yer hair back!!I just used a simple french vinaigrette from The Stock Market in Granville Island and some beautiful field greens, so the Sungolds take center stage. The second one has...

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In my Kitchen Part 1

Hello, Well, we all know I love to cook but in order for me to get creative, I need good tools + good looking tools. I always say, "If you don't love it, don't buy it"!I am always on the hunt for good quality products that also reflect my style.Not only are they a blast to decorate with, they just make me feel so good. Some of my favorite stores to...

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Beef Tenderloin with Chimichurri Sauce

This recipe I discovered from Whitewater Cooks with Passion by Shelley Adams has been a go to this summer, and so naturally, I wanted to share it with you. It is a fantastic cookbook filled with some simple summer recipes. Another favorite is Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad. The Chimichurri sauce is full of bright herbs and spices with vibrant flavor. Many of my friends and family members don't eat...

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Summer Smoothie Bowls

Summer is the perfect time for these smoothie bowls, and they are sure to keep your bikini body looking great. They make a great poolside breakfast or lunch while cooling and slimming you down. I mix mine with my favorite protein powder ( Vanilla By Isagenix) but feel free to use which ever one you love. I like to mix up my flavors and toppings, so I never get bored of them....

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Quick Beef Bourguignon

Happy Monday!Here is your post Mother’s Day one pot wonder. Your family will not regret all the time and moolah they spent on you after enjoying this dish. It's straightforward and easy to make but will impress the masses.If you are anything like me your busy, busy, busy and with all the energy spent on work, school, and sports. I feel my family needs a good quality dinner.I love to...

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May Long…….May it be Long!!!!

Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair   May long weekend is just a few short days away, did you plan anything? Don't sweat it, I've got you covered. I will be quite busy with another hockey tournament this weekend, but there is one event we don't like to miss, The Cloverdale Rodeo. Last year we missed it due to an away hockey tournament, so this year my kids want to go....

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Quick Beef Bourguignon

Happy Monday!Here is your post Mother’s Day one pot wonder. Your family will not regret all the time and moolah they spent on you after enjoying this dish. It's straightforward and easy to make but will impress the masses.If you are anything like me your busy, busy, busy and with all the energy spent on work, school, and sports. I feel my family needs a good quality dinner.I love to...

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Grateful to be a Mother

Today I am grateful to be a Mother, but I didn't always feel that way. In the beginning, we got off to a bit of a rough start. Not only did I have an instant, lovely nine-year-old daughter but I also had some pregnancies that did not go as planned. Just a reminder that you cannot plan everything in your life, things just happen. I was 35 years old when...

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