Batch Baking – Why and How You Should Do It!

Batch 3

If you are like me, you don’t always get around to baking or cooking from scratch.  There is always something going on, and getting out all the ingredients and dishes takes so much time.  Then there’s the clean-up afterwards – nobody likes that part. So instead of cooking or baking, we buy pre-packaged, processed foods that are more expensive and ... Read More »

Easy and HEALTHY Valentine’s Treats

Valentine's treats 3

Just a quick post from me today. I was reading the class updates from my youngest boys, and the teacher wants to celebrate Valentine’s day this Wednesday! So that means getting all the card written out, and snacks planned ahead. I was trying to think of fun, healthy Valentine’s treats to send along, but I ran out of inspiration. I ... Read More »

(Healthy) Blueberry Donuts with Lemon Glaze

Blueberry Donuts

As you may or may not have heard, we have begun to write articles for the  community! We, The Pinspired Sisters, are expanding our horizons, and we’re very excited about it! We’re writing about lots of the same things we do here: recipes, crafts, frugal living, and family life. To ensure you don’t miss anything, we’ll be posting links ... Read More »

Family Film Night with Netflix #StreamTeam

DIY Microwave Popcorn for 25 cents

We don’t have cable. Or satellite. Crazy, right?!  But I’ve never seen the benefit in paying $50+ dollars a month for something that we shouldn’t be watching so much anyways (and even with those hundreds of channels, there’s usually nothing good on!).  So when Netflix started in Canada, we were so thrilled to be a part of it. $8 a ... Read More »

Soft Pretzels

Featured Pretzels

(MR) So as you may have noticed, I’ve been out of comission lately, with a badly broken wrist (of course, my right hand!). My broken wrist and my son’s 3 teeth that got knocked out But I figured that I have  to do something – I’m getting pretty bored these days.  So I thought we’d try some soft pretzels.  I ... Read More »

Tortilla Pinwheel Christmas Tree


I’ve always loved tortilla and cream cheese pinwheels.  I’ve seen the Christmas tree layout a few times on Pinterest, so I thought I’d give it a try for our New Years’ celebration with the kids.   I just made a basic mixture of 1 package cream cheese, 1/4 c. cranberries, 2 Tbsp. walnuts and about 1/3 c. shredded cheese.  I ... Read More »