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The Cutest Fall Themed Edible Tic Tac Toe Game for Kids

Who doesn’t love a game of tic tac toe?  Keep the kids in your life entertained with these adorable fall themed edible tic tac toe desserts.  They’re perfect for a fall carnival, Halloween treat, or a fun Thanksgiving snack.  Not to mention its a good dinner table activity to keep

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Mixer-Friendly Pumpkin Bread Recipe

When you think of pumpkin bread, you probably think of the sweet cake-like stuff that’s usually served with coffee, right?  This pumpkin bread is completely different.  Use this delicious and moist pumpkin bread for making sandwiches or toasted for breakfast with butter and jam.

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How to Harvest & Process Fresh Pumpkin

For the longest time I’ve had an irrational fear of processing pumpkins.  It just seemed overwhelming.  How would I cut them?  Why did the guts have to be so gross to deal with? Then as pumpkin puree climbed to $4 a can, I decided enough was enough.

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Haskap Berry Tarts

What looks like a stretched blueberry, tastes like a combination of blueberries, raspberries, and rhubarb, and is delicious in baked goods? Haskaps. You may know them as honey berries. This post contains affiliate links, which means that I earn a little bit of coffee money at no extra cost to

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End of the Rainbow St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

Looking for an easy St. Patrick’s day dessert that looks impressive but doesn’t take all night?  Look no further.  These end of the rainbow cupcakes don’t require any special skills and they’re sure to be a hit with your kids, at a St. Patrick’s Day party, or at a potluck.

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How to Make Soup From Scratch that Doesn’t Suck

Have you ever looked in your fridge and thought, “Hmm. . . this would be the makings of a good soup?” but then you went to make the soup and it fell flat? This post is for you. Today I’m going to teach you the 6 secrets to making delicious

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How to Make Healthy Low Carb Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is one of those things that you’ve probably heard of and wanted to try, but it just seemed too weird.  Or complicated.  Or something that only the insanely health conscious can do.  I’m here to tell you that if you can operate a food processor and fry stuff

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Quick and Easy Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Walnuts

Every Saturday morning I like to make a special breakfast for my family.  It’s one of those simple little traditions we all look forward to.  Usually it’s waffles or pancakes, sometimes cheesy eggs on toast, or maybe a more protein-packed eggs and bacon if I know we’ll be busy. Whatever

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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