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Winter Snowflake Wreath on a Budget

Christmas is over, the weather is super cold, and its back to the grind.  For me, that means I need a project to keep my spirits up.  I found these snowflake ornaments and wreath for 70% off at Superstore and a wreath at Homesense for five dollars that got my

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Christmas Home Tour 2016

Welcome to the first annual Shifting Roots Christmas home tour!  Does it count as a home tour if only two of your rooms are featured. . . just barely. . .?  I say yes.  Last year when we packed away the Christmas decorations we pared down considerably.  I also wasn’t

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Easy Snowy Winter Twigs

Do you love those pretty sparkly & snowy branches that come into the stores this time of year, but hate the price tag? Me too. Thankfully, they are super easy to make with stuff you probably have around the house.

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St. Lucia Day Buns

Today’s recipe comes to us from reader Naomi Suchan.  Celebrating St. Lucia Day is one of her family’s long-standing traditions and it wouldn’t be the same without this delicious S-shaped bread!  Spoiler alert: I managed to get my act together and make this recipe correctly. For those of you not

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St. Lucia-Inspired Cinnamon Buns

What do sea cucumbers, cinnamon buns, and bulk barn have in common? The creation of these St. Lucia Day inspired cinnamon buns. I pride myself on being a pretty experienced bread maker by now and figured that I would have no problem whipping up traditional St. Lucia Buns (which are

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Kid-Friendly Snowballs

Today’s recipe comes from reader Toni Campbell.  It’s easy to make, uses ingredients you likely have on hand, and kids can’t resist rolling the snowballs in the sugar!  Whip up a batch of these today and make some memories with the littles in your life.

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Easy & Delicious Christmas Fudge

Over the next two weeks I’ll be featuring my readers best-loved Christmas recipes.  Today’s contributor is Andrea Johnson and her recipe is a winner!  I’ve made a lot of fudge over the years and never been happy with the recipes I’ve tried.  Some have been too cake-like and others too

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