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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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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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How to Make an Adorable Halloween Chick Costume

One of the things I love most about my son is that he’s not like everybody else.  In the last three years when I’ve asked him what he’s wanted to be for Halloween, he’s always come up with a unique answer.  And he never waivers in his choice either. Last

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Pumpkin & Succulent Autumn Centrepiece

I was going to my family Thanksgiving dinner and was looking for something quick and easy to give the hostess, especially since I didn’t have to bring any food.  Did I think ahead and get something on my last shopping trip? Of course not. Thankfully I was inspired by my

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5 Tips for Making a Pallet Sign You’ll Love

This post is sponsored by Free Spirit Market.   All thoughts and opinions are my own. Move over paint nite, pallet sign making workshops are where its at.  I recently attended Free Spirit Market’s pallet sign making workshop and it was a blast.

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No-Churn Raspberry Chocolate Ice Cream

Raspberry season is the best.  There’s nothing like picking fresh raspberries from your backyard patch and making them into delicious jams and jellies. Last month I enjoyed making (and eating!) no churn ice cream so much that I wanted to make a flavour for each month.  So in honour of warm

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Canada Day Celebration with Province by Province Menu Ideas

Canada’s 150th birthday is fast approaching! If there’s any year to throw a Canada Day celebration for your friends and family–this is the year. Planning the perfect backyard Canada Day celebration doesn’t have to be hard.  I’ve come up with a couple of easy and fun ideas to make your

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No Churn Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Every summer, my family searched high and low for a coveted box of New York Cherry Cheesecake ice cream.  Not just any grocery store would carry it, and even the ones that did didn’t always have it in stock. It was the small-town-holy-grail of ice cream. When I was in

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