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Fresh Citrus Salad: Two Delicious Ways

I’ve been posting a lot lately about cookies, cakes and cupcakes, so let’s take a break from all the sweets!  The school I teach at has a citrus fruit fundraiser every year, which means that I end up with a box of grapefruit and oranges that I’m not 100% sure

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Dollar Store DIY Valentines Day Banner

Here’s a simple Valentines day decor DIY that even a 9 year old can do.  (I know, I made some of my students try it.)  Younger children can do this craft with supervision as long as they are able to cut in a straight line. All you need is tissue

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12 Easy Stay-At-Home Valentines Dates

In this stage of life, the thought of shelling out $100 for a nice meal and another $40 for babysitting on Valentines Day just makes me want to stay home.  I’ve rounded up 12 easy at-home dates that you can do as a couple, with your family, or with a

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New Baby Cinnamon Buns

A lot of my friends have been having babies in the past month or two, and these cinnamon buns are the perfect thing to bring.  I realize that I have just recently posted a cinnamon bun recipe, but one of my readers requested these.  #sorrynotsorry.

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No-Stress Brunch Menu & Party Plan

Cooking for a crowd can be stressful, but not when you make this easy brunch. I love having guests over, but when I first started entertaining, I often found myself stressed out with cleaning and preparing food at the same time. I didn’t know how to time things out, so

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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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Homemade Coffee Creamer

It’s officially winter and the thrill of Christmas has passed.  What’s a girl to do?  Curl up with a good book and a cup of coffee.  About that coffee. . . why not try making your own homemade coffee creamer?

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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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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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