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How to Host a Party in a Small Space

Do you want to host the party of your dreams, but find your space lacking?  Never fear!  This past weekend we hosted a party for 26 in a 1050 sqft house with our space and sanity intact.  Here’s how you can do it too.   I have general tips at

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How to Make Easy and Simple Charcuterie

Have you ever looked at those beautiful images of charcuterie boards on Pinterest or Instagram and wished that somehow you could put one together?  But you felt so overwhelmed.  How do I pick the meats?  What about the cheeses?  How do I make it look pretty?  What about keeping costs

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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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Naked Mini-Egg Easter Cake

Do you need an impressive dessert this easter?  While I can’t say that this is the best cake ever, I can  say that 18 hungry university students utterly devoured it and asked for seconds.  Make of it what you will.

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Fabulous Crepe Brunch Menu

Need a brunch idea that’s sure to impress?  Crepes are the answer.  While this menu is a little more labour intensive than others that I’ve posted, it’s well worth the extra effort.  Save yourself some last minute scrambling and clean and cut all your fruit the night before.  I’ve only

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The Perfect Play Date Lunch Menu

Co-ordinating schedules with babies, toddlers and preschoolers is hard enough without having to figure out something to eat. Picky eaters, vegetarians, gluten free, gah!! Here’s my go to meal that can easily check whatever boxes you need with a timeline for getting it all done and keeping everyone happy. No

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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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