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Test Results

Two weeks ago I decided tell people about some tests I was having, and since then I’ve retreated back into my world of privacy about the issue; but I started something and now it’s time to finish the update. The first procedure happened. A…

Some Unknown Business, an Update of Sorts.

Since January, life has been a whirlwind. The cake decorator at work up and quit without notice so I’ve been back in the bakery a few evenings a week, and I’m still homeschooling during the day. It hasn’t left a lot of room for…

DIY Chicken Breast Roast

Have you ever had an idea that you just couldn’t let go of? It happens to me all the time; Usually in the winter, usually in February, and usually it involves a lot of patience from my husband. Fortunately for him, when I got…

The Make-Ahead Meal-Plan Experiment

Earlier this month, I made this post on Facebook: At the time there seemed to be some debate as to whether or not I understood what my husband actually meant :P. It was great fun, but none-the-less I took it upon myself to really…

A Running Start at my Resolutions

In 2008 my sister Joan and I ran the 8km Alphie Shrubb in Bowmanville. We had planned it for months, and I was running almost daily, but I couldn’t seem to get past 4km. I apologized to my sister (who could run 10km) in…

Christmas 2014

Each and every August, I fall victim to the Christmas “bug”. That sudden, crazy bunny trail that dawns on me with the passing of my birthday; Summer is almost over. It’s almost fall. Starbucks pumpkin spice latte. With eggnog. It’s almost Christmas!!! Normal or…

Eggnog Cupcakes

You know I wouldn’t let the season go by without posting some kind of recipe, so here it is! This is my favorite dessert over the holidays, and gives you a quick fix in the summer months when Eggnog is no where to be…

A Country Christmas

I hosted a craft show, and the past 3 months of my life have been a whirlwind as a result! It’s crazy how much work goes into one of those things; the endless hours at the computer, the endless emails, the endless expenses –…

Justice!

So remember last winter, I was sick and laying in bed when I heard a strange noise outside? I looked out the bedroom window and witnessed my neighbor shoot a squirrel out of his tree and kill it. It was a really traumatic experience…

Gluten Free Wonton Wrappers!

The more time I spend working with GF flours and dairy alternatives, the braver I become. Thursday night we were having friends over for dinner, and I had decided to make home made burgers with a GF pasta salad side dish. The problem was…

Knitting

About a month ago, Jasmine asked me to teach her how to knit. I was happy to show her how to work the needles even though she’s only 6 – the more comfortable she gets with them, the easier it’ll be for her when…