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10 Questions Monday

Hi Everyone, I’ve been challenged by my friend Marla to answer the following ten question as a “get to know me” challenge.Think of it as a first date, so grab a cup of tea or a cup of joe and join me for this 10 Questions Monday tea date 🙂 Hopefully it doesn’t get too awkward… 1. […]

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Chicken | Dinner | Recipe

Chicken Pot Pie with Cheddar Biscuits

It is June… I think.. yes yes it is June and yet for the last couple days it has been drizzling and gray here in the Lower Mainland.This depresses most people, but fortunately I am not most people. I LOVE THE GRAY MISERABLE RAINY weather we have been having. I love that I can wear […]

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Baking | Chocolate | Dessert | Snack

Turtle Fudge Cookies

  This weekend I made some delicious Turtle Fudge Cookies. I am in the middle of moving so most of my kitchen tools have been packed away… including my beloved red KitchenAid. This means that I had to make these cookies totally by hand which was a lovely change, it felt more relaxing and “back […]

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book review

The Rosie Project: Graeme Simsion

I was supposed to post this review a while ago, but you know how it goes. Life gets in the way… things like Star Wars marathons, Christmas baking, an hour and a half commute (on a good day), and feeling exhausted all the time…Anyways I think the best word to use to describe The Rosie Project […]

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Dinner | Easy | Lunch | quick

Meatball Subs

I don’t know about you but meatball subs are one of my favourite things! What else do you you want yummy warm meatballs, tomato sauce, ooey gooey cheese and bread. This is a really easy delicious meal. It is great for the fall or winter… it is like a hug in a bun. Ingredients: Meatballs […]

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Dessert

Baked Apples with Caramel Sauce

So I was scrolling through facebook and I found this video (see here). I was so inspired by the video… and drooling that I made these “Hasselback Baked Apples”. I followed the recipe exactly and it was delicious!!! The only adaption I made was making a caramel sauce (super easy and not really homemade).This is an […]

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Breakfast | Brunch | Easy | quick

One Pot Wonder Breakfast Hash

I got home the other night with an idea of what I was going to make for dinner… however I changed my mind because I was hungry and I wanted something to eat and fast! I love this recipe because once again it is easy, quick and you can work with whatever you have in […]

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My Weekend Culinary Adventure

This weekend I was totally without power, and so my hubby and I had to get even more creative than normal in the kitchen. Here are some pictures of our Culinary Adventure in the dark. My husband and I made pesto cream pasta and you can get the recipe and more details here. This is the […]

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Dinner | Easy | Pasta | quick

Pesto *Cream* Pasta

This weekend I had no power… and that means that hubby and me had to get extra creative in the kitchen! My hubby somehow figured out how to arrange candles and ramekins to create a single element where we did all of our cooking (See pic 1). I wanted to use up the milk in […]

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Beverage | Chocolate | Dessert | Hot

Abundant Hot Chocolate

So this weekend was quite an adventure. There was a giant wind storm in Vancouver BC and we were caught in the middle of it. Over 200,000 people were left without power due to the damage done by the storm; my hubby and I were two of those people. We were without power from 11:30am […]

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