Nature’s Path Feel Good Holiday Giveaway

December 17, 2014

“THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.  THANK YOU ALL FOR ENTERING.  CONGRATULATIONS TO JACLYN REYNOLDS, YOU ARE THE WINNER OF THE NATURE’S PATH FEEL GOOD HOLIDAY GIFT BOX!” I was contacted a few weeks ago by the folks at Nature’s Path wondering if I would be interested in a Feel Good Holiday Gift Box filled with their products, […]

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Small Cookies – Big Batches, Perfect for Gift Giving

December 15, 2014

Nothing is better when attending a holiday gathering or dinner party than to show up with a homemade gift for your hosts.  The following two recipes are perfect for events such as these as not only are they very tasty but they yield large batches and you will have plenty for gift-giving. The first recipe I’m […]

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Tri-Coloured Christmas Spiral Shortbread – An Accidental Cookie

December 11, 2014

If you recall in my earlier post on the Poinsettia Shortbread, I mentioned that a cookie I saw by Heather on her Instagram prompted me to use food colouring in my shortbread.  The reason was that I wanted to make her green and red spiral cookies and I wanted to change up the cookie by adding a […]

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Minty Melting Snowman Cookies

December 5, 2014

It’s no secret to anyone who decorates cookies that Meghan of The Decorated Cookie was the originator of the Melting Snowman cookie, a design that has been re-created by untold thousands since Meghan shared her creation back in 2008.  Until last week, I had never made this adorable cookie.  While out shopping for Christmas gifts […]

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Christmas Poinsettia Shortbread Cookies

December 3, 2014

This holiday season I decided to change up my favourite shortbread recipe just a little…I added food colouring.  I saw some cookies made by Heather at Smitholator on her Instagram and I knew that I had to try and make my own version.  So, I prepared three batches of shortbread and left one plain but coloured […]

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Decorating Cookies Party Sweepstake!

November 26, 2014

*UPDATE DEC. 3, 2014:  THE SWEEPSTAKE IS NOW CLOSED.  CONGRATULATIONS TO TALINA!  YOUR COPY OF DECORATING COOKIES PARTIES IS ON ITS WAY TO YOU.”  THANK YOU ALL FOR ENTERING.” It should come as no surprise that Bridget includes a recipe for Pink Lemonade cookies in her latest book Decorating Cookies Party. Everyone who follows her […]

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Snowflake Winter Themed Bridal Shower Cookies

November 21, 2014

I’m a happy lady!  It’s a long weekend here for school kids with today being a PD day.  The grand-girls are here for the weekend and we got it started early right after school yesterday.  Today was a very happy but busy day.  After breakfast, Sophie helped me to make a batch of homemade bread […]

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Quick and Easy Halloween Themed Pumpkin Cookies

October 28, 2014

Have you purchased your Halloween candy and gotten all your treat bags ready yet?  If you have, you are way ahead of me this year.  Things have been particularly busy and today is the first day I’ll have a chance to get out and start picking up my loot for the little trick-or-treaters who will […]

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Sugar and Essence Seasoning Make Pecans Very, Very Nice

October 10, 2014

In my last post I shared with you the recipe for homemade no yeast cinnamon buns. I added spiced candied pecans to them and today I’m sharing my recipe for those pecans. Warning: These are addictive! Not only are these Spiced Candied Pecans good in cinnamon buns, but they are delicious thrown into a fresh […]

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Spiced Candied Pecan Cinnamon Buns with Maple Glaze

September 13, 2014

It’s funny to me that as much as I love a warm cinnamon bun or variation thereof, I don’t bake them often.  In fact, the last time I made sweet rolls was back in 2010 with Ella.  At that time we had used the “no yeast” caramel bun recipe from King Arthur Flour and they turned out […]

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