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Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Treats

| February 6, 2018 | 11 Comments
Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. It will be here before you know it! That means it’s time to start thinking about kid friendly treats to celebrate the occasion. Of course, there’s no hard and fast rule that says you can’t make these Valentine’s Day treats during other times of the year, just to show your […]

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Heart Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

| February 2, 2018 | 13 Comments
Heart Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Heart Cookie Dough Truffles Who doesn’t love cookie dough? It’s absolutely one of the most decadent treats one can get their hands on. Of course, we all know that consuming raw cookie dough can be iffy. No one wants salmonella poisoning, especially on Valentine’s Day. Thankfully, there’s a way to enjoy cookie dough without the […]

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13 Best Valentine’s Day Sweet Treats

| January 12, 2018 | 9 Comments
13 Best Valentine’s Day Sweet Treats

A big part of Valentine’s Day is all of the sweet treats available on this special occasion. Candy, cupcakes and cookies, oh my! Valentine’s Day really is a chocolate lover’s paradise! Let’s talk about traditional heart-shaped boxes of chocolates for a minute. This year, more than 35 million boxes will be sold worldwide. We can […]

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17 New Year’s Eve Treats To Enjoy

| December 19, 2017 | 15 Comments
17 New Year’s Eve Treats To Enjoy

A big part of enjoying New Year’s Eve is all the yummy treats that you whip up for your family and friends. Here are 17 great recipes to consider. Remember, it’s not too early to start making menu plans!     Countdown Cheesecake Bites Cheesecake has always been a very popular party food. Pair it […]

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Eggnog Recipes for Any Occasion

| December 18, 2017 | 19 Comments
Eggnog Recipes for Any Occasion

  Eggnog Recipes for Any Occasion Believe it or not, beverages similar to eggnog have been part of holiday menu planning since medieval times. For awhile, it was only available to monks and aristocrats… Because of the high cost of ingredients. By the 18th century, this drink was readily available to almost everyone. The most […]

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Christmas Cookie Sticks Recipe

| December 15, 2017 | 16 Comments
Christmas Cookie Sticks Recipe

    If you’re looking for a Christmas cookie recipe that’s as fun as it is versatile, these Christmas Cookie Sticks might be just what you’re looking for! When you think about it, the decorating possibilities are almost endless. Better yet, the kids will have a blast helping you get the job done. As you […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Truffles Recipe

| December 8, 2017 | 16 Comments
Chocolate Peppermint Truffles Recipe

  Chocolate Peppermint Truffles Recipe Aren’t these Chocolate peppermint truffles gorgeous? They’re surprisingly easy to make and they add an extra bit of holiday flair to the table. This particular recipe makes 20 average-size truffles. You can easily double or even triple the batch, if necessary. Or, to make a smaller batch, simply cut the recipe […]

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Entertain for the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #TurkeyTraditions #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

| November 30, 2017 | 149 Comments
Entertain for the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #TurkeyTraditions #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

Entertain for the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyTraditions   Decking the halls. Trimming the tree. Stringing up the lights. These are just some of the things we do to get ready for the holiday season every year. Another very important preparation people take pride in at this time of the year is food. What we […]

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Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

| November 26, 2017 | 20 Comments
Adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas Cake Balls Recipe

  Are you a Disney fanatic as much as I am? On November 18th, it was Mickey and Minnie’s birthday! Both Disney characters appeared in the movie Steamboat Willie on November 18th, 1928 and were created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks at the Walt Disney Studios. For the holiday season, why not make these adorable Mickey and Minnie Christmas […]

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17 Candy Corn Treats Your Family Will Enjoy!

| October 25, 2017 | 14 Comments
17 Candy Corn Treats Your Family Will Enjoy!

  Candy corn is one of the most hotly debated fall candies. All over the Internet, you can find debates between people who LIVE it and people who HATE it. In our house we really enjoy candy corn and not only do we like to snack on it, but we like to decorate with it […]

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15 Kid Friendly Halloween Drinks

| October 13, 2017 | 14 Comments
15 Kid Friendly Halloween Drinks

    Creating the perfect Halloween experience may be your goal for October. The spookier the better, right?  What about Kid Friendly Halloween Drinks? I know, added another to-do to the list.   You can make the whole day Halloween themed. From breakfast, decor, lunch, movies, and dinner. The last thing most people think about […]

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Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches

| October 6, 2017 | 15 Comments
Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches

    Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches Your kids will love these fun Halloween snacks in their lunch boxes at school. They are super easy to make and will bring a smile to any child’s face!      You will only need a few simple materials you can purchase at the grocery store, […]

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Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

| June 28, 2017 | 8 Comments
Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome   “Whirlpool has compensated me for my services and my posts, but all posts represent my own opinion” You have probably heard about the state of the Prime Minister’s home here in Ottawa. It is not in the best of shape at the moment, and […]

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Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TryTurkey

| April 11, 2017 | 105 Comments
Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TryTurkey

  Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey!     The temperature is rising. The flowers are budding. The snow is all but gone on the ground. These are three great signs that spring has arrived! With the change in season come a switch in the types we want to serve. Warm and comfort foods […]

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18 Awesome Easter Treats

| April 6, 2017 | 10 Comments
18 Awesome Easter Treats

18 Awesome Easter Treats There are many reasons to celebrate Easter but of them, one favorite for many is the great Easter treats. While kids love the goodies, they’re not the only ones who can appreciate delicious treats this time of year, either. Making treats yourself and eating handmade treats are part of the fun […]

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Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

| March 17, 2017 | 14 Comments
Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

    This Easter Egg Nest Cookies recipe will become a family favourite! Not only is it tasty, it’s also adorable to prepare and they make a great centrepiece to decorate your Easter table for snacks or desserts. You will need the following ingredients: (makes 2 1/2 dozen) Cookie Ingredients: 3 cup flour 1 tsp baking […]

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Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyEveryDay #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/07

| March 7, 2017 | 180 Comments
Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyEveryDay #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/07

  Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey With spring just around the corner, the change to this season of renewal often inspires us to want to create fresh dishes for our families. This is especially the case when it comes to preparing festive meals for occasions such as Easter and March Break. […]

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Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

| January 20, 2017 | 14 Comments
Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

  Ah, t’is the season for candy hearts, assorted chocolates, bouquets of various coloured roses…and Valentine’s Day treats! The holiday itself is often so focused on relationships between couples, or the thereof lack of relationships in a person’s life, that we forget to appreciate the true meaning behind the holiday: spreading love around and reminding […]

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Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

| January 13, 2017 | 5 Comments
Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

    Who would ever dare say that candy bark is only meant for Christmastime? Ah, I certainly wouldn’t! Valentine’s Day is the perfect season to gift a homemade treat to your loved ones, or even a delightful opportunity to create memories with them that will surely last a lifetime! And what better way to […]

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Be Merry with the Peppermint Hot Cocoa Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

| December 9, 2016 | 20 Comments
Be Merry with the Peppermint Hot Cocoa Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Chocolate Cupcakes  My favourite treat for the holidays is chocolate with peppermint, so this recipe hits the spot! It’s also easy to make and adds a festive dessert on the table. Your family will want seconds! Happy Holidays! Cupcake Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp cinnamon 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp […]

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May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

| November 25, 2016 | 22 Comments
May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

  It is all too easy to truly miss enjoying the magic of Christmas. Everything leads up to that one special day, and within the blink of an eye, it is vanished until next year. All the stress over shopping, cooking, receiving guests, card sending, fending off a seasonal cold, can propel us into a […]

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Savour the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #FestiveCdnTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

| November 12, 2016 | 172 Comments
Savour the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #FestiveCdnTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

Savour the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! The holiday season is on its way! The countdown effectively on and it is time to start planning for this special time of the year.  Some of these items may be on your holiday checklists: Home decorations Tree trimming Gift buying and wrapping Party planning Whether it is a […]

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25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love!

| October 28, 2016 | 15 Comments
25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love!

    25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love! Cupcakes are the perfect dessert – they are portion-controlled (though it’s hard to eat only one!), they are a blank canvas to decorate however your heart desires, and they are easier to transport and display than a full cake. That makes them a ghoulishly great treat […]

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Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

| October 17, 2016 | 17 Comments
Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

    Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Most Halloween treats are not exactly healthy. I like to try new and different recipes that still fit the theme of the holiday but I can also feel good about giving to my family and friends. That’s why I created these adorable Jack-O-Lantern orange bowls. The process of making the […]

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