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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

February 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Cookies, Dessert

Bob and I are always excited when CTV contacts us about being on their Morning Live TV show. Themed cooking seems to be our TV calling and this time it was all in the spirit of luuuuurve for Valentine’s Day or Singles Awareness Day – however you choose to celebrate it. So what says love […]

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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

January 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · cake, Dessert, Easy

I’ve always really liked carrot cake, but I’ve never actually made it before. This is likely because it’s one of my grandma’s specialities. However the calling came for a traditional dessert for a family dinner, I decided to give it a whirl and I’m quite happy with the results! It’s a classic homemade carrot cake […]

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Pink Ombre Rose Cake

December 24th, 2012 · 28 Comments · cake, Dessert, Easy, How To

One of my good friends Lauren just celebrated her 30th birthday. Now, Lauren is one of the hardest working women I know. She works an office job and is also a professional photographer (and voted as our city’s best in 2012), so I knew she needed an extra special cake to help celebrate this milestone […]

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Vanilla Bean Salted Caramels

December 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Candy, Dessert

If anyone is looking for a fairly quick and impressive recipe, salted caramels may just be up your alley! I’ve made my original salted caramel recipe a few times now and just about have it down to a science, but this time I wanted to do something a bit different,so I decided to add some […]

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Bridal Shower Vanilla Confetti Cupcakes

September 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · cupcake, Dessert, Easy

This summer has definitely been the summer of weddings  – and especially August with a wedding/wedding event every single weekend. Two of my good friends, Lauren and Jerrod, got married this weekend at our family acreage. It was definitely a special wedding! For Lauren’s bridal shower, I was assigned to cupcake duty and chose to […]

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Earl Grey Tea Latte (London Fog)

November 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Drink, Easy

In an effort to sate my girlfriends serious addiction to Starbuck’s Earl Grey Tea Lattes I set out to see if I could easily (and cheaply) make them at home. Since I don’t own anything with a milk steamer I was unsure how this would work out, but I made do!

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How to Make Your Own Wedding Cake (or your Best Friend’s Wedding Cake)

November 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment · cake

It seems like I’m getting to that age where a lot of my good friends are getting engaged – wait, does this mean I’m getting old?? Ekkk… Let’s hope not. Anyways, one of my best friends (let’s call her Maddog) is planning her wedding for August of 2012 and we were discussing wedding cakes. Her […]

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Ice Cream Sandies

July 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Cookies, Dessert, Just for Fun, Sandwich

At work we recently hosted a bake sale to help out a fellow employee that was going through some challenging times within their family. The bake sale, 50/50 and donations all went to help this family out. As a new employee this really impressed me and showed how much the company truly is a ‘family’ […]

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Nanaimo Bar Cupcakes

June 15th, 2011 · 44 Comments · cupcake, Dessert

There are MANY great things to say about Nanaimo Bars: One – they are a delicious, authentic Canadian treat, Two – a beautiful town in BC where I have relatives and Three – my FAVOURITE type of square. Then combine this with a cupcake. Helllllooo hybrid of awesomeness! I’m drooling already, so let’s just get […]

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Vanilla Bean Scones

September 19th, 2010 · No Comments · breakfast, Dessert

I recently found a new favorite cooking blog: The Pioneer Woman. I’m not 100% sure why I love it so much, whether its her cooking, her hilarious writing style, her charming and ‘awwwww’ worthy photos or just based on the pure fact that she is seriously living my dream life. Let’s get to the scones. […]

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