Pink. Pink.


October is a month that’s all about welcoming Fall. Baking pies and roasting turkeys for Thanksgiving. Raking leaves into neat piles, jumping in them and raking them all over again. Stringing up cobwebs, carving jack-o-lanterns and donning your creepiest costume for Halloween. October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month and and that’s a fact we…
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Berry Good. Berry Good.


Meet Berrie. He’s spunky, inquisitive, adventurous, incredibly smart, a little grumpy, a bit spoiled and definitely adorable. He enjoys mirrors, seed balls, messy baths, nomming on computer keys, hanging out on noggins and chirping at cats. He’s a cute little lovebird we recently had the pleasure of bird-sitting. Berrie was named after the colourful fruit…
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And The Winner Is… And The Winner Is…


Victoria of Victory is Sweet, you are the proud new owner of From the Family Kitchen! Congratulations! Please email me at hotpolkadot (at) live (dot) com to claim your prize and give me your mailing address. I enjoyed all your touching stories about family recipes and memories. Thank you to everyone who entered!



From The Family Kitchen. From The Family Kitchen.


This recipe is adapted from a long-time family favourite. Whether we were gathering for Christmas dinner, Easter lunch or just a casual dinner party, my Oma would be lovingly coerced to bring Cherry Delight. Failure to bring said dessert would result in chiding and lots of disapproving head shakes. I wouldn’t go as far to…
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That Awkward Moment… That Awkward Moment…


…when you’re not sure if you’re too tired or too awake. Brought to you by Rockstar energy drinks! Also known as the-most-you’re-ever-going-to-have-to-pee-in-fourteen-hours. Also known as that-time-I-was-asleep-enough-to-make-the-time-pass-and-awake-enough-to-change-the-song-every-few-minutes. Also known as the-last-time-I-will-ever-drink-a-Rockstar. Do you ever feel like you need a vacation after your vacation? Our trip to Winnipeg was amazing! No lack of fun activities, restaurants or…
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