Tag Archives: Cinnamon

Refined Sugar.

Refined Sugar.

I’m busy preparing for a takeover sleepover this weekend so I’ll have to keep this brief. As if three preteen girls need any help in the hyperactive department, I decided I would be a swell idea to feed them at least three different kinds of sugar with this Maple Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread. Granulated sugar,…
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These Aren’t The Droids You’re Looking For.

These Aren’t The Droids You’re Looking For.

Mind over matter. Power of suggestion. The force. Whatever you want to call it, that’s what I’ve been wrestling with for the past week. Everyone around me is aching and couching and sneezing. The odds are kind of stacked against me here. I’d have to be some sort of guru of meditation with a fistful…
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Cloudy With A Chance of Delicious.

Cloudy With A Chance of Delicious.

You ever had one of those days? Maybe you put your underwear on inside out. Maybe you just couldn’t wait for the dryer to be done and you had to rush out of the house wearing a half damp sweater. Maybe it rained all day and the humidity made your hair interminably frizzy. Maybe you…
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Post Vacation Vacation Post.

Post Vacation Vacation Post.

I’m back! Finally right? Have you ever had one of those vacations where you need another vacation just to recover from it? Yeah, that was me. I had all these lofty ideas to post updates for you about how the visit was going salt and peppered with cute shots of chocolate daisy toppers, polka dot…
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A World of Cake.

A World of Cake.

     I was fortunate enough to recently receive the lovely cookbook, A World of Cake by Krystina Castella. It’s quickly becoming one of my favourite cookbooks with its big beautiful photos and scores of recipes for, you guessed it, cake. A World of Cake reads like a cherished family recipe book with a detailed story behind…
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Play.

Play.

All around is the sound of trickling water. Icicles shrinking and dripping. The wind blows as though breathing a long baited sigh of relief. The birds sing again. The sun burns red through closed eyelids and thaws the chill from the interminable Winter. Spring is here. In case you didn’t know, Spring is my favourite…
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Sweetheart.

Sweetheart.

  I thought that on this most auspicious day I would share with you mine and Lee’s favourite poem. Sometimes no matter how hard you try to express your feelings someone has already beaten you to the punch. A Rhyme of the Dream-Maker Man Down near the end of a wandering lane, That runs ’round the…
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