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December 2011

0 In In the Kitchen/ Just for Fun/ Personal

Pumpkin Squares…to Cake Pops! #cakepops

Every year around this time my sister in law {over}fills out tummies with her incredibly delicious Pumpkin Squares….of course the cream cheese icing doesn’t hurt either. It’s all so delicious. But since I’ve gotten my cake pop maker I’ve been trying to perfect them and have been making them like crazy! I had the great idea to try the pumpkin squares as cake balls….and guess what, it worked!!! So delicious 🙂 Here is the recipe: Beat Together: 4 eggs 1…

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0 In In the Kitchen/ Just for Fun/ Personal

Sugar Cookies…{Best Recipe}

Well Christmas has finally come to our house….we are in the middle of some renos (kitchen ceiling) that have made for a pretty dusty experience so I was holding off. One week before Christmas and I couldn’t wait any longer! One of the things we did today was make sugar cookies. the kids had a blast cutting and decorating them – and I had fun watching them. Here is the recipe! 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened (I use margarine) 3…

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3 In Giveaways and Reviews/ Media

Another hunt for #Equal Low Calorie Sweetener at McDonald’s {with #Cbias}

Well it’s true. I’ve got Equal on the brain! Everywhere we go – everytime I see a food counter or eat in a restaurant or cafe I am on the lookout. Tonight my friend and I went for another lovely *date* to McDonald’s on the hunt for Equal Low Calorie Sweetener. This time we chose to go to the West Lethbridge location, specifically because neither of us had ever been inside this particular one. First impression? A great feeling –…

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0 In Giveaways and Reviews

Toy of the Year Award Finalists #TOTY12

The Toy of the Year Award Finalists have been announced – and not a moment to soon. With just over a week to go before Christmas, and many of us still scurrying to get that perfect something for the little ones in our lives, this list is going to come in really handy. I know, with 3 nephews and our son still to buy for, I will be referencing all the items in the *Boy Toy of the Year* category…

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0 In Gluten Free/ In the Kitchen

Salads for the Modern Family Potluck

Holiday food is turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and pasta – right? Instead of suffering from a meat and carb overload mere days into the holiday season, try shaking things up a bit on your family’s menu by adding in some colorful dinner salads. you don’t have to stick with lettuce, cheese, and store-bought dressings, either; here are 5 salad ideas that will make your family members excited for dinner. Green Papaya Salad…

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