Random Crap: Book Edition and Apricot Jam Crumble Bars

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I’ve been an avid reader for as long as I can remember. Ok, that’s not entirely accurate. I was raised by television (with my grandparents hovering in the background) until I went to kindergarten where my love for reading really … Continue reading

That’s My Jam Thursday and An Angry Asian Post

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I got it bad You don’t know how bad I got it You got it easy You don’t know when you got it good It’s getting harder Just keeping life and soul together I’m sick of fighting Even though I … Continue reading

Soft Peanut Butter Cookies for a @cuzilikechoclat Guest Post

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I’m so ready for summer to be over. The mosquitos are goddamn psychopaths. I’m being eaten alive this year. Never before have I witnessed such aggressive or quick little buggers.As soon as I leave the house to walk Abby, I’m … Continue reading

That’s My Jam Thursday and Peach Plum Cake for a @kimchi_mom Guest Post

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I listen to three different morning shows on the radio as I drive to work every day. One station has a dj spinning every Friday from 8-9 am and I love it because it totally pumps me up for the … Continue reading

Blackberry Sour Cream Cake for a @cuzilikechoclat Guest Post

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Today I’m guest posting over at my friend, Mallory’s wonderful blog, Because I Like Chocolate (with a blog name like that, is it any wonder that we’re pals?). Mal is a fellow Canadian with a really interesting background. She left … Continue reading

That’s My Jam Thursday and a Faux Tuxedo Cake

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This album was released in 1985. I was a five year old kid and we had this album on LP. Let that sink in for a moment. Do you remember LPs? Record players? I used to be scared to set … Continue reading

Walnut Garlic Hummus for @NairnsOatcakes

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Summer is quickly passing us by. I can’t believe it’s already August. Before we know it, it’ll be fall, the leaves will be turning colour and falling, it’ll be getting cooler and we’ll see Christmas decorations for sale (if they’re … Continue reading

Chocolate Nutella Cheesecake Cake

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Who loves cheesecake? Raise your hand! I have a soft spot for the stuff. In the early days, both before the Husband and I started dating and for about a year afterwards, one of our favourite things to do was … Continue reading

B52 Layer Cake for #BoozyDessertsWeek with @CravingsLunatic

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You guys, I don’t even have words for you. This is all you need to know: I made a B52 layer cake for my dear, amazing, hilarious, fan-freaking-tastic friend Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kiss My Smoke. Have … Continue reading