Random Crap: Book Edition and Apricot Jam Crumble Bars

Apricot Jam Crumb Bars | www.gottagetbaked.com

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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

Soft Peanut Butter Cookies for a @cuzilikechoclat Guest Post

Soft peanut butter cookies | www.gottagetbaked.com

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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

Blackberry Sour Cream Cake | www.gottagetbaked.com

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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

Faux Tuxedo Cake | www.gottagetbaked.com

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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

Chocolate Nutella Cheesecake Cake

Chocolate Nutella Cheesecake Cake | www.gottagetbaked.com

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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

Coconut Layer Cake for an @UrbanBakes Guest Post

Coconut Layer Cake for an @UrbanBakes Guest Post | www.gottagetbaked.com

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I hope you all have been enjoying your summer so far! It’s been amazingly, miraculously warm ‘n sunny in Vancouver this year. Almost too hot but I have refrained from complaining because before we know it, it’ll be raining again … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Lavender Sables for a #BastilleDay #HolidayFoodParty

Dark chocolate lavender sables | www.gottagetbaked.com

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Happy Bastille Day, mes amis! Do you actually say “Happy Bastille Day” to people on Bastille Day? Is it weird that I really like to say “Bastille Day” because “Bastille” is a fun word? Pardon my ignorance, but I don’t … Continue reading