A Pumpkin Makeover!

The jack-o-lantern is about to get a much deserved makeover! There are so many new and whimsical ways to add pumpkins in to your home decor -the new trends are bright, modern, and playful and offer more livable options - decorations that you don't mind leaving up for longer than just Halloween night! Pumpkin Trends for 2016 CHIC ALERT Metallics are all …

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my JAM

    I use my family recipe for strawberry freezer jam. And, honestly, once you have homemade jam, its hard to go back to storebought. This is my go to recipe: 4 cups of crushed berries (1L) 1 1/2 cups white sugar (375 mL) Package of fruit pectin* (I prefer Clubhouse Garden Fare No Cook Freezer Jam …

Easter PREP

Easter preparations are under way for most keeners like me. I like to do things simple… but simple doesn’t mean not cute or darn right adorable! This year, I am making paper bag bunnies to hold each place setting's cutlery, complete with cottonball tails! Easter is one of my favourite holidays to decorate - after a …

Pretty Jam Cookies

These cookies are the prettiest cookies to give and a favourite to eat!  Experiment with cutting different shapes for the top (letters, flowers, circles, snowflakes - any smallish cookie cutter works). I like keeping the little cutouts and baking them up as they are - but, you can also incorporate them back in to the dough. …