Holiday Cookie Exchange

I have always wanted to be a part of the Holiday Cookie Exchange.  I think they're tremendous fun!  If you are a Holiday Cookie Lover this is the best way to get a cupboard full of cookies and only actually having to make just one kind!  Below I've got a few tips to help you host a successful Holiday Cookie Exchange! If you are hosting a Cookie Exchange (or dessert exchange) in your home: Invite your friends and fabulous bakers. … [Read more...]

Casseroles and Bakes with Life Made Delicious

It's that time of year again.  It's cold outside, and in some places there is even snow on the ground.  I'm a huge fan of the winter months...sweaters, long boots and food that warms you from the inside out.  I enjoy cooking...making hot meals for my family.  But during the summer, it's just too hot to turn the oven on.  Adding to the humidity of our Canadian summers just isn't an option.  So for at least 5 months of the year, my oven … [Read more...]

Hoppy Easter!

It's almost like Mini Christmas - at least that is how I've been feeling this Easter.  Between the crazy traffic, the swamped shopping malls and the money spent, I'm exhausted. Thursday I went shopping to pick up Ben and Wil's Easter treats.  I spent $80...That Is INSANE.  Spoiled Mr. Ben is getting a DS Game ($33) A Chocolate Bunny and Chocolate Eggs for the hunt.  He's also getting Bubbles and a Coloring Kit.  From his G'ma he's getting an … [Read more...]

Guest Post – Rural Mom and Easy No Bake Cheesecake Recipe for Fun ~ Easy No-Bake Cheesecake My rural boys (ages 7 and 9) expressed an interest in cooking and of course, I jumped on the chance to teach them some life skills and hopefully, to instill the love I have for baking from scratch. While dessert may not be the “healthiest” alternative, it’s a great place to start when introducing children to measurements, kitchen tools, and well, the sheer joy of licking the bowl (the … [Read more...]

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