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lemon drop cookies

Lemon Drop Sugar Cookies for your next Cookie Exchange

in General, Real Food / Easy Meals

If you are like me, a cookie exchange sounds like a fabulous idea, until the day before, when you have 859 important tasks to accomplish and NO COOKIES made. If you're a procrastinator like I am, this recipe using a Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix, is going to be a life-saver. Lemon Drops are super [...]

chex mix

Oh Canada Chex Mix (Gluten Free)

in General, Product Reviews, Real Food / Easy Meals

I'm a huge 'nuts and bolts' fan, therefore, this Gluten Free Chex Mix recipe from LifeMadeDelicious really appealed to me. With several friends eating Gluten Free it makes a great gift or snack to have around. It's quite delicious. Ingredients 4 1/2 cups (1.125 L) Honey Nut Chex* cereal 4 1/2 cups (1.125 L) Rice [...]

crescent dogs

Pillsbury Crescent Dogs

in General, Product Reviews, Real Food / Easy Meals

Pillsbury Crescent Dogs - Everybody likes a hot-dog right? Right! My kids are no exception and while this recipe isn't for everyday dining. It sure is welcomed by the kids. AND I have to say ... it sure is yummy. It makes an easy meal on a busy night. Paired with a wholesome soup, it's [...]


Best Brownie Mix

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Betty Crocker Chocolate Chunk Brownie Mix

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pumpkin spice muffins

Quick & Easy Pumpkins Spice Muffins

in General, Real Food / Easy Meals

I've become the queen of cake mix hacks. Oh the goodness I've been creating. It's so easy to turn a cake mix into tasty muffins, a loaf cake or even cookies. All with your very own twist. I've blogged the family favourite on my LifeMadeDelicious Blog and I'm going to blog my favourite here today. [...]

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fibre1 cookie

A Yummy New Job

in Family, General, Product Reviews

Well it's sort of a new job. It's an old gig, that's been renewed. I am both grateful and excited to be once again blogging for the folks at LifeMadeDelicious ... my kids just call them the Betty Crocker People, which is cute, but they're so much more. They're the Cheerios people, the Pillsbury people [...]

Giant Steps - Banff National Park

Giant Steps – Part 1

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The Giant Steps - Banff National Park There are places in the world world, where you stand and feel so very small and insignificant. It seems easy to feel humbled, in all the vast greatness of the outdoors, especially the Canadian Rockies. I think it is expected. Even welcomed? It puts all your worries and [...]

cinnamon roll waffle

Cinnamon Roll Waffles

in General, Real Food / Easy Meals

Cinnamon Roll Waffles I am Pillsbury fan, not long ago I happened upon a tweet with a photo of a waffle iron cooked Pillsbury Cinnamon Roll! My kids love waffles, they love cinnamon buns, and I love EASY! This looked like it would tick all of those boxes, but I was a little bit skeptical. [...]


iPhoneography for Blogging

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I'm not sure if I remember what a blog post is! I've decided to start blogging from my iPad using images taken with my iPhone. I'm hoping taking away the need to edit raw images; and finding time to sit down at my desk top will alleviate some of the procrastination. It's been an amazing [...]

tulip cupcakes

Tulip Cupcakes Tutorial – A great Mother’s Day Treat

in DIY / Tutorials, General, Real Food / Easy Meals

Spring time means tulips, and it's definitely spring, so I thought tulip cupcakes would be in order. Lucky for me, I have a wonderful friend Gloria who is also the talent behind The Art of Cake. I won't give you a tutorial on how to make and ice the perfect cupcake. This is about the [...]