It’s Time to Bring Out The Baskets! #LetsDoPicnic with Maple Leaf Foods

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Its summer and that means bringing the fun outdoors! From playtime to mealtime nothing is better than enjoying the summer with good friends and good food! While backyard BBQs are fantastic we find extra joy in taking our adventures and our meals on the road. While travelling around Alberta during #NugsABRoadTrip this summer we had ample… 

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A COLD SOUP FOR A HOT DAY – CARROT GINGER SOUP #HBSOCIALKITCHEN

carrot ginger soup

Summer is here and that means hot days, backyard barbecues and spending time with the people you love.  No one wants to spend hours upon hours in the kitchen doing food prep. That’s why I’m thrilled to add the Hamilton Beach MultiBlend™ Blender & Food Processor to my small appliance collection. It makes short work of all… 

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Time to Vote for Your Favourite Thai Kitchen #TKeveryday Recipe!

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It’s back for Season 2 – Thai Kitchen’s recipe Challenge. Last year I drooled my way through the competition as Canadian bloggers brought their A game. This year, in celebration of 2015’s Chinese New Year, 5 new Bloggers have been selected across Canada to compete in the recipe challenge that tests their creative abilities as they use tasty Thai Kitchen products… 

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Tune in to Pure This Holiday Season with Jewel

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With just 2 days left until Christmas (did I really just say that?!), shoppers are our shopping, menus are being pulled together, and the sounds of paper crinkling and Christmas carols can be heard throughout the land. Pure Via in partnership with Jewel are helping to make the season just a bit brighter thanks to… 

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Oh The Things You Can Cook #Giveaway #HBsocialKitchen

Cinnamon Monkey Balls

As I sit here behind my screen typing with fingers all gooey and sticky from eating cinnamon monkey balls I can’t help but think how much I would enjoy sharing them with you. Since it’s the season for giving I can only offer you the next best thing – a Hamilton Beach Countertop Oven with Convection & Rotisserie… 

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Cranberry Apple Galette – Tenderflake’s Making Me Look Like I #BakeWithStyle

Cranberry Apple Galette

I’m not a baker. The sticking to exact measurements so that whatever I am trying to create doesn’t turn into a flop just isn’t me. I much prefer the unusual combinations that can be achieved when you add a little of this, and a little of that. That’s why, when it comes to baking I… 

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Easiest Dessert Ever – Chocolate Tarts

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When it comes to holiday entertaining I like keeping it as stress free as possible. That means cutting corners when I can, putting my team to work and realizing that if everything isn’t perfect that it’s OK. Spend extra time this year chatting with friends and enjoying yourself because these chocolate tarts are a breeze… 

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Now For Mothers Healing Mix Muesli – Post Pregnancy Recovery

Postpartum suppliment

It’s been 6 years, 6 months and 17 days since I last had a newborn, but I can still recall the joys, worries, and utter exhaustion that I dealt with during my recovery. My last pregnancy left me ravaged in more ways than one. I suffered through 8 months of Hypermesis while pregnant, and then… 

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Getting Back into the Breakfast Groove With a Caprese Breakfast Sandwich

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This summer we slept in, lingered over breakfast, and didn’t worry about going anywhere until the sun had risen high in the sky. Grabbing extra snuggles and serenity was the status quo. Those days are done. Over. Fini. Now our mornings are punctuated with calls of ” mom have you seen my…”, running around, packing… 

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