October 9, 2012


#ClubHouseRecipeMix – Review & G!veaway

Not so very long ago, a spicy little surprise showed up on our doorstep.  It was a virtual fiesta of flavours.  I could hardly wait to get my hands on the variety of seasonings and mixes that Club House had sent. The first one I tried was the Herbes de Provence Roasted Chicken.  I will […]

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October 8, 2012


Root Bound #bookreview #g!veaway

Root Bound is the first in a series of four children’s fantasy books.  It chronicles the adventures of Emma and her jazz musician father.  The real adventure in Emma’s life begins when the pair move to a strange town and gain a scary neighbour, an odd school principle, and a gang of nasty schoolmates. Emma […]

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October 6, 2012

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Sock Monkey Tutorial with Pictures #DIY

This weekend, we will celebrate nephew’s fifth birthday, as well as Thanksgiving.  Right now, his world revolves around Curious George.  The world being a little short on Curious George paraphernalia right now, Auntie M decided to make him a sock monkey. To begin, you will need a pair of socks, some stuffing, and a pair […]

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October 4, 2012


Slice of PIe

Apple Cheddar Pie with #Bacon and Rosemary #recipe

I find Top Chef Canada to be a culinarily (is that a word?) inspiring show.  Last season, one of the most delicious creations yet was presented.  Depending on where you grew up, cheddar cheese may be a natural accompaniment to your apple pie.  Why not put it IN the pie?  And while you are at […]

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October 3, 2012

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Antique Desk Refurbish

Goose’s employer has an internal, online classified ad system.  One day, earlier this summer, he found an antique desk.  It had been sitting in a fellow employee’s garage, taking up (considerable) space. It was in pretty rough shape.  Built by the Preston Furniture Company, it was definitely built to last.  The Preston Furniture company specialized […]

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