Category Archives: From Our Kitchen

Tried It: Easy Strawberry Cheesecake

I went searching for Watkins products when I was last shopping in the states after reading about Joy’s Root Beer Float Meringues over at My Country Manse in March.  I found imitation strawberry extract and imitation raspberry extract.  The raspberry … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself: Maple Caramel Popcorn

What You Need: generous 15-16 cups of popped popcorn (remove all unpopped kernels) 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup maple syrup (get the real stuff — Aunt Jemima and Mrs. Butterworth just aren’t going to cut … Continue reading

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Birthday at Our House

There was a birthday at our house today.  Someone’s leaving 35 behind and it’s not me…  Shhhh!  I didn’t tell…  😉 Here are my two helpers this morning baking chocolate birthday cake.  This is Brian’s birthday cake.  Every year.  Always.  … Continue reading

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Skip The Take Out: Do-It-Yourself Fried Rice

This is our favourite side dish for the Sweet and Sour Chicken I posted yesterday.  It’s another one that I “Frankensteined” from several recipes I found on Pinterest and it’s sooooo simple to make. What you’ll need: generous 3 cups … Continue reading

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Skip the Take Out: Do-It-Yourself Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken

Why shell out for take out when you can make it yourself?  And skip the MSG while you’re at it! I’ve tried a few different recipes for this that I found on Pinterest and settled on this version that’s been … Continue reading

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Who Needs a Dozen Roses?

When you’ve got chocolate covered strawberry marshmallow roses??? I found these Kraft strawberry marshmallows while shopping in the States (I’m sure I’ve never seen them here in Canada before!  why, oh why not???) and had intended on making these for … Continue reading

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Our Week In Photos

The past week has been a busy one.  I finished up the costumes for the Christmas pageant (we had a shepherd, a sheep, and a super hero).  For Noah, I took a man’s XL red t-shirt from the thrift store … Continue reading

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