Blackberry Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

Blackberry Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

The other evening, around dinner time, I did something I swore I would never do: I barbecued. It has always been my fear that if I barbecued just once Carl would give up barbecuing duties, no longer feeling needed in that particular realm. Turns out my fear was unfounded. Carl came home just in time to put out […]

Top 10 Recipes of 2014

Tis the season for looking back, looking forward, looking inward and looking upward. The backdrop for so much of this activity, as for so many of life’s moments, is food.  Again this year in our home we’ve been blessed with an incredible abundance of good food, and eaten our way through ups, downs, and everyday […]

Simply Scrumptious Cinnamon Buns

Soft and fluffy simple cinnamon buns from hiddenponies.com

I’m not one to get easily annoyed.  Most things roll off me pretty easily, and I consider myself fairly patient. As a parent, for instance, I can handle whining, complaining, puking, sniffing, questioning and crying without batting an eye or letting my blood pressure rise. But the second you introduce a cough? I become downright murderous. One of […]

Fall Faves: 10 Recipes to Make Before Christmas

FALL! It’s officially here, in all it’s rainy, cooler, my-birthday-in-sight glory. There are so many recipes on this bloggity blog that I love SO MUCH, and sometimes I hate that they get a little lost in the archives and the attention all goes to the latest recipe.  I want to share some of my absolute […]

Peach Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

Peach Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

Fellow carb lovers unite, and rejoice! This recipe may hold the title for “best your kitchen will ever smell”, guaranteed to thrill guests, sell homes, win over neighbours, or any other form of persuasion you may be looking to enact.  Cinnamon rolls already give off one of the most amazing smells known to man, and […]

Double Chocolate Skillet Cookie

Double Chocolate Skillet Cookie

Skillet cookies have more than one use around here.  Not only do they satisfy any major sweet craving handily, they are also cooked in my cast iron skillet, which apparently can help with iron intake.  Dark chocolate also happens to be high in iron, so this extra-chocolately jumbo cookie is really a health investment. My […]

Saturday Sweets: Dipped Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons - naturally gluten free

It’s a beee-yoo-tiful sunny cold day here in Ontario, the first draft of my impending paper is printed off for editing, and we’re off to visit my littlest sister and some butterflies, so it promises to be a great day! We won’t talk about the fact that Carl leaves on Monday, putting an end to […]