Food Friday: Macarons

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HAPPY FRIDAY EVERYONE!!! With National Macaroon Day happening tomorrow…we thought it would be fitting to experiment and make some homemade MACARONS!!!!!! The newest member of JHD, Linnea, gave them a go!!!! They ARE just as difficult to make as everyone says…only because it’s difficult to tell when to stop mixing – the egg whites are VERY sensitive!!! These are DEFINITELY …

Food Friday: Naked Cake

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HELLO all!!!! So…I know I’m on a health kick…but I haven’t made a dessert for you in a while, so I thought I would share this SUPER EASY recipe for a Naked Cake!! The simplicity and natural look of the cake makes me LOVE IT so so much! And guess what?? It’s THAT much healthier because we skip the calories …

Birthdays & Bunnies!

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What a beautiful weekend full of beautiful people, family, friends!!! My heart is still pounding with gratitude & love!!! I absolutely love throwing family events but since I tend to go a bit overboard I combined Charlie’s (my nephews) birthday with Easter dinner this year! We started the day at Mass, then family brunch atQuails Gate Winery and then made our …

Food Friday: Tori’s Banana Bread with Erin Ireland’s BC Cherry Twist

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Let’s get honest for a minute…. I absolutely LOVE my life and my many many jobs. Browsing through incredible vintage shops all over North America to find the most beautiful & unique pieces, helping to create inviting and gorgeous homes for families with the team on Love It or List It Vancouver, designing incredibly stunning & luxurious PNE Prize Homes …

Food Friday: BC Cherry Crisp

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In Japan they may celebrate the cherry blossom, but in the Okanagan we celebrate the real thing…. by eating the tasty buggers, of course!!! Being surrounded by the hundreds of fruit orchards in every direction is one of the most magical things about summertime in Kelowna. And cherries, of course, are some of the BEST! Gone are the days where …

Food Friday: Mom’s Puppy Poo’s!

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Not only did Mom and I make Chicken Rice Soup, we got out the cocoa and whipped up this family favourite… Puppy Poo’s! You may know them as Haystacks or Unbaked Cookies, but I remember them as the oh-so-classy… Puppy Poo’s! But they are SO good, you have to get out a big bowl and give these a try… Happy Food …

Food Friday: Mushroom Meringues

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Alright, these mushroom meringues are tricky little buggers. But they are OOOOHHH so cute and melt in your mouth delicious. Try bringing these over for a New Year’s Eve party- everyone will think you’re little Miss Susie Homemaker. So let’s get down to business. First things first, it’s important you do NOT use plastic bowls. Also make sure your glass …

Food Friday: Coconut Cornflake Chews

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These are easily the tastiest and most addictive treat ever! They’re crunchy and gooey and you will not want to stop, trust me. They’re also insanely easy to make and are great for holiday parties (or any party really). Ingredients 2 cups of plain cornflakes 3 Macintosh toffee bars or 2 packages of Macintosh Toffee Bites 3-4 tablespoons of whipping …