Category Archives: food

The Best Homemade Lemon Aid | I Can Craft That

Posted 3 years ago

I love lemon aid. A lot. Like a whole bunch. I often find thought store bought ones are either so sweet they make my teeth hurt or so sour I want to cry. So I decided to make a bunch of my own for Evelyn birthday party. I got a Case. Yes a CASE of lemons and started […]

Iced Shortbread Easter Cookies

Posted 3 years ago

Once Again I am turning to the amazing Sweetopia and her great Shortbread Cookie Recipe and Royal Icing Recipe. I highly suggest your peruse the site to learn all you need to know about cookie decorating, recipes etc.   I made these great rabbit and Easter egg cookies and they were SO delicious. Marian generally does cookies over 5 days (yes it time consuming and yes they taste […]

DIY Vanilla Extract

Posted 4 years ago

Making your own Vanilla Extract is not only easy, and fun but it seriously impresses your friends and family. Down side, it takes time, and is more expensive than the fake stuff, or cheap grocery store stuff, but the result is a really rich high quality extract that you will adore. Its kinda one of […]

Chocolate Ganache Tart

Posted 4 years ago

Quick Simple Post for a quick simple desert. This tart is fast to make, easy, and so good and fancy that people with think you slaved over it for hours. Crust1 1/2C Chocolate Crumbs (Oreo Crumb) 1/4C Unsalted Butter Melt butter and combine with crumbs. Press into tart pan (I used a small pie plate really), and […]

Christmas Gifts: Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Stirs

Posted 4 years ago

Like many others I have a slight Pinterest addiction but I actually try to do some of the things I pin. I am trying to make some Christmas gifts for friends and family. I would like to be able to buy gifts for everyone, I would probably spend at least $50-$100 per person for Christmas but the […]

A Big Girls 2nd Birthday

Posted 5 years ago

This past Canada Day, July 1 2012 also was my daughters 2nd birthday and the first gathering we had at our house.  I was planning on a great post with a zillion photos but with a million things going on and being all pregnant I just didn’t take as many photos as I wished. My mother has […]

Weekend Baking: Blue Ombre Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Posted 5 years ago

As promised here is my blue ombre Fathers Day Cake. The cake its self is Bulk Barn White Cake mix that I tinted with Wilton gel colours. I know its not as fancy to use box mix and such a plain one but I have 3 reasons. 1) I like plain cakes. Chocolate or Vanilla, […]

Weekend Baking: Sugar Pin wheel Cookies

Posted 5 years ago

This weekend I decided to do some test baking for my daughters 2nd Birthday Party coming up on July 1. It also worked well that this was fathers day weekend so I could give some to my husband and father as a gift. SO instead of doing everything in pink orange and yellow (the colours […]

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