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Strategy: Snacks For Sanity

Raise your hand if you’re already tired of thinking about school lunches. I thought so. Well, have no fear. Tomorrow we will bring you a great menu plan of lunches

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Netflix & SPC: Orange is the new Black Cocktail

Today, I made cinnamon raspberry pancakes, batch-cooked some things for this week’s school lunches and a vegetarian chili we’ll eat mid-week. Then I did two loads of laundry, cleaned the

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How to Throw a Holiday Dinner Party without losing your mind

Does just reading this headline give you stress? I’m sorry. I know you’ve teachers’ gifts to come up with, at least one holiday concert to attend (why must they start

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Canadian Thanksgiving Tip Sheet

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! Here at Sweet Potato Chronicles we have a lot to be thankful for this year and we know you do too. We gathered some of our best

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Giving Up Gluten: Meal Plan for the Long Weekend at the Cottage

I am at the cottage, so please forgive me for this casual post, but you see, I’m in casual mode, where I intend to stay for the foreseeable. We’ve been

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Chef Amanda On How to Throw a Dinner Party

Throwing a real grown up dinner party is overwhelming for the accomplished host/hostess.  To those with little experience it can be terrifying.  We recently hosted Al’s family’s Thanksgiving Dinner and have

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Lisa’s Letter Home: Cooking Under Pressure

So the kids are now back in school and I’ve just started a new contract which means I’m in an office for part of the week and I have to

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Chef Notes: Getting Saucy with Simple Syrups

For some reason, the term “simple syrup” doesn’t sound so simple. If it’s so simple why must I pay $7 or more for a cup of the sweet juice stashed

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Lisa’s Letters Home: Party Bags Made Easy

My little baby girl turned 5 recently, and she decided on a beach-themed party. Using quite a lot of imagination and wishful thinking, we had a beach party at our

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Lisa’s Letters Home: A Brief History of Birthday Cakes

I have a bit of  reputation as The Baking Lady, which is entirely my fault because I post photos of my creations on Facebook. The truth is, I’m not at