By Occasion

The Holidays

Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

I saw the best quote on Instagram recently. It read: “It’s almost time to switch from my everyday anxiety to my fancy Christmas anxiety”. It pretty much summed me up.

Pasta

Crispy Herb Stuffing Topped Mac and Cheese

What can I say about Thanksgiving that I haven’t already said. It means everything to me. Today more than it ever did. For all the things you can blame the

Snacks & Desserts

We Love Baking Our Valentine’s

In anticipation of tomorrow’s holiday, Scarlett is working away on crafts and baking. As a family, we’re also talking about what we can make each other. We love homemade gifts,

Appetizers

NYE Appetizers including our Favorite Vegetarian Versions

Over the last year, dinner has become double the trouble after my daughter Scarlett went vegetarian. I’m super proud of her decision, and have been making an effort to follow

Nuts & Seeds

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crumble Topping

This is a hard post for me to write. As an American living behind a closed Canadian boarder, traveling home to be with my family and friends for Thanksgiving is

Snacks & Desserts

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m SO sick of my own cooking. After almost 7 straight months of nearly eating my food exclusively, I couldn’t hate it more. Sure we’ve had a few pizzas and

Thanksgiving

Touchless Lunches For Back to School

It’s a back to school like no other and with all the uncertainty this year brings the one thing that never, ever goes away is making lunches. However, you may

By Ingredient

Chili Chicken Burger

I know it’s trendy right now to sing the praises of an unfussy, straight-ahead burger. Noth­ing but salt and pep­per in the meat and a square of processed cheese melted on

Snacks & Desserts

Lemon Blueberry Loaf with Lemon Glaze

I made this recipe for my mom. She is the universe’s biggest lemon fan. For all my life, she has never said “no” to a lemon flavoured anything. Pancakes, bars,

Winter

Pumpkin Ricotta Cookies

It’s all documented here just search holiday cookies and you can see some of it. I used to plan a holiday cookie decorating party (mostly with all the neighbourhood kids)