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    4 Houseplants For Beginners

    Houseplants are a wonderful addition to any home as they bring in a refreshing feel that reminds you of the outside. Now, if this is your first try at caring for plants or if you happen to have a bit of a black thumb when it comes to gardening, it’s important to start with easy to care for plants. Keep reading to learn more about the 4 best houseplants for beginners: Spider plant (Chlorophytum) Spider plants are a great starter houseplant because it tends to survive in the worst of conditions and isn’t overly needy.  It will need the basics, good soil and water but doesn’t require sunlight. This plant…

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    Homemade Pumpkin Spice Loaf

    Baking season has arrived alongside Fall and it’s the best time to whip up some delicious treats to share with friends and family.  This fluffy, yet moist pumpkin spice loaf is easy to make, calls for a few simple ingredients and it can be frozen if you decide to make multiple batches.  Make sure to try this loaf with a side of cream cheese or butter to give it a little extra flavour.   Ingredients: 1 1/2 Of Flour (White or Whole Wheat) 1 Cup Of White Sugar 1/4 Cup Of Brown Sugar 1/2 Teaspoon Of Baking Powder 1 Teaspoon Of Baking Soda 1 Teaspoon Of Cinnamon, Ground Cloves & Nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon Of…

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    How To Make Summer Fruit Last Longer

    It’s sad to say that Summer is slowly but surely coming to a close as we head for the month of September. However, just because we are heading for Fall doesn’t mean you won’t be able to enjoy Summer fruits for a few more months. You can preserve your favourite fruit in a few different ways to enjoy throughout the year, keep reading to find out more: Jam If you want the taste of Summer fruit to last for a few extra months, you may want to consider making jam. You can create your own jam with almost any fruit such as peaches, strawberries, blackberries etc. The best thing about making…

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    How To Make Ice Cream In A Jar

    It may sound a little crazy, but did you know you can make homemade ice cream with a few simple ingredients and a mason jar? Now, it won’t be exactly like the ice cream you find in the store but you will find your finished product will be a smooth, soft serve ice cream that is almost too good to share. This is a great recipe to make with the whole family on a hot day and your hard work will be paid off with delicious ice cream. Keep reading to find out how to make your own ice cream in a jar: Ingredients: 1 Cup Of Heavy Cream 1 Teaspoon…

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    Homemade Chocolate Bark

    When your sweet tooth craving hits, you are usually looking for something quick and easy to fulfill that craving. So what better, then whipping up some homemade chocolate bark! It won’t take long to make, can  be made in big or small batches and is great to share with the whole family, that is if you feel like sharing. This chocolate bark is a great add-on to ice cream on a warm day or you can serve it own and enjoy it in front of the flickering flames of your Valor Fireplace. Keep reading to find out how to create your own delicious homemade chocolate bark:   Ingredients Needed: Saltine Crackers…