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    Celebrating Valentine’s Day At Home

    It can be hectic to try and go out on Valentine’s Day as everyone is out and the reservation list is usually full. So instead of fighting the crowds, why not celebrate Valentine’s Day in the comfort of your own home where you won’t find a line up and the menu is up to you! Keep reading to learn how to celebrate Valentines day at home: Dinner & A MovieYou can’t go wrong with dinner and a movie, especially when it’s in the comfort of your own home. Plan for an evening of takeout and rented movies or spend the evening cooking together and watching your favorite films. Whatever type of evening you…

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    5 Ways To Prepare For A Power Outage

    Power outages can happen at any time and can be quite surprising if you aren’t prepared. So, the best thing you can do is gather a few supplies and prepare yourself for the next outage before it happens.  Consider the size of your family when preparing supplies and make sure to keep an emergency kit in a convenient, easy to reach location. Keep reading for 5 ways to prepare for a power outage.   Prepare A Kit: When you begin to think about preparing for an emergency, the number one item on the list should be to packing an emergency kit. Ideally, you can make a kit that would cover you for…

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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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    Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

      We all know the best way to cool off from the summer heat is to indulge in some ice cream! So why not get creative and create your own homemade ice cream sandwiches that everyone will love and you can put your own twist on. These cooling treats are perfect for dessert or as a snack in the middle of a hot day! Keep reading to find out how to make your own homemade ice cream sandwiches:   Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Butter, Softened 1 Teaspoon Of Vanilla Extract 2 Eggs 1 Packaged Chocolate Cake Mix (Or whatever flavour you prefer) 1/2 Cup Of Chocolate Chips 1/2 Cup Of Dark…

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    Homemade Mini Donuts

    There is nothing better than the smell of fresh, hot donuts as you walk around the summer fairground or around a local sporting event. But what if you could bring that smell and taste home and make your own homemade mini donuts? Not only are these yummy treats easy to make, you can bake them to avoid the mess of oil and frying. Before you know it, your home will have that familiar delicious smell and you have a homemade batch of mini donuts that can be shared with guests or family. Keep reading to find out how to make your own homemade mini donuts:   Ingredients Needed: 2/3 Cups…

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    Homemade Caramel Apples

    Do you have a favorite Fall treat? The options are endless between warm apple cider, homemade kettle corn or even a warm fall dinner dish. But when you’re craving a Fall dessert, why not consider making a classic favorite that the whole family will love? We’re talking about homemade, delicious dipped caramel apples just like you would find at your local fair or carnival.  Not only are these fun treats easy to make, you can get the whole family involved and enjoy the results together. Check out the recipe below for homemade caramel apples: Ingredients: 6-8 Apples (Depending on how many servings are needed) Pre-Packaged Caramel’s 2 Tablespoons Of Milk Lollipop Sticks Baking Tray…

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    Homemade, 2 Ingredient Ice Cream

    When the sun is shining bright and the temperatures are breaking records, it’s important to keep ourselves cool! A great way to do that is to make your own ice cold treats that the whole family can enjoy. Ice cream is a fan favorite treat that almost everyone loves, so why not create your own ice cream at home? Not only is it super easy, it will only call for a few basic ingredients and hardly any effort! Check out the recipe below to learn how to make your own homemade, 2 ingredient ice cream: Ingredients Needed: Frozen Bananas Peanut Butter (Or a similar alternative) Optional Ingredients: Chocolate Chips Frozen…

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    2 Ingredient Fudge

    The winter and holiday season seem to bring out all the delicious baked goods and treats that we have been waiting for. One popular sweet treat that everyone seems to love is fudge! Not only is it easy to make, it’s also kid friendly to create as no baking will be required. This is the perfect time to gather up the family and start making sweets in the kitchen.  All you need is two simple ingredients, 10 minutes and some helpful hands to help eat up every last bite! Check out the instructions below to make your own 2 ingredient fudge and before you know it you’ll be enjoying your…