Saturday, May 11, 2013

My blog has moved...

Hello folks, my blog has moved over to a new and improved location, check it out here: and let me know what you think!

Hope you like the changes and while you're at it, look around the rest of the site too...

Sunday, January 6, 2013

White chocolate coconut truffles

I had flagged this recipe a year ago but I didn't make it until this year, when I was looking for quick recipes I could make during the holidays. This seemed ideal because I could make it in steps - besides, I'd been eying it for a while since my friend Amy Lewis (whose recipe for chocolate chip cookies I've blogged about) had passed it on to me.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Introducing Baby H

Photo by Labour of Love Photography

You may have noticed my holiday-time baking has slowed down this year - but it's for a good reason. It's because of the latest addition to our family... Baby H was born on November 7 at 2:22 p.m., weighing 7 pounds 15 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long. 

Unlike his older brother, he arrived after a scheduled C-section. Things are hectic in our household with a toddler and a newborn but we'll keep churning out yummy treats to blog about!
Stay tuned....

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Christmas crack

This year, I delegated most of my Christmas traditions and responsibilities in advance, knowing that when Baby 2.0 was born in November, the holidays would be hectic. Thank goodness for family... My sister knocked off all the presents on my list, she helped me decorate the house, and we hired someone to put up the lights. And I told myself I wouldn't do any Christmas baking.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Pumpkin bread with dark chocolate and pecans

When I saw this recipe come across the wires at work from The Associated Press, it had me salivating. By the time the holidays have rolled around, I've usually made at least two or three pumpkin-based desserts so I had this high on my "To Do" list despite the fact I was heavily pregnant at the time I made it, and in no mood to tend to any housework.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Whoopie Pies cookbook giveaway

My sister and I are hosting a cookbook giveaway through our Etsy design studio, Frost and Fete, where we sell cupcake toppers and other fun decorations.

We're giving away the book Whoopie Pies: Fun Recipes for Filled Cookie Cakes to one lucky winner.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Dare to dream: My Christmas wish list

I do this every year, but coming up with my Christmas wish list was inordinately harder this time.

In a matter of mere weeks, we'll be welcoming our second baby and most of my shopping lists have centred on baby-related products.

That said, I wouldn't scoff at a gift certificate to my favourite gourmet grocer Pusateri's or luxury retailer Holt Renfrew. There are a few handbags I have my eyes on! (And an Alexander McQueen scarf, and a Canada Goose vest, but I digress....)