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Project Glow + Baking Flops

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They had a special 2 for 1 deal on Green Monsters today! I told Eric I made him a special treat this morning, but he wasn’t buying it. Has anyone out there been successful in getting their boyfriend/husband to try green monsters? I have yet to hear about a man that has tried them! If […]

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Dinner #1: Green Bean Casserole

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BOOM BOOM POW! Shouldn’t every Monday be like this? :) Eric got home from work and I handed him a beer. Not to shabby, eh? He goes, “Whoa…it’s a party up in here!” lol. Then I poured myself a glass of wine in one of our fun wedding champagne glasses and he says, “Let’s do […]

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Fight Or Flight? How About RUN!!!

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  Imagine this: I am having a wonderful hike over my lunch break today. Soaking in the nice weather and enjoying the sites. I am working on ideas for OSG and Glo Bakery as I walk and listen to my Shuffle. I see some beautiful waterfalls and then head back on my route. What happened […]

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FAQ Installment 27

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211. Ashley asks, “Have you checked out the Cakes Canada website? It’s a great Canadian resource for decorating with tones of amazing pictures and advice. Are you planning to take any classes? I took an intro class with Bonnie Gordon and she was just phenomenal. I learned some much in that class!!” No, I have […]

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Minutes

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We soaked up every minute with my parents today. I was so sad that they had to leave tonight. It was such a short visit, but I was so happy to be able to spend this time with them in this glorious weather to boot! We started off the morning like any mother/daughter would: Green […]

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OSG MOM

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I love my mom! Gosh I miss her when she is away. Today was so much fun…my mom, stepdad, and I tended to the gardens outside. :) My stepdad taught me soooo much about the plants around our property. He knew every single tree and flower and plant on the whole yard, it was pretty […]

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CSA vs. Grocery Bill vs. Garden

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hahaha. Let’s just say Sketchie missed his main squeeze yesterday! He didn’t leave his lap all night! So cute :) Who’s cuter: Sketchie or Hubby? I can’t decide! Sorry for the late post this morning. I had an order to do today and I wanted to get it out of the way so I would […]

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More Peas, Please

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I think I covered my pea bases in today’s lunch. From left to right: The regular pea, black eyed pea, split pea. Who knew there were so many ‘peas’ out there? Today’s lunch was nothing short of wholesome, filling, goodness. Black Eyed Peas ‘Pump It’ Power Lunch On the menu: 1/2 cup Black eyed peas […]

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The Powerful Pea

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Somewhere along the line, split peas (a legume) got pushed to the side in favour of the nutritionally inferior regular green pea. Split peas are super high in both protein and fibre, making them a wonderful option for vegetarians and those looking for a lasting satiety in their meals. In just 100 grams of uncooked […]

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The Cake Experiment: Part 4

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    I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it. Today was my fiirst day ever using fondant icing! And oh how fun it was. I channeled my inner Bakerella and Pioneer Woman, and dove right in: I used Wilton’s Fondant as well as a wonderful Wilton’s 12 pack gel icing colours:   Gloves […]

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