Gratitude Journal: March 25, 2018

Last week I started an online Gratitude Journal. On a regular basis, I will be blogging about what I'm grateful for at the moment. Life is tough. When it seems like nothing is going your way, it can be hard to feel grateful. But I believe there's always something that can put a smile on... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Homemade mint Oreos

This past weekend I made homemade Oreos for the first time. I've enjoyed these before made by others, and found they're really simple to recreate. I love the chocolate and mint combination, so I opted for a mint Oreo. Ingredients Cookies: 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Molasses Cookies with Vanilla Glaze

I came across this new cookie recipe on Pinterest recently and finally tackled it this past weekend. The molasses cookie is very similar to a ginger snap cookie recipe my mom often makes. But the vanilla glaze part was new to me - it was a nice added touch. I highly recommend these cookies -... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Pumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

With Canadian Thanksgiving approaching, I decided to bake two different pumpkin treats this past weekend. First up were my famous pumpkin chocolate chip muffins. These are always a hit! They're so moist and delicious. Now, I'm not claiming that they're the healthiest muffins around, but it's OK to treat yourself every now and then! I've posted... Continue Reading →

S’mores minus the campfire

It's summertime which means camping, campfires and s'mores! But if a campfire is not in your summer plans, you can create your own s'mores at home. Here's a tasty s'mores cookie recipe. These cookies are soft and chewy and include your favourite s'mores ingredients - chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows! Give this recipe a try... Continue Reading →

Christmas Baking: Sugar Cookies

This past Saturday my mom and I had our annual Christmas baking spree at the farm. We made five different things including caramelitas, mini chocolate cream cheese cupcakes, sugar cookies, marshmallow balls and cinnamon rollups. I've already shared the caramelitas and chocolate cream cheese cupcakes recipes on this blog. Click on the links to check them... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Cowboy Cookies

Looking for a new chocolate chip cookie recipe? Try these tasty Cowboy Cookies. This recipe is a farm neighbor's and is featured in the Purves Country Kitchen cookbook. We prefer our chocolate chip cookies flat and chewy and I've perfected this recipe so they turn out just right. In order to get them that way I use Pampered Chef stoneware... Continue Reading →

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