Archive | October, 2015

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Scary Scrabble Stories

It’s the SPOOKY installment of our Monday Game Night! This month’s game night is a two part venture. First, we’re going to play “Scary Scrabble.”  Then, we’re going to improvise stories from the words on the board. 1. Play Scary Scrabble Tonight, we’re going to play Scrabble, but we’ll award double the points for a scary/Halloween […]

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Chewy Pumpkin Cookies with Butterscotch and Chocolate Chips

Now featured on Huffington Post Canada! For the long bus ride up to her school’s camp-out, Bea wanted a nut-free, pumpkin version of the amazing cookies we made last month. So, to work we went, and came up with these beauties: Chewy Pumpkin Cookies with Butterscotch and Chocolate Chips! Fasten your seatbelts, pumpkin lovers. We’ve outdone […]

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Secret Scary Book Swap : All Hallows Read

Give a Scary Book, Share the Joy, Spread the Terror! We are in love, love, love with an amazing concept we only heard about last year: All Hallows Read. It’s a simple and beautiful project. The deal is, on Halloween, or therabouts, you give a kid a scary book or comic book – an appropriate “scary” book or […]

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The Best All Butter Pastry Crust for Pies and Butter Tarts

   If you’re spending your day making Thanksgiving pies and All-Canadian Butter Tarts, you’re probably looking for an amazing pastry crust recipe. Since we have felt so good eating clean this fall, we thought, well, if we’re going to let white flour and sugar into our holiday regime, we don’t want any shortening in there mucking up […]

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Thanksgiving Unplugged : Seven Ways to Take it Easy this Holiday

Following on the heels of our very relaxing September Unplugged, we thought we’d share with you our Fall Holiday edition… Thanksgiving Unplugged : Seven Ways to Take it Easy This Holiday 1. Follow a Magazine Menu from Start to Finish If you’re stuck for ideas or looking for something new, or if you simply want to opt […]

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Apple Picking Peking Duck 2015

Happy October 2015! It’s time to celebrate with Apple Picking Peking Duck! On Saturday, we went on our annual pilgrimage to Applewood Farm and Winery. It was quite a cold and windy day, so we had a shorter trek into the orchards to pull Spartans and Cortlands for our Thanksgiving pies and Fall lunchboxes. But, […]

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