Boots, Holiday

A Year of Boots

Happy New Year everyone, and welcome to 2017! I'm very excited to see what this new year brings me, and so grateful for my fantastic 2016. I got an amazing new job, met some amazing new people and am very happy to be bringing it all into the new year with me! One of my… Continue reading A Year of Boots

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Desserts, Holiday, Recipe

Soft Raisin Cookies

Today is National Sugar Cookie Day, the day we celebrate all things cookies! In honour of this wonderful day, I thought I would share another one of my favourite cookie recipes; this one out of one of my new cookbooks, Butter Celebrates. Baker and cookbook author Rosie Daykin has a cute collection of cookbooks inspired by… Continue reading Soft Raisin Cookies

DIY, Holiday

DIY Christmas Candle Holders

I saw a really great DIY Project on one of my favourite shows CityLine last week. Designer's Colin & Justin had a segment featuring different crafty ideas and one of them seemed easy enough for me to give it a shot! They showed how to make really neat hurricane candle holders using materials all from the… Continue reading DIY Christmas Candle Holders

Holiday

Remembrance Day

This Remembrance Day, I hope everyone takes a moment to pause and reflect on the men & women who have sacrificed their lives in order for us to live ours today. Most Canadians have at least one family member who proudly served in the Canadian military, and for me it was my Great-Great-Grandfather, John Kennedy, a… Continue reading Remembrance Day

Holiday

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! As someone who actually IS Irish, I thought I might share a few Irish and St. Patrick's day facts to celebrate this green holiday! 1. St. Patrick was actually not Irish! He was born in Britain around 400 AD. According to folklore, he was kidnapped by Irish pirates when he was… Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day!