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Granny Emily Atkins’ Hot Cross Buns

  As the weather starts to get colder, I like the fact that I can turn on the oven and bake bread without baking everyone in the house at the same time!! I thought it would be nice to take a crack at a recipe that has been in my husband’s family for many years.… Continue reading Granny Emily Atkins’ Hot Cross Buns


Raising Bees

Bees are truly amazing little creatures. My family has always been fascinated with them, so when a friend of mine who lives on the West coast mentioned that there were these little bees called Mason bees that you could raise in your back yard, I couldn’t resist. I started by searching online for a local… Continue reading Raising Bees


Hot Cross Buns

Originally posted on LazyDayz:
If you like to make bread these hot cross buns will be a nice addition to your repertoire. They are very simple to make and taste wonderful. Since it’s almost Easter I thought it would be nice to try out some new Easter recipes. We always buy hot cross buns, so I…


Pumpkin Pie Muffins

Originally posted on LazyDayz:
The taste of pumpkin pie in a muffin. I know that fall is not quite here, but the kids are going back to school and I just can’t help getting into the “fall feeling”. We stopped by our local farm stand and the pumpkins had made an entrance. So I decided…


The Best No-Knead Crusty Bread

I came across this recipe for No-Knead Crusty bread and decided to give it a try. This is truly the best bread I have ever made and it will now be my go to recipe. Last night after dinner I put double the ingredients from this recipe into a bowl and mixed together. I left… Continue reading The Best No-Knead Crusty Bread


Maple Bacon Baked Beans

Originally posted on LazyDayz:
Baked beans may take two days to prepare but you won’t go back to tinned beans after you try these! Although I grew up in Saskatchewan, my family background is French Canadian. So I had the good fortune of growing up bilingual and getting to eat some classic French Canadian dishes.…