Caturday, Halloween Edition (We are Horrible People!)

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a Caturday entry. What better time to restart, than the present? Of course, with it being Halloween season, the answer to “What theme ...

Halloween Themed Shooters

Halloween is about a week away – Yay! I love this time of year … the fall weather, the changing color of the leaves, and the fun of Halloween. I ...

How to Carve a Halloween Pumpkin Like a Pro – Expert Guest Post!

Update: Alex will be appearing on “Good Morning America” this Halloween! Halloween is such a fun time, and my husband and I look forward to it all year. Thing is, ...


How to Make Thranduil’s Elven King Crown (Costume Tutorial)

Almost a year ago, I decided to dress my husband up as ...

How to Make Weeping Angel Costumes – Costuming Tutorial

So, it’s been about a week and a half since we won ...

“Game Day” Fruity Glazed Popcorn Recipe

Glazed popcorn was the first recipe I ever had published, back when ...

Real Wedding Inspiration – Halloween Wedding

Now that it’s mid October, Twitter and the wedding blogs are lighting ...

How to make Candy Apples

Candy Apples are a fun activity for the family, are cheap and ...

Decorated Sugar Cookies

Well, Halloween is just around the corner, so now’s a great time ...

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Southern Comfort Glazed Ham Recipe

Last week, we celebrated Thanksgiving. Well, the first of two, anyway – the joys of being a 2-nationality marriage! Last week was Canadian, then we celebrate US Thanksgiving in November. Life is good Anyway, we decided to have a ham for Canadian, turkey for American this year. For the ham, we were trying to pick […]

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Gluten-Free Maple Pumpkin Pie with Maple Cream

It’s been almost exactly 1 year since I set up a Kickstarter campaign for the gluten free cookbook I’d been considering developing. It was wildly successful – almost double-funding! – and I worked really hard to product the BEST recipes for gluten-free cooking and baking. Well, today is the day! The official release date for […]

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Maple Bourbon Glazed Carrots Recipe

This weekend, we celebrated Thanksgiving. I may live in the USA, but I’m Canadian, and Thanksgiving happens in early October! We’d decided early on that we’d be having a ham for this Thanksgiving, and turkey for my husband’s (American) Thanksgiving. Mashed potatoes were a given… but I had NO idea what kind of a vegetable […]

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Costuming & Cosplay Tutorial : Maleficent’s Staff

Remember the Maleficent Costume I made for one of my two Convergence masquerade entry this year? It’s since become our MOST asked about costume, with an insane amount of emails about it. It was a huge project, my first collaborative masquerade entry, and – I’m SO proud to say! – is apparently the most accurate […]

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Wild Rice & Sausage Stuffed Peppers

After the past few months of takeout, convenience foods, and generally processed crap, it feels really good to have my schedule freed up enough to get back to cooking for fun. Add in the fact that we’re now trying to eat a bit healthier – more veggies, less processed stuff, etc – AND the fact […]

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