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 make Candy Apples

Candy Apples are a fun activity for the family, are cheap and easy to make, inspire nostalgia, and are a tasty way to use some of the bountiful apples this ...


How I Did That: Ronan The Accuser Makeup Tutorial

Ever since making my husband’s Ronan the Accuser costume, I’ve had a ...

Vampires Are Alive – Eurodance Mondays

For a Halloween installment of Eurodance Mondays, I have an EPIC music ...

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

Update: Alex will be appearing on “Good Morning America” this Halloween! Halloween ...

Blood Orange Truffle Cake

To start off a week straight of cake recipes, I’m proud to ...

Real Wedding Inspiration – Halloween Wedding

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

Decorated Sugar Cookies

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

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Maple Walnut Spiced Pumpkin Buns

Yesterday, I was supposed to post something Thankgiving-y… but got sidetracked in favour of a big political rant. So, with less than a week to go before Thanksgiving, here’s that post We were up in Duluth this weekend, enjoying the fall colours, and photographing the Northern Lights for our first time ever. (My first time […]

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Canada, We Need to Talk

Today I have “write a Thanksgiving blog entry” on my schedule, as Canadian Thanksgiving is only a week away. The first thing I read this morning was an article about a young Muslim woman being attacked in Toronto, and all thoughts of turkey and pumpkin pie left my head. Apologies in advance, I have to […]

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Smoked French Fries Recipe

Sometimes, laziness is the mother of invention. A couple weeks ago, I was deep frying something for Hedonistic Hops – wings, if I recall correctly. The recipe shoot was doubling as supper, and we hadn’t really planned on a side, outside of a couple artistically placed celery sticks. We did have some leftover smoked potatoes […]

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So.. You Want to Audition for MasterChef…

Every year, I receive a batch of emails right around this time – people who are considering, or who have already signed up to audition for MasterChef. Very excited people, full of big dreams, just looking for whatever tips I may have. The TL;DR? Don’t. Let me elaborate, but first a bit of disclaimer / […]

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How I Made That: Triceracop Cosplay

If you haven’t seen Kung Fury yet, drop what you’re doing and go watch it. This blog post can wait. It’s 30 minutes long, and up on Youtube, HERE. Isn’t it magnificent? We saw it a few weeks before Convergence, and decided that we needed – NEEDED! – to make a Triceracop costume as a […]

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