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Nailed it!

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Have you seen the TV show “Nailed It”? It’s about how amateur bakers try to recreate elaborate designs in baking to win money, and the hilarity that ensues. But it’s really every person’s fantasy when they pick up a cookbook, and flip through page after page of perfectly decorated, impossible to detail, Baked Goods of […]

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Cooking with kids

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My younger daughter loves to bake. She loves to watch videos of people baking and decorating. She loves watching kids baking on TV. I indulge her by getting her cookbooks and aprons, and decorating tips, but secretly I kind of dread the implications. I get mild panic attacks when out of the blue, she plops […]

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One hour sewing project

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In which, I learn crazy ideas are actually sometimes good ideas, and time is relative. The younger kids in the neighbourhood had a gift exchange project this year called Secret Penguin, whereby they were given a person’s name and list of their favourite things. The idea was to make a gift or re-gift something you […]