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Planting for Honey Bees During National Planting Week!
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Planting for Honey Bees During National Planting Week!
I am thrilled to partner again with the Bees Matter initiative for 2017! Bees Matter is a Canadian website that partners with beekeepers, scientists, environmentalists and everyday Canadians to improve honey bee health and colonies. You can find valuable information on honey bees health and colon...
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Last Week At The Magpie Farm: Chicken Tractor Build!
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I have long been planning and pricing out how to get the chickens out into the pasture safely and on a budget. I love to research ideas to the smallest detail and research the best way to do things. I get these traits from my father who loves to consult his collected stash of consumer […] T...
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Magic Caramel Pudding Cake
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I LOVE pudding cakes and this caramel pudding cake is no exception. There is nothing better than a quick, throw it together cake that bakes up with the batter on top and a delicious sauce on the bottom.  By now I am sure that everyone has seen the Chocolate Fudge cake, videos abound on Facebook [...
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Stonewall Whisky Cocktail Recipe
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Sometimes simple cocktails are some of the best ones. This is one of those cocktails. If you like Whisky, this one is for you, it’s called a Stonewall Whisky Cocktail and it’s super simple to prepare. Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era. The bulk of the cocktail recipes I en...
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Chocolate Banana Buttermilk Bundt Cake
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When I am desperate to bake something, whether it’s because I need: a) the stress relief of baking something, anything just let me bake! b) a sweet tooth fix c) both are the same thing, no? …I usually end up rummaging through my tickle trunk of ingredients and see what my mind comes u...
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Bluebird Cocktail Recipe
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The best part about this Bluebird cocktail recipe, aside from the taste of course, is that I have glasses that match the cocktail recipe EXACTLY. I mean seriously. Check out this glass? Epic isn’t it? What are the odds? Well, sadly they are pretty good considering my obsession with vintage ...
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Dutch Oven Pot Roast
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If there is one thing I cook year round, it’s pot roasts. True, I might not make a Dutch Oven pot roast during the summer months (but then again, I am thinking of getting central air conditioning installed because I’m really tired of working in a boiling hot kitchen, which will happen...
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My Edmonton Staycation at the Holiday Inn Express West Edmonton Mall Area!
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My Edmonton Staycation at the Holiday Inn Express West Edmonton Mall Area!
  Staycations in your own city are vastly underrated, in my opinion and staycations where you stay at a hotel in your own city are even MORE undervalued! The traditional staycation is staying in your own house and exploring the attractions in the city and perhaps staying a night or two in a ...
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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookie Recipe
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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookie Recipe
If there’s one thing that reminds me of my childhood, it’s sugar cookies. You’ll find them everywhere from Disneyland to Starbucks (and many places in between) and they are just one of those pretty cookies children are drawn to. This recipe is from my sister, Angela and is one of the best rolled ...
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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookie Recipe
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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookie Recipe
If there’s one thing that reminds me of my childhood, it’s sugar cookies. You’ll find them everywhere from Disneyland to Starbucks (and many places in between) and they are just one of those pretty cookies children are drawn to. This recipe is from my sister, Angela and is one o...
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