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colleen banman
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Aunt Joan's Ganache
My Aunt Joan gave me a recipe for ganache when I was newly married and I had no clue what it was but I love anything chocolate and this recipe quickly became one of my favourites. Ganache is really versatile.  Here are a few of my favourite past uses for it...

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Fancy Food: Watermelon Squares
This almost feels silly to type out because there isn't much to this recipe but it tastes great and the presentation is fantastic so I thought I'd share it as an awesome option for a cute little something to bring to the end of the year parties, or to serve...

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Mexican Shredded Chicken
I like to find easy ways to do things.  I really like to find easy ways when it comes to cooking because, if we are being really honest, I don't really enjoy the task.   At all. Ya I said it. Ironically, I feed 8 people three meals a day so I have been extr...

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Dr. Mike's Detox Smoothie
My husband created this smoothie.  Some of my kids love it, others are not impressed.  That's kind of how things go around here though.  We don't get down about the whining or complaining, we keep focused on what the long term goal is.  If we make an amazin...

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Nutcracker Ballet 2013
Mikayla was in the Nutcracker this winter! It was a wonderful experience for her and I must admit I loved every second of it too! Check out the photos: Soldiers {she's third from the right} Mirliton hanging out in the dressing roomH Probably my favourite pi...

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A Trip To Cali, Colombia
In September, We flew to Cali, Colombia. Ya, all 8 of us. It was an amazing trip! Ready for take off! We drove to LA and flew from LA-Colombia.   Caleb got to be one of the guys with his Colombian "brothers" Santiago and Joseph. We may have broken a few Nor...

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Halloween 2013
Here's Halloween, start to finish, in no particular order, just uploaded off the camera with a few comments added. {because with no pressure to be perfect, I can still produce blog posts:} Something about a new house and new neighbours, I felt inspired to m...
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