Month: June 2016

Golden Pumpkin Pancakes

So colourful veggie pancakes has been my thing as of late. We’ve done green pancakes (zucchini with the skin on), pink pancakes (beetroot), and then I thought…how about pumpkin for golden pancakes? I baked the pumpkin then pureed it with milk. Basically the original pancake recipe is 1 cup flour, 1 egg and 1 cup

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You are My Everything…NOT

Saying ‘”I do” doesn’t mean becoming co-dependent I am a romantic. I used to be, anyway. I loved watching and reading about all-consuming loves like in Moulin Rogue and all those sappy Nicholas Sparks novels. I always dreamed of getting married and having kids young. I loved the thought of loving and being loved, needing and being

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Sleep Training a 4-Month-Old Baby: Day 1

I haven’t written anything substantial this week because I’ve just been exhausted and sleep-deprived. Our household has just recovered from the flu/bronchiolitis and it was a very rough two weeks of just holding my 4-month-old day and night for her to sleep. And I don’t mean putting her on me and sleeping! I mean holding her while standing and swaying! I had

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Pink Beetroot Pancakes

A couple weeks ago, I decided to attempt to add beetroot to pancakes and smoothies since it turns things pink…and little girls like all things pink, right? So I bought a bunch of beets, wrapped them in foil, baked them whole, peeled them, sliced them, let them cool, put them into Ziplock bags and kept them in the freezer. My

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Let Your Toddler Help in The Kitchen: Give them the knife!

I’ve always been a big fan of the Montessori way of teaching kids’ life skills which includes learning to cook, using real kitchen utensils, and learning to be independent from a young age. I know a lot of people who ban their kids from entering kitchens due to the “dangers” lurking within, but there is honestly so

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