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Peanut Butter Cookies

Homemade Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies - Okanagan - British Columbia

I don’t bake much in the summer since it’s too hot to turn the oven on, but today was a cool day so it was perfect for getting some gardening done and whipping up a batch of these Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies. There’s something about having all the windows open, fresh cut garden flowers on the counter, and peanut butter cookies baking in the oven that just makes a cold Sunday seem perfect. I’ve been making these since I was a kid using Kraft peanut butter, but I’ve since switched to natural peanut butter so I had to make a few minor changes…

Blueberries & Lemons

Homemade Blueberry Lemon Cake - Lake Country, Okanagan, British

Happy Thursday!! I spent the morning whipping up this super tasty Blueberry Lemon cake since I was in a baking mood. Plus it was a great way to use up the last of the Greek yogurt that was in the fridge. I usually make this into a loaf but I was feeling the square cake pan today so I decided to switch it up a little… not that it affects the taste in any way, lol! :P :D As usual, my love for food and creativity had to blend too, so I fended off the hungry family to get a…

It’s Spring!
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2017 Garden Plan Sheet - Okanagan Lake Country Gardening - Free Garden Planning Template Sheet

I’m so excited for Spring!!! Mainly because my seed order has arrived and that makes me one happy girl! I have seeds leftover from last year but I needed to stock up on a few that I ran out of. I also decided to try a bunch of edible flowers instead of my usual random flower choices. This way I can eat ALL the garden goodies, ha! Gardening has been a learning process, and honestly I just do it by trial and error. I try to keep everything written down each year so I remember what worked and what failed (it happens!). From…

Doggy Valentine’s Day

Sweet Valentine's Day - Jaxx Dulik - Mini Photo Shoot
Sweet Valentine's Day - Jaxx Dulik - Mini Photo Shoot

This was a super last minute idea but we went with it! Jaxx got his very own mini Valentine’s Day photo shoot in the studio this morning. Our handsome office love bug is such a good sport and let us have some fun with today’s theme. He’s pretty easy going and patient, as long as we take lots of play breaks in between shots! Happy Valentine’s Day Jaxx! Oh! P.S. If you haven’t already, for more of his handsomeness you can check out his very own IG account @justjaxx_. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Sweet Valentine Cookies

I’ve only ever made sugar cookies during the Christmas holidays, mainly because they’re quite a bit of work and I usually end up with so many that having them in the house is way too dangerous, so I like to make sure I can gift them. But I was really craving vanilla bean sugar cookies and since it’s Valentine’s Day today I thought it was the perfect excuse to get my mixer out and break the rules a little. I’m not a professional cookie decorator and my patience wasn’t that committed, so I kept it simple and had fun with these sweet sugary hearts of…