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A Trifecta of Treats ✺ Three Versions of Nice Cream

Have I mentioned that I have a thing for ice cream? Oh, let’s not beat around the bush: I love it. I do I do I do I do I do. 1,151 more words

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On Frizz & Hot Summer Days ❦ Strawberry Yogourt Smoothie Pops

Fuzzball. That’s what they called me for a time back in elementary school.

My mother did my hair for me in the morning, brushing it, then pulling the front back and securing it with a barrette. 561 more words

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A Strawberry Cream Cake for Canada Day

Happy Canada Day! Canadians from coast to coast to coast are celebrating our nation’s 148th birthday today at all manner of gatherings, public and private. And just think, my urban cottage has been here for about two-thirds of that time. 884 more words

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Welcome to Urban Cottage Life ❦ Cherry & Lemon Macaroon Meringues

Welcome to Urban Cottage Life, formerly known as Life Through the Kitchen Window. Yes, after much deliberation I’ve decided to rename and redesign the blog — a big step after almost four years! 492 more words

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A Food Revolution of Sorts ❊ Peanut Butter Cookies

The internet may not need another peanut butter cookie recipe, but that’s okay because I don’t profess to offer up what the internet needs. You, however, may need a classic peanut butter cookie recipe that’s been updated to cut down on the refined sugar. 814 more words

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Classic With a Twist ✲ Coconut Sugar Caramel

Who doesn’t like a drizzle of sticky, sweet caramel over ice cream, a slice of cake or simply your finger? That’s a rhetorical question; no need to answer. 681 more words

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Humble or Luxurious ❊ Banana Bread with Cinnamon-Scented Maple Butter

A few weeks ago my son-in-law mentioned that if I made some banana bread he’d be happy to help me eat it. Then a week or so later he suggested it would be a good idea to post a banana bread recipe on the blog. 710 more words

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