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Cochinita Pibil MéxiCanada! | Mexican Pulled Pork | Slow Cooker Recipe Hop

Cochinita Pibil MéxiCanada! | Mexican Pulled Pork | Slow Cooker Recipe Hop

Autumn is my absolute favourite season for cooking, because I can pull out my slow cooker and let it work its magic on our weekly meals! Stews, soups, slow-cooked roasts, and of course… pulled pork! I discovered the deliciousness that is pulled pork as an […]

Easy Embroidered Pillow | Ikea Hack | There for the Making

Easy Embroidered Pillow | Ikea Hack | There for the Making

I always admired my grandmother’s beautiful embroidery skills, and wondered how she turned that bag of coloured thread into intricate, charming designs. I’ve attempted a few little quasi-embroidery projects in the past (a few little felt Christmas ornaments and some extraordinarily bad embroidered names on […]

A Wild & Moody Hand-Tied Bouquet | Spotlight on Les Jardins de Frieda Bella

A Wild & Moody Hand-Tied Bouquet | Spotlight on Les Jardins de Frieda Bella

When I say “shop local”, what do you think of? Fresh produce from a farmers’ market. Locally-made clothing, accessories, gifts bought in a boutique rather than a big-box store. One-of-a-kind home decor from a flea market or small shop. But there are SO many other […]