Lavender Olive Oil Cake

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This July my family welcomed our first 4th-generation member, a little baby boy. I have never experienced such a profound feeling of awe, wonder and love in a single moment. Oh, to be an aunt! I have a lifetime ahead Continue reading

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Time for Cake


Cake Collage

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Those darn storm clouds kept lingering around Vancouver’s skies with intermittent showers all weekend long! Continue reading

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Baby Shower Sugar Cookies

IMG_4346Vancouver, I hope you had a brilliant weekend!!  It was the warmest of the year according to

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Paleo Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

IMG_4308For whatever reason, today felt like the right day to make some cookies. Maybe it was
Vancouver’s gloomy overcast skies that made me want to stay indoors and bake? Maybe it was a mid-week Wednesday thing? Who knows. What I do know, is that Continue reading

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Chocolate Pear Tart


Simple, beautiful and delicious: The three most important qualities for a successful baking project. It doesn’t always turn out that way however. We’ve all been there.. elbow deep in cookie dough on step eleven of some fussy recipe. The Kitchen Aid mixer is blasting on full speed and beads of sweat are dripping down our brows from attempts to maintain masterful multi-tasking. It doesn’t help that the kitchen is slowly turning into a Norwegian sweat-lodge as oven temperatures escalate in conjunction with our blood pressure levels. Continue reading

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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Layer Cake

Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter Layer Cake | Blue Owl TreatsOh hello again! How are you doing? I am very happy to be jotting out a blog post for you today and to be lounging in my Continue reading

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Blueberry Banana Almond Meal Muffins


You know that old expression “you are what you eat?” Well, I hate to admit it but I went through this embarrassing phase in my life where I pretty much lived off muffins… and coffee. So as far as that expression goes, I would be a Continue reading

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