Simple flavorful banana bread slices

Simple, Flavorful Banana Bread

My simple flavorful banana bread recipe has been evolving for years. For a while, it had everything but the kitchen sink – coconut, lime, chopped dates, and nuts. I used to make this for bake sales for my sons’ preschool. I was always so flattered when people would buy the entire loaf. After the first … Continue reading Simple, Flavorful Banana Bread

Laser Skin Resurfacing – an Adventure

Last year I chose to have my eyelids lifted by Dr. Buonassisi at 8 West Clinic in Vancouver (recently voted best in Vancouver for cosmetic surgery and treatments). I am still delighted with the results. I look much better, and it is so natural looking. I was delighted to collaborate with 8 West clinic on … Continue reading Laser Skin Resurfacing – an Adventure

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Boozy Homemade Butterscotch Ice Cream with Eggless and Dairy free versions

I planned a pizza night with my son and some friends. He requested Homemade Butterscotch Ice Cream for dessert. It took a bit of research but I found out that butterscotch flavor originally came from cooking brown sugar with butter. Sounded yummy. I found many recipes that used butterscotch flavoring but I wanted the real … Continue reading Boozy Homemade Butterscotch Ice Cream with Eggless and Dairy free versions

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Upcycle a Wood Tray – an easy DIY project

These old trays have been hanging around for a while. They are beaten up and don't match anything. I decided to upcycle a wood tray to match my current decor. This is an easy project that takes several days only because there is a fair bit of waiting for stuff to dry. I had everything … Continue reading Upcycle a Wood Tray – an easy DIY project

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Virtual Private Network – Do you need one?

The answer is "Yes!" You need a Virtual Private Network. Fortunately, they are not expensive and are easy to use. This post contains affiliate links. Should you choose to purchase via these links I will receive a small commission. This will not increase the cost of your purchase. Thank you! The internet was not created … Continue reading Virtual Private Network – Do you need one?