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Homemade Vanilla Extract

Informed Papa was given a couple of bottles of alcohol as corporate gifts for Christmas last year. We aren’t big drinkers so I repurposed the grog into something more useful for us. I made vanilla extract. Here is how to … Continue reading

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Raw onion bread

I’m always on the lookout for snack food ideas and I enjoy making new things in my dehydrator. This raw onion bread has become a staple around here and I’ve made it probably monthly for the past six months or … Continue reading

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More healthy party food (AKA a party without packets)

Last year I shared some pics from Boy Wonder’s 2nd birthday party with healthier food options. Remember the watermelon shark? When Sunshine Girl turned one last September we had a little party in a park for her, and my goal … Continue reading

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The love it deserves: a post dedicated to my sourdough starter and a couple of deceased goldfish.

When I was in high school I had a pet fish that thrived on neglect. He lived in a glass fish bowl in my bathroom (I was fortunate to have my own ensuite from age 13 until I moved out … Continue reading

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Party time!

When Boy Wonder turned two I put on a morning tea for him and invited family over. He has enough cousins, Aunties and Uncles that we didn’t invite friends, there wouldn’t have been room! Most birthday celebrations for children involve … Continue reading

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Banana Bread Informed Mama Style

Bananas are cheap at the moment. I stocked up on plenty with the plan to experiment with some different muffin and bread recipes. Earlier this evening I made the following recipe and I am pleased to report the results are … Continue reading

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