Pumpkin in Your Tummy- 3 Ways

Today was National Dessert Day. I happily indulged in some homemade larabars that I prepared a few days ago. Extra fudgy mmm…It was also my birthday, happy birthday to me. How beautiful is this set of flowers. Thank you to my friends April and Jenn for this special surprise.

The upcoming week will be a busy week in terms of school, I pretty much spent the day on my butt and giving it my all to avoid distractions. Last weekend was an amazing few days spent in Waterloo with my friends Mavis and Jona. I count that as my blessed birthday present.

And exactly one week ago was Thanksgiving here in Canada, which means…pumpkin! There are 3 recipes I will be sharing.

The first one is this pumpkin loaf. I mentioned in the last post that I found this recipe at the farmers market. After making some changes to the recipe and baking it at home, I am very happy with how it came out. It was not too sweet and was very moist and dense. Continue reading

“One Lovely Blog Award”

A big thanks and hugs go to Nicole from Cauldrons and Cupcakes for nominating me with this award in May. If you don’t already know, Nicole writes thought-provoking posts about optimism, peace+love, and bettering ourselves as a person. She also has many recipes for sweet treats and healthy eats.

I have to say that the best thing about blogging is finding others with the same interest, being encouraged and learning new things from people around the world. It was an unexpected event to be receiving the nomination but I’m thrilled and I appreciate it very much.  I’m not proud of posting this so much later but here it is!

The Rules for Award participation are:

  • Link back to the blogger who nominated you.
  • Paste the award image on your blog, anywhere.
  • Tell them 7 facts about yourself.
  • Nominate 15 other blogs you like for this award.
  • Contact the bloggers that you have chosen to let them know that they have been nominated.
  • Resume blogging your regular posts.

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