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Bake Vanilla Yogurt Streusel Banana Muffins

March 28, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Vanilla Yogurt Streusel Banana Muffins by The DIY Mommy

I have a thing for sweet muffins (as evidenced by this recipe and the one you’re about to read). I also enjoy making banana bread and banana muffins… we always pile our over-ripe bananas in …

Make Easy Rose Cupcakes

February 12, 2014 – 9:00 am |
How to Make Easy Rose Cupcakes by The DIY Mommy

Valentine’s Day is this week, and one of the traditions my girls and I seem to be forming for VDay is making simple (but impressive looking!) rose cupcakes. I totally cheat and make cupcakes with …

Make a Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift

December 18, 2013 – 9:00 am |
DIY Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift - sugar cookies in a jar, a cookie cutter, hot chocolate mix in a jar, and hot chocolate spoons!

We have had far too many Snow Days here for my liking lately. A couple of weeks ago, the temperature dropped to -44 degrees (celcius) with the windchill! We’ve also had several feet of snow …

German Baking: Honey Cakes (Honigkuchen)

December 9, 2013 – 9:00 am |
German Baking: Honey Cakes (Honigkuchen) - The DIY Mommy

This German recipe for Honey Cakes (or “honigkuchen”) is from my Great Auntie Betty and it’s a cake traditionally made at Christmas time. I find the taste and texture of this cake very unique, and …

Make Salted Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies

November 27, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Salted ChocoSalted Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies by The DIY Mommylate Caramel Pecan Candies by The DIY Mommy

I’m a huge sucker for Christmas baking and candy making. Every year, I try really hard to make a Christmas baking plan in November, and then start executing it weekly until my freezer is full …

German Baking: Marble Bundt Cake

November 17, 2013 – 8:16 pm |
German Baking: Marble Bundt Cake by The DIY Mommy

I finally had a day last week to bake, and it was wonderful. I’ve missed baking. I find it so relaxing!
It’s slightly dangerous, though. I’m a huge fan of eating baked goods too. This marble …

Make Light & Lemony Easy Eggs Benedict

October 10, 2013 – 10:33 am |
Light and Lemony Easy Eggs Benedict Recipe - The DIY Mommy

I have had a really, really strong craving for eggs benedict during this pregnancy. Like, a really, really intense urge to shove creamy & eggy english muffins in my mouth one after the other.
I have …

German Baking: Apple Crumb Cake (Apfel Streuselkuchen)

October 1, 2013 – 1:52 pm |
German Baking: Apple Crumb Cake - The DIY Mommy

If you come from a German background like I do, you’ll know that baking is very high on the priority list.
I love my German heritage. I think it’s part of why I like to make …

Make a DIY Vegan & Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Latte

September 24, 2013 – 9:36 pm |
DIY Vegan & Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Late - The DIY Mommy

Now that my taste for coffee is finally back (it’s one of the things I dislike about pregnancy), I’m excited to indulge in some Fall-ish drinks!
Pumpkin Spice Lattes are AH-MAZING, and last year I found …

Handmade Bruschetta on Flatbread: Two Family-Friendly Ways (+ Win A Serrated Tomato Knife & Cutting Board – Giveaway Ends 08/31)

August 6, 2013 – 8:00 am | 60 Comments
Handmade Bruschetta on Flatbread: Two Family-Friendly Ways - The DIY Mommy

I don’t know about you, but lunch at my house can sometimes be a little frustrating. While I’m craving something full of flavour (like a chicken vegetable wrap with lots of sauce and spices), …