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DIY Crafts, DIY Kids Activities, DIY Parties & Holidays, Tip Tuesday Videos

Make a Thankful Tree: A Thankgiving Kid’s Craft – Tip Tuesday

Thanksgiving Day is next Monday (for us Canadians), and it’s one of my favourite holidays.

It’s not just for the pumpkin pie and turkey (which I am SO looking forward to this year as it will be the first extended family dinner that I’ve ever hosted in our new house)!

I love Thanksgiving because it forces me to pause, reflect, and remember the blessings we’ve been given.

(NOTE: This post was originally published in October 2013 and has now been updated with a video!)Continue reading

Baking, Dessert, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes

Make a Pumpkin Tart with Nutty Streusel

We Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October, and it’s almost that time of year again! I’m starting to gather my favourite Thanksgiving recipes together so that I’m ready to make our traditional meal which always includes turkey, stuffing, potatoes, veggies, and – of course – a delicious pumpkin pie. This year, I thought it would be fun to put a unique spin on our traditional pumpkin pie. I have strong German roots, and we seem to put a crumb topping (or “struesel“) on almost everything. Streusel adds such a great flavour and crunch to so many desserts! What could be better than topping some pumpkin pie with a crumbly pecan topping? I couldn’t think of anything more delicious for a Fall dessert! Let me show you how to make this tasty pumpkin pie with nutty streusel. I think it will be our new family Thanksgiving fave!Continue reading

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