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Festival Finds

One of my favourite events of the year happened this weekend: the MCC Festival for World Relief. This is where thousands of people gather at the Tradex to eat, bid, buy, donate and visit all in support of MCC’s work … Continue reading

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Sustainable Festivities

One of the events that our family will never miss is the MCC Festival for World Relief held each year in Abbotsford in September. This huge event has auctions, crafts booths, and garage sales. There’s a children’s area (and kids … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey

When I surf the web and see the plethora of recipe/cooking blogs available I am so encouraged. It seems that scratch cooking is making a resurgence and for those of us who are thrift-minded this is a good thing. At … Continue reading

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Simplifying Life in the Kitchen

My hubby and I have been on a two-week cleanse diet: no caffeine, no sugar, no dairy, no gluten, no red meat, no processed foods. While that sounds kind of onerous, I realized pretty quickly that this is not a … Continue reading

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Food: thrift or nutrition (can you have both?)

I had the distinct pleasure of having dinner last month with two of my favourite people: Daniel and Anna –Marie. I served a yummy stuffed zucchini, cut veggies and fantastic banana cookies and fruit for dessert. It sounds fairly simple … Continue reading

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12 Days of Thrift-hearted Christmas: Day 12 – The Feast

When I think of Christmas, one of the first things that comes to mind so often is the food. Reflecting on my childhood, most of my food memories are around baking. My mom is an amazing baker and it’s at … Continue reading

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