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Recipes

Make Your Own Popsicles That Everyone Will Love

Make Your Own Popsicles

What an incredibly beautiful summer we are having in Ontario.  Now, with only a week away from the start of a new school year, summer feels like it’s quickly disappearing.  I’m trying to hold on to our summer fun as long as i possibly can.  Summertime is never complete without popsicle treats.  What better popsicles than those you can make at home yourself.  I have made a variety of tasty popsicle treats this summer and would love to share with you two of my favourite flavour creations.    They are sweet, refreshing and best of all, they’re made with summer fruits. There’s still a few weeks left I’m sure of this beautiful summer weather.  So,  here are two easy recipe ideas that you can use to make your own popsicles that everyone will love.

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Biz Tips

19 Free Blogging Tools to Look Like a Blogging Pro

19 Free Blogging Tools to Look Like a Blogging Pro

Well, as a new blogger, I’m surprised and admittedly sometimes overwhelmed by how much there is to learn and do to get a blog started.  So, during my last 5 weeks, I have relied heavily on several blogging tools that have helped me get organized and run my blog effectively.  Currently, I use a variety of tools and apps that I’m loving and the best part is that they’re all free.  It amazes me how many great resources are available to us!  So, here are my favourite 19 free blogging tools to look like a blogging pro that I would love to share with all of you.

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DIY Projects

DIY Faux Marble Cutting Board for $4

faux marble cutting board

When entertaining family and friends, I love to provide a variety snacks and treats for everyone to enjoy.  I try to put in some effort to display the foods in appealing ways.  Currently, using a variety of cutting boards to displays snacks is very trendy.  There is a great variety of boards: various woods, marble and other stones.  Some can be quite expensive. So, what about a DIY cutting board?

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Biz Tips

7 Secrets To Self-Promotion

Self-promotion is probably the most challenging aspect to building a brand and moving your business plan forward.  I know it’s the scariest part for me!  However, there are strategies to self-promotion that will help you overcome some of your doubts and make you successful in promoting yourself and your business.  I have narrowed down these strategies to 7 secrets to self-promotion.

There’s no easy fix to make self-promotion easier.  Why is promoting your business so difficult? For me, I don’t think it’s a natural part of my personality.  It’s hard for me to confidently talk about what I’m working on.  I’m not an extrovert at all so I really need to have strategies in my pocket that I can rely on that will help me purposefully take intentional actions to self-promote a new idea, or blog post or service.  For others, negative comments from others or the fear of failing makes self-promotion SO challenging.

7 Secrets to Self-Promotion

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Recipes

Best Banana Blueberry Bread Ever

Are you looking for the best banana bread recipe ever?  Well look no further…this easy-to-make recipe takes literally only 5 minutes to mix up. It’s that easy!  Without a doubt, this is the best banana blueberry bread recipe that you’ll go back to you time and time again.  Irresistible!

banana blueberry bread

I always enjoy being able to bake a special treat for my family.  But let’s face it, living a busy life at home and work, I need to make sure that the recipes I use are easy to follow and taste delicious.  This banana blueberry bread recipe will not disappoint!  My kids literally run down the stairs once they begin smelling the yummy scents of the bread baking.  What a great treat for anytime of the day but I find it super easy to slice up and have ready for the family as a quick breakfast option before everyone scatters out the door to start the day.  Isn’t banana bread great anytime of the year?  Also, I love adding different fruits and nuts to the recipe depending on my mood.  Don’t forget chocolate chips!

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