Creative LMent

I believe that creativity is a powerful skill that can be practiced and developed. I hope my blog inspires you to find your very own "creative lment". ~LM

Snickerdoodle Treats

Just a quick post to show you the cookie treats I made this weekend (to show my appreciation to a helpful neighbour). Inside I placed some tasty, homemade snickerdoodle cookies.  They were the … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Smore’s Bars

To celebrate National Smore’s Day this week (August 10th), I decided to whip up a batch of these campfire inspired treats for coworkers and friends. I found the idea for … Continue reading

August 8, 2011 · 1 Comment

Halifax Pride Parade 2011

Today, friends and I attended the annual Pride Parade here in Halifax, which as it turns out, is Canada’s fourth largest – and the largest in Atlantic Canada.   I … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · 2 Comments

Toronto 2011

After seeing U2 play their 360 Tour at the Gilette Stadium in Massachusetts, and again at the Rose Bowl in California, my husband decided we should see them one last … Continue reading

July 17, 2011 · 2 Comments

Slow Cooker Barley Vegetable Soup

Perhaps my lack of vegetable consumption over the past few weeks had finally caught up with me – because this weekend I had homemade vegetable soup on the brain.  In … Continue reading

June 12, 2011 · 2 Comments

Blueberry Oatmeal Crumble Bars

I swear, it’s been raining in Halifax for about 12 straight weeks now.  Eyeing the plump blueberries at our local grocer, I decided it was time to make a summer inspired … Continue reading

June 8, 2011 · 2 Comments

Chocolate Torte w/Cream Cheese Frosting

Whether you plan to make this for a loved one – or make with a friend, be prepared to have some fun!

April 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Chad’s Ginger Molasses Cookies

Like the ones from the grocery store bakery!

April 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Superbowl Sunday: A Baker’s Perspective

Happy Super Bowl Sunday!   Its a day where a gal like me can stretch her skills a bit making sport related edibles without feeling like a complete poser.  I admit … Continue reading

February 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Girl’s Day In: Baking!

I have learned over the years that shared experiences can be incredibly bonding. For people I am just getting to know, a joint activity provides focus.  For people that I know … Continue reading

January 24, 2011 · 4 Comments

Tea Biscuits

I’m very much a homebody at heart –  so the cool Nova Scotia winters tend to keep me inside for most of the season. Looking out the window on this … Continue reading

January 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Newfoundland Marshmallow Snowballs

These tasty treats are a Newfoundland favourite – and therefore a favourite of mine!

November 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Orange Cranberry Biscotti

Just a few simple baked goods and some pretty packaging – sounds like a simple gift giving formula just about anyone can follow!

November 10, 2010 · 2 Comments

Little Monster Cupcakes

I mean, just look at all those little faces.

October 25, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Art of the Chocolate Covered Strawberry

  In my 20’s, I thought delights such as champaign were only for weddings and other “fancy” celebrations – a pattern of thinking ingrained from my past experience and a humble upbringing.  After … Continue reading

August 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

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