We have a lot of apples in our house after our apple picking excursion so when my good friend Joleen sent me a recipe for apple loaf I made it as soon as I could! She's never sent me a recipe that wasn't a winner and this is no different. The top of the loaf tastes like it has a streusel and it's excellent with coffee, tea or warm apple cider.
3 cups flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup vegetable oil
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I always have big plans to start my holiday cards early. It doesn't always work out that I actually get them into the mail as early as I'd like, but as soon as the cool fall weather hits I start looking online to try and decide which Christmas card I'm going to pick for our family. This year I'm happy to be offering another early bird a prize pack of gorgeous holiday postcards from Minted!
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My girls are so excited for Halloween this year; every morning Ashlyn asks if she gets to go trick or treating today! Clearly creating anticipation for Halloween isn't a problem around here. We've been watching “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That – Tricks and Treats" and “WordWorld – A Kooky, Spooky Halloween" since last October so I was very happy to be able to introduce the girls to a brand new Halloween movie from NCircle, “Sid the Science Kid – Sid’s Spooky Halloween".
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We finally got to Mountain Apple Orchards to pick some apples on the weekend and I'm so glad that we did! The girls had a blast picking - and eating - apples right from the tree, and we scored some delicious apple cider, apple donuts and a tart cherry and apple jelly that I'm planning to use on a baked brie soon. Next year we'll be sure to go over the Labour Day weekend to get the honeycrisps!
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It's that time of year again - a chill is in the air, school/programs are back in full swing and it's time to start thinking about the holidays! I'm putting together my second annual Holiday Gift Guide and there are still some available spots, so if you have a product that you think would be a great fit for Not Just Baby Brain, please fill out the form below or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Potential features may include, but are not limited to:
toys for toddlers
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