the. best. peanut butter cake ever

There’s a time and place for ‘clean eating’, and when the S.O. specifically asks ‘as is’ and ‘no substitutions’, you oblige… and sometimes, all that butter and all that sugar… equals YUMMY GOODNESS. The Cake:* 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup butter, softened 4 eggs 1 (18.25 ounce) package butter cake mix 2/3 cup…

life’s better with pom poms

Pom Poms. Pom Poms are the best. That is my statement.  They are round, symmetrical, colorful, bursts of life! I knew when I saw these tiny balls of fun at Dollarama, that I had to have them. And now, I’m going to show you some images of that will make you feel… things. ahhhh.. what…

Banksy inspired painting

A neutral apartment is like my blank canvas. I love having a good set of furniture in neutral colours… and then adding ‘character’? That’s the really fun part involving shopping, art, more shopping… But to start, we needed some colour on our white walls. When I first saw on Pinterest a DIY about transferring paper…

never a bad time to bake brownies

Caring for a very sick S.O. today, and while I didn’t find setting up a snot tissues bag or prepping a sinus rinse formula particularly appealing (but lovingly and happily I did it of course!), I did take to the very desperate request for some fresh brownies. So off on my quest I went to…

good things start with banana bread

Today I decided to bake something worth the mess I’m making… That, and I was hoarding two too ripe bananas in the fridge, and my boyfriend threatened to throw it out unless I made something within the week. So I made banana bread. I used to bake all the time, but I’ve had a long hiatus…