Posted on Monday, 24th May 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I spent Sunday afternoon making Chocolate Thumbprints and Dark Chocolate-Almond Crackles for my niece’s (Vera) bridal shower.  I made Chocolate Thumbprints for the first time last year and everyone quite enjoyed them so I decided to make them again. The

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A close up photo of chocolate thumbprints on a white dish with white doiley on a blue patterned sheet of paper.
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Posted on Friday, 21st May 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Keeping my fingers crossed that the weather will cooperate for the long weekend. We opened the pool yesterday, and if everything goes as planned the gas man will be here today to inspect the heater and fire it up!  Looking

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A close up photo of 3 fudgy chocolate brownies.
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Posted on Thursday, 20th May 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Liana and I had an amazing time at the Xavier Rudd concert last night. Xavier had the entire audience up, dancing and singing.  The light show was amazing.  He wowed us with his talent for playing various musical instruments (didgeridoos,

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A close up photo of a warm strawberry cake decorated with a fresh strawberry and confectioners' sugar, baked in a teacup on a white and blue napkin with a silver spoon.
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Posted on Monday, 17th May 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Great news, my great niece, Charlotte, entered the world on Saturday.  That makes 23 nieces and nephews and 12 great nieces and nephews.  Mom and baby Charlotte are doing fantastic and I believe they will be going home today.  I

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A close up photo of lemon madeleines on a white dish on a pink sheet of paper.
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Posted on Friday, 14th May 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Time seems to be flying by, we are only a few weeks away from the big day. We have finalized the menu, wrapped the gifts for the bridal shower games, wrapped the bomboniere (favours).  We’ve decided on the flowers for

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A close up photo of a boston cream pie cupcake on an inverted champagne glass with a purple ribbon tied around the glass.
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Posted on Wednesday, 12th May 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

This past weekend was amazing.  We traveled to Oshawa for my great nephew’s (Luke) baptism. He looked so handsome in his little white suit, such a good baby, he was so quiet throughout the ceremony, almost like he knew of

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A close up photo of a blueberry banana walnut loaf wrapped in a purple ribbon and parchment paper.
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Posted on Saturday, 8th May 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

The last few days have been a whirlwind, errands, appointments, the phone has been ringing of the hook, the house has been full with friends and family visiting to celebrate my birthday and among all the chaos I decided to

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A close up photo of 3 Hot Chocolate Souffle in a red ramekins on a wooden platter.
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Posted on Wednesday, 5th May 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

My search for the best Gourmet Cupcake for my niece’s bridal shower led me to these amazing Lemon-Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes and the recipe incorporates the most luscious Lemon Curd . We’ve been very lucky this year; strawberries have been in

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A close up photo of 3 Lemon-Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes on a cake stand with a pink ribbon.
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