Apple Cinnamon Pecan Blondies


Is it just me or did October come and go in the blink of an eye? I feel like it was just the end of summer and now I’m curled up on the couch watching Elf on TV. Seriously – Christmas movies are already on TV! I’m not complaining though. I love all of the Christmas movies. In fact, I normally watch a Christmas movie every Sunday in November and December. I love the Christmas season and all of the traditions that come along with this time-of-year. I used to put my Christmas tree up on November first when I lived…

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Food Bloggers of Canada Conference


  Today is the day! I am off to my very first food blogging conference and I could not be more excited. I am heading to Vancouver, Canada, this afternoon where I’ll meet fellow Canadian food bloggers from across this gorgeous, diverse country. It’s going to be amazing to meet so many people who are passionate about food, photography and writing. The conference will take place over three days (October 17 to 19) at the amazing Four Seasons Vancouver Hotel in downtown Vancouver. We will all wine and dine all weekend long thanks to the executive chef Ned Bell and his…

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Pumpkin Spice Latté Mousse


The leaves have started to change from a bright green to vibrant, fiery shades of red, yellow and orange. So pretty! And according to the calendar, it’s officially fall. Do you know what that means!? It means that I can finally post pumpkin recipes on the blog. *hehe* Even though fall is my very favourite season, I like to hold onto the last bits of summer as much as possible. Winter on the Canadian Prairies can be quite harsh, so I like to savour summer – every last bit! To kick off fall on The Fig Tree today, I want to share…

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