Author Archives: Amanda

About Amanda

I make handmade things in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. I love cooking, gardening and birds!

Christmas Carrot Pudding and Hard Sauce | Steamed Pudding

Steamed Carrot Pudding Recipe Carrot pudding was a traditional Christmas dessert at my house growing up in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. My grandmother Elsie Mackay, used to get me to help her make this, it was a big project and the … Continue reading

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Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Elf fun

Elf on the Shelf is such a sweet idea! I first learned about this while working my day job and building websites. This was years ago when it was not really popular. I design and build websites for a living. … Continue reading

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Flour Tortilla Recipe and Quesidillas

This is not the healthiest food, however, there us a few things you can do to make it better.  I make the tortillas from scratch. Here is the recipe and method. Sift flour, salt and baking powder. Cut in shortening. … Continue reading

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Mickey Hill Pocket Wilderness Trail

The Mickey Hill Pocket Wilderness Trail was a new trail for us to explore. This is a map of the trail. One of Mikes friends visited this place and he suggested we should go. I had not even heard of the … Continue reading

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Sunflowers and Corn Maze at Noggins Farm in NS

A few summers ago me and Mike headed to the valley to go to Noggins Farm and corn maze. I had heard about it for a while but never went.  What they do is take a huge corn field and … Continue reading

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