Pumpkin Spice Muffin Fail

Pumpkin Spice Muffin Fail

Muffin, oatmeal, flax, flat, no rise,  baking modificationsSo, my muffin fail isn’t a complete fail. They are REALLY delicious, full of fiber, super moist, and they have an awesome spice pallet. I did do some modifications, and they did not rise. They are completely flat. You can find the original recipe on All Recipes here. I did do some pretty drastic modifications, because I  got lazy and the internet was not pulling up exactly what I wanted. I wanted pumpkin, I wanted oatmeal, I wanted flax, and I wanted coffee. I know – picky picky picky!

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DIY Gallery Wall Tutorial

DIY Gallery Wall Tutorial

Gallery Wall, frame, picture wall, DIY, Stairs Decor, White, Wall of Fame, Family pictures

I’ve been planning on doing this for a year and it’s finally done, and doesn’t it look amazing! The hardest part was collecting frames. I didn’t want to spend $200 on a gallery wall (which could have easily happened when you’re spending $10 on each frame).  Here is how I built my Wall o’ Fame for about $40 dollars Canadian. 

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DIY Rustic Wedding Invitations

DIY Rustic Wedding Invitations

cricut, cuttlebug, provo craft, wedding, invitation, rustic, peach, coral, flowersLast weekend a group of ladies came over and we created 50 handmade, custom invitations for a young couple getting married this summer. I used my Cricut to cut out all the inserts and a cheap punch to make the coloured confetti and punch the flowers on the front(it was in the dollar bucket at Michael’s). Read more

Shakshuka: Easy Traditional Baked Eggs

Shakshuka: Easy Traditional Baked Eggs

shakshuka | leave it to JoyI am so excited to tell you about my latest foodie find, Shakshuka. I love eggs, they are very nutritious, delicious, affordable, and they are super quick! So when my husband saw this on Reddit I had to try it. This Shakshuka costs me about $3.00 and it will feed me and the husband for a meal with a single egg left over for a snack. Read more

Low Fat Taco Mac and Cheese Entrée

Low Fat Taco Mac and Cheese Entrée

Low Fat Taco Mac and Cheese Entrée | leave it to Joy

I love mac n cheese, but all that work for a side? Not this time! I’ve adapted Betty Crocker’s Mac and Cheese so that it’s an entree. Lean ground turkey as our protein and mexican taco spices make this side into a full entree – and its lean (if you want).

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DIY Patchy Minky Stuffed Owl

DIY Patchy Minky Stuffed Owl

owl, DIY, minky, stuffed animal, patchwork, homemade, toy

I’ve been saving the post on this guy for a little while, because he goes with my Gender Neutral Minky Baby Quilt which was a Christmas gift for my little niece or nephew who will be arriving in the spring. (I really wanted the element of surprise!)

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