Archive | September, 2008

29 September 2008 ~ 28 Comments

Easy Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

Well, it’s “Manic Muffin Monday” again, and so here is the perfect muffin recipe for fall!  If you’re already a fan of my Awesome Banana Muffin Recipe, you may notice that this is actually the same recipe which has been altered to use canned pumpkin instead of Bananas!  Add is some spices and raisins, and […]

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28 September 2008 ~ 8 Comments

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

My Gram made the best Pumpkin Pie anyone’s ever had!  Thanksgiving dinner was never complete without a wonderful piece of her pie topped off with whipped cream.  Her Butter Tarts were also one of her most well-known homemade treats…basically, anything with pastry, she was a master at baking! Sadly, this will be our first Thanksgiving […]

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22 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

And the Winner is…

There were so many wonderful recipe submissions, it truly was difficult to choose just one, as there was everything from muffins, to main course casseroles to brownies, brownies and MORE brownies! However, after a lot of reading, we finally have a winner! The winner of the Cat Can Cook Recipe Contest is Tara from Guelph […]

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21 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Cream of Carrot Soup Recipe

It’s time for soup again.  Chilly days, and falling leaves always make we want soup, so I made some for lunch today, photographed it, and voila!  The beautiful orange colour of this tasty soup is perfect for fall! Cat’s Cream of Carrot Soup 4  Large Carrots Chopped 1 Large Onion Chopped 4 Cloves Garlic Minced […]

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18 September 2008 ~ 1 Comment

10 Easy and Inexpensive Halloween Costume Ideas

Catherine in 2007 as the $9.99 Witch I have compiled this list of CHEAP and SIMPLE Halloween Costume Ideas, and have listed the approximate cost of pulling each one together…Most of these would work fine for adults or for children.  My husband and I like to dress up to take our kids out Trick-or-Treating, not […]

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15 September 2008 ~ 32 Comments

Easy Lemon Muffins

Starting today, and for the next while, I will be doing a series of recipe posts called “Manic Muffin Monday” As you probably have guessed, every Monday, a new muffin recipe will be posted! Today, it’s an easy recipe for Lemon Muffins! Lemon Muffins 6 TBSP. Butter 1 Cup White Sugar 2 Eggs 1 1/2 […]

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13 September 2008 ~ 1 Comment

How to Save Money on Kids’ Stuff

The cost of raising kids these days is staggering.  Between clothing, toys, books, furniture and everything in between, there seems to be an endless list of necessities that no child can do without.  For some parents, finding ways to save money is an absolute must! Here are a few tips that have proven useful for […]

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11 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Cat Can Cook Recipe Contest

The deadline for the Cat Can Cook Recipe Contest is less than 2 weeks away!  If you haven’t submitted your favorite recipe yet, please do!  Recipes need only be easy and good, they don’t have to be original! Just give credit to your source! You could win a beautiful piece of Cat Can Cook Jewelry […]

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06 September 2008 ~ 3 Comments

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

One of my all-time favorite recipes to make at this time of the year, is Apple Crisp. With apples in abundance, and the simplicity of this recipe, this seems like the perfect time to share it! Apple Crisp 2 Cups Chopped Apples 2/3 Cup Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup Butter or Margarine 1 1/3 Cups White […]

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04 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

5 Hot Jewelry Trends for Fall 2008

Fall is in the air, and it’s time to accessorize! A simple outfit can go from casual day wear, to stunning evening attire with the addition of a few simple accessories. It should also be noted that even a simple t-shirt and jeans can use a *dash* of colour and style by adding a pair […]

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