Mr.CBB’s Weekly Blog Post Picks June 22, 2012

What a week it has been in Ontario! We welcomed summer with a bang proving these next few months will be fun in the sun! When Mrs. CBB gets the blender out I know it’s party time at the CBB home! We made our first blender drink this week Vanilla Raspberry Banana Smoothie.

Devouring one of these drinks on a hot day psychologically makes me feel like I’m on vacation sun,sand and beach. As you may know I like my summertime beer however Mrs. CBB has dragged me into her blender drink circle from the first time she made me one. I’m a blender drink believer.. no I didn’t say belieber. So if you like blender drinks.. I have more where these came from! Ok.. on to my blog picks.


MR. CBB’s Vanilla Raspberry Banana Smoothie

  • 2 cups frozen raspberries ( if you use fresh add 2 cups of ice cubes)
  • 1 cup Liberte Greek Yogurt 0% fat
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 frozen or fresh banana
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract 100% pure
  • Put it all in the blender and pulse until mixed!
  • Pour into any fancy glass, add a straw and some Mint for a splash of WOW! Enjoy!

P.S Add 1/4 cup of Coconut Rum for Pizzazz!!

Canadian Budget Binder’s week in review

.….and a beautiful Orange Lily from our garden!

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Mr. CBB’s blog post picks of the week

Every week I try to not only visit the blogs that take the time to read my posts and share but also to make new friends. With that being said here are some of my favourite blog posts that I’ve chosen for you. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

The only way to know who is out there is to network.. so come out from the stands and say, hello.  Have a great week.


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  1. That smoothie looks delicious! Thanks for including me in your picks 🙂

  2. Is there a difference between orange lilies and tiger lilies? Either way, they’re some of my favorites. Thanks for all the reading!

  3. Loved your picks! That smoothie looks sooooo good….I want one now. Also the flower is beautiful! I love the color. Have a great weekend Mr. CBB!

  4. Thanks for the mention! That orange lilly is beautiful!

  5. Some great stuff here…and the drink looks awesome!


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