November 11, 2017

 It has been so long since I have been able to sit down at my computer and go through my arsenal of photographs or simply jot down some thoughts, but time has not been abundant lately nor have I felt like my normal bouncy, if not sarcastic self, to do such things of la...

September 5, 2017

 It's that time of year again, when we tend to have bowls of fruit on our counter tops ready to grab for a refreshing snack...sweet, juicy peaches, plums and apples picked at their peak of freshness, bananas for quick fruit smoothies and tomatoes sun ripened to perfect...

September 2, 2017

 If you are still firing up your grills, holding onto the last fleeting moments of summer, you might want to try this marinade for your next BBQ! I am a wee bit of a carnivore and love to use this on a variety of meats all year round but my personal favourite would hav...

August 18, 2017

The lettuce in our garden is out of control, it's coming on like a chia pet and it just doesn't stop...so salads every night for dinner it is! I definitely can't complain because every off season, I am yearning for fresh plucked produce when imported vegetables taste l...

August 16, 2017

 This summer has just been flying by...I can't believe that the kids go back to school soon and I'm pretty sure that Isabel is having a tough time wrapping her head around that one too! So far we have been laying pretty low this summer and getting things done at home,...

August 15, 2017

 Every year, I anxiously await the arrival of peach season...juicy fruit kissed by the summer sun and picked at their peak of freshness! This season is so fleeting that I am forced to stuff so many peach laden desserts into a short period of time, which in turn causes...

August 13, 2017

 As many of you know, I have always been partial to the colder months...if you have visited my blog more than once, you have probably heard me whining about the heat!! But...and I know you shouldn't start a sentence with a conjuction, BUT I will have to say, there real...

August 11, 2017

 Blueberries are definitely one of my favourite fruits and whenever I can sneak these berries into a dessert, I jump at the chance!  When I was a kid, I used to head up to the hills and go pickin' with my Uncle and even though it was stinkin' hot and tedious work, it w...

 Our boy "Chief" is 6 months old now and the cutest, smartest l'il Border Collie that I know...I don't know many Border Collies personally, but if I did, Chief would definitely be top dog! 

 You may remember this little cupcake from my post "Our New Addition" ...he...

August 6, 2017

 If you are looking to make an appetizer for your next party, you might want to make these little golden puffs of goodness...made with a simple choux pastry, potato, cheese and white Canadian Mushrooms they are sure to make you belle of the ball not to mention "ho...

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