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...

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 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...

 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...

 Congratulations to Melanie! She is the winner of the Bernardin Home Canning Starter Kit!

Thank you to everyone that entered the draw!!

July 16, 2017

 Not that many years ago, canning and preserving was a way of life for most people and a necessity for a lot of families to get through the winter....for me, it just wouldn't be fall if my counter tops weren't loaded with bowls of prepared fruits and vegetables and the...

July 1, 2017

 Happy 150th. Birthday Canada!! The other day at work, my friend Lesley and I were talking about the upcoming long weekend, which happens to be today...Canada Day!. There is never usually a lull in our conversations but this time, it was especially rapid fire as we bre...

April 30, 2017

 Our second season of maple syrup production has once again come to a close and left our freezer with an abundance of bottles filled with liquid gold! Some of you might remember my post from last year called "Our very own Maple Syrup...I hope!" when I optimis...

March 30, 2017

  I was going to post a segment on our little maple syrup operation but that program has been interrupted by the arrival of this little cutie and I just felt the need to brag about our new addition to the family!! 

 Saturday morning, Isabel and her friend Lily...

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