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Monthly Archives: March 2012
Calixa is finally old enough to get the Winter Fair. Yesterday was the third time I’ve taken her to see the petting zoo, horse show and superdogs at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair in Brandon and boy! Did she ever … Continue reading
The thing I like best about traveling is eating at new places. Now technically the restaurant in the Shurniak Art Gallery, in Assisiboia, Saskatchewan is not new to me, I’ve been eating there for years. But a while back it … Continue reading
This weekend the girls and I went to visit their Nanna and Poppa in southern Saskatchewan. We decided to have an adventure and set out early Saturday morning to explore some of the many abandoned buildings surrounding my in-law’s little … Continue reading
Today I finally found the perfect pie crust. This might not seem like a big deal to you but to me, it’s kind of emotional. I’d been experimenting with pie crust for years, convinced there was something better out there … Continue reading
Eating seasonally just makes sense. Your body naturally craves seasonal foods. When it’s hot out you are more inclined to go for salads, nice and light and full of water. In the cold winter a thick hearty stew hits the … Continue reading
The vernal equinox is today! The hours of daylight and the hours of night are perfectly equal and that means that finally, dim winter makes the turn and advanced toward bright summer. Traditionally this was a day of celebration because … Continue reading
I love buckwheat crepes, their nutty, earthy, simple flavor gets you deep in your bones and gives you hearty purity that is something you’ll never get with processed foods. I found a super easy crepe recipe on another blog called … Continue reading
It’s Friday again which means another splendid play date with Goldy and the gang! At breakfast I thumbed through one of my favorite cookbooks looking for inspiration for the limited items in my fridge (by now you may have guessed … Continue reading
This morning it was hot apple sandwiches, which are basically homemade apple pie filling on buttered toast. I would feel ridiculously guilty eating apple pie for breakfast, but somehow by trading the crust for toast, I can fully justify this … Continue reading
Yes, that’s right! Today was the day to get out into the garden. I gave the 12 x12 ‘ mud pit a wide berth, you didn’t think I meant the vegetable garden did you? No, today was the day for … Continue reading