Duck duck goose

Yup, that’s a lot of dead ducks and geese. They were not killed for sport but to put food on ours and other hunters tables. I had never eaten duck or goose until I met Darryl (minus that one time in chef training school). Actually, I hadnt eaten a lot of things until I met … More Duck duck goose

Pain for beauty

What would you say if someone said “I’m going to use a tiny razor blade and make a series of small cuts over and over again on your face while you’re awake…and you’ll pay me for it”. Sounds like torture right?  I did it though. I got my eyebrows microbladed. Why?  I don’t want to … More Pain for beauty

She’s a beast when she’s tired. Moments being a mom sucks. 

She whipped a candy at me. Yep, my lovely little girl went too far tonight.  Welcome to “I’m a tired little kid that doesn’t know how to just chill out. I’m going to make everyone unhappy because I’m unhappy”. Welcome to motherhood at its finest. Wanna test your abilities as an adult?  Try reasoning with … More She’s a beast when she’s tired. Moments being a mom sucks. 

Memories on Paper

I mentioned in my last post that I had made a pie for D’s birthday.  It was a lemon cream pie with fresh, warm blueberry compote, complete with homemade crust. It was a pie I had never made before but was quite confident I could make. But where did I get the recipe?  From my … More Memories on Paper

Winter Blahs

oh the weather outside is frightful…. Living in Ontario Canada means we have to put up with all four seasons. Sometimes Mother Nature even lets us have all four seasons in a week. One day it’s sweaters and running shoes, and the next is winter jackets and boots. Currently it is windy, cold and snowy … More Winter Blahs

My Remembrance. 

November 11th. As a child I remember Remembrance Day as the day I wore a poppy, sat through a somber school assembly, read poems and stood quietly while a song played on the loud speaker. While I vaguely grasped the significance of the day, my understanding and personal connection wouldn’t occur until much later in … More My Remembrance.