Winter Memories: the good, the bad and the ugly!

This past Sunday was Easter and as I sat on my deck in the sun (still with my winter jacket though) and delighted that Spring was finally here, I got to thinking that this winter wasn’t so bad, not much snow and not so cold compared to other ones we have lived through. Sidebar: the […]

Best Carrot Cake…ever!

  This is by far the best carrot cake you’ll find anywhere. You won’t believe how it turns into this delicious moist carrot cake. My mother-in-law gave it to me a long time ago and I have made it often over the years. My daughter always requested this carrot cake for her birthday parties when […]

I’m no Yogi and I don’t care!

Let’s do the cow, the cat, downward dog, upward dog, the tree . . .if you would have asked me what these words have in common 6 months ago, I would have said: Hummm! a farm?? You see that’s when I decided to step outside the box and tried something new: Yoga. Actually I had […]

An interview with myself – for fun

While I was at the hairdresser, I read a page in Good Housekeeping, where they asked these questions to a celebrity. And I thought it would be fun to try it here. So here goes nothing. Favorite Family Recipe My husband’s favorite recipe is a Shepherd’s Pie. My daughter’s is anything pasta. For me, I […]

Baby Back Ribs Recipe – in the slow cooker!

Try this baby back ribs recipe which requires very little work on your part and they will fall off the bones. Broiling them or using the grill at the end makes them restaurant-style sticky. Sorry if the plate is a bit messy in the picture, it was my husband’s! I have tried a few times […]

A look at our Bathroom Makeover

Finally I can show you the before and after pictures of our bathroom makeover. Last November finally came the most anticipated (by me) day of the year: the start of our guest (and mine) bathroom renovation. It was way outdated, with ugly beige tiles, even including some tiles with a flower! Yes we did pick […]