Thanksgiving (Better late than never)

Monday we celebrated Thanksgiving here in Canada, and I had full intentions on sitting down and writing at some point over the long weekend. But, as is my habit, I bit off a little more than I could chew and found myself trying to cram in more tasks than I had hours. So here we … Continue reading Thanksgiving (Better late than never)

Home Preserving

I love the satisfaction of lying in bed after an evening of canning produce, listening to the jar lids seal with their popping noise as I drift off to sleep. It is the sound of three season’s worth of work coming to an end. Hopeful spring: planting and caring for delicate shoots, looking over bushes … Continue reading Home Preserving

Everything Grape

I had opportunity to gather some concord grapes, and let me tell you, there was an abundance of them! The question quickly became what to do with them all? I started looking through my recipes and cookbooks to see if there was anything different that I could make with them, and nothing was speaking to … Continue reading Everything Grape

Ahh, September

September, you are heartily welcomed. While all seasons have their good points, autumn, by far, is my favourite. And yes, I know it isn't technically autumn yet but here on the Atlantic coast of Canada there is a change in the air. I noticed this morning when I stepped outside a definite coolness to the … Continue reading Ahh, September