Author Archives: Amanda C

2014, what a year! 2015, the year I eat pickled beets on a regular basis!

I year during which I only posted once.  Yup, just once.  And what a busy year it was!  I didn’t even finish any quilts, though I did make lots of progress on a massive one due to be completed soon. … Continue reading

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It’s been awhile . . .

To say life has been hectic is a bit of an understatement.  I’ve been meaning to write this post since oh . . . April maybe?  It was going to talk about how our never ending winter had zapped all … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: Danish dough hook acquired!

I love online classes.  I like learning, but I also like spending time at home/don’t always have tons of time to devote to spending a couple of hours a week in one specific location.  So I’ve taken a few more … Continue reading

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New Brunswick 2013

After our stop at Lac Temiscouata we headed on to New Brunswick to spend a week relaxing with family.  Here is a taste of what we were up to: An afternoon at the beach: Beautiful sunsets: Blueberry picking: Eating poutine … Continue reading

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Camping at Lac Temiscouata

About every second summer we try to head out East to visit with Dave’s extended family in the Moncton area.  This year we had the idea to drive out, and stop for a few days at the brand new Sepaq … Continue reading

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Camping at le Vallonnier, Orford

For our second camping trip of the season we decided to try something a little more adventurous than Oka.  After last year’s l’Entremont adventure, we knew we could handle a big hike, but didn’t necessarily want to do something of … Continue reading

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Camping at Oka: 2013 edition

We decided to start out our 2013 camping season at Oka, for a bunch of reasons, but mostly because it’s so close to Montreal.  Our car was giving us problems, and we didn’t want to be far from the city … Continue reading

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Vacation time!

I’ve been a little tardy in recapping our latest vacation.  With good reason, I returned home to some unhappy news, and for awhile things were in “put one foot in front of the other and the rest will sort itself … Continue reading

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CSA started this week!

Here is all the loot from this week (#1!) pickup: It feels so good to get back into getting weekly farm baskets.  I had been doing weekly Lufa baskets in anticipation of the local (outdoor) CSA season starting up, and … Continue reading

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Things I’ve been digging lately: May 2013

– I’m starting a new quilt (see above!) using the Inside Out pattern from Cluck Cluck Sew.  It’s pushing me out of my comfort zone, piecing tiny rectangles. – The days are getting longer!  So excited about this.  My body … Continue reading

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