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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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Things I’ve been digging lately . . .

– Zumba!  I’m not all that coordinated, but bouncing around to the music is so much fun!  It gets me all sweaty and my heartbeat up, regardless of whether I do the complicated steps or just follow the same direction … Continue reading

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It’s tomato time! Tomato tart

So the weekly CSA haul lists are not happening.  But the produce is still coming in!  Just off the top of my head, last week we got: tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, a leek, a watermelon, corn, cherry tomatoes . . . … Continue reading

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CSA Week 4

Yesterday was “one of those days”.  You know the kind.  People getting on your last nerve, right when you think you have things under control . . . pouf!!! craziness!  It was a long day.  Then I walked home and … Continue reading

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Easter dinner 2012: creole mussels

We came: We saw: We conquered: Same as last year, we had our Montreal Easter celebration on Friday and decided not to go to Toronto (we went for Christmas). Instead, we took today to eat a nice greasy breakfast, go … Continue reading

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Good Friday egg extravaganza!

My family likes to mix up traditions and make new ones.  For Easter, we don’t get together on the Sunday or the Monday anymore, instead we all get together on the Friday to eat fish.  My nonna (Italian for grandma) … Continue reading

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Recipe: Noah’s ark blueberry pie

What do you get when you cross blueberry pie and a set of Noah’s ark cookie cutters I was gifted at Christmas but hadn’t yet used?  Noah’s ark blueberry pie of course!  Though in the picture above the animals look … Continue reading

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