Winter Challenges

Dear Becky has had a challenging month. A trip to the dentist resulted in a tooth being pulled out. Gosh she was ill. It took her a week to eat normally again. The day after we made the gingerbread, she woke up with a fever, and she still isn’t well. We have basically lived on soup for two and a half weeks out of the last four. Not great for baking challenges. We were going to make shortbread and take it to her Grandma and we were going to make a fruitcake for her to take to her Dad’s. Wonderful Christmassy ideas that just…didn’t…happen!

And then winter arrived on Tuesday in a blanket of snow.


Then the temperature sank to freezing cold temperatures on Thursday and the windows froze up. The ice patterns were beautiful, but Becky wasn’t interested.


Then we had another snow storm last night.


I am sore from shoveling already. Sore, sick, and frozen…what a week!

Cheryl and Becky



About chebandbecky

I was born in Birmingham, England and emigrated to Canada in 1988. Becky is my daughter who was injured in a car accident. We are working towards her independence.
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12 Responses to Winter Challenges

  1. this year we are having a tough winter in Canada so far, it seems 🙂 hang in there – hope Becky will feel better soon

  2. Oh I really do hope Becky feels better soon and you guys can get back to baking very soon!:)

  3. May you both feel better very soon!

  4. restlessjo says:

    Oh heck! Postcard pretty is no fun when you’re freezing and shovelling, Che. Hope Becky is feeling better soon and that Christmas is kind. 🙂

  5. elliebleu says:

    Tell Becky that she’s in our thoughts. A trip to the dentist is never fun ;( Hopefully you’ll be back to cooking delicious food by Christmas.

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