Category Archives: winter

Six New Recipes

We are obviously better at cooking and eating than we are at writing and blogging. Here is a quick synopsis of the latest recipes. Number 34 and 35 were from  “Grilled Cheese Kitchen” by Heidi Gibson and Nate Pollak. Farmer’s … Continue reading

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Light up the Square 

We are just back from Celebration Square for the annual tree lighting ceremony. It’s the first festive event of the season.  Wishing you all a wonderful weekend! Cheryl and Becky

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Spicy Lentil Soup

We have a lot of cookbooks that we hardly ever use. We get in a rut and use the same recipes over and over again. This challenge is about breaking those habits and trying new recipes and new ingredients. This … Continue reading

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Southern Shortbread 

We managed to complete a Bake Off challenge recipe this week. Becky wanted to bake biscuits so we decided to make shortbread with a southern twist. This recipe is based on an Epicurious recipe I found online. I think it’s … Continue reading

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Classic America 

Becky and I drove to north Arizona, and I’ll be posting pictures from there soon, but on the way back, we decided to go to the famous Wigwam Motel on Historic Route 66.  We were completely surprised. It is preserved … Continue reading

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Wide Open Spaces 

We made it to Arizona! Sunrise in Illinois  Gateway Arch, St. Louis Big skies, Oklahoma  Sunrise Oklahoma  Sunrise Texas New Mexico My navigator taking a nap Rainy and icy New Mexico  Arizona! After driving 32 hours in 3 days, we … Continue reading

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On The Road Again…

We are driving from Mississauga, Ontario, across the USA to Arizona! It is about 3,600 kms through nine states. Tonight we are in Terre Haute, Indiana.  We left at 6am this morning and arrived just before 5pm tonight. The weather … Continue reading

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