Category Archives: winter

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 … Continue reading

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The Other Stuff…

Becky and I do bake other things beside Bake Off challenges, so here’s a quick post about the other stuff. We made Cinnamon Buns with cream cheese frosting for my Book Club. The recipe comes from “Sweet Home” by Rebecca … Continue reading

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Another Bad Weather Bake Off

Another winter storm blew in on Tuesday night, so we baked baguettes.  This is number 5 of our Bake Off challenge. It took six hours from start to finish, so you’ve really got to like baguettes. The recipe from “The … Continue reading

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Beating the Winter Blues

There’s a winter storm blowing outside, so Becky and I decided it was a good day for baking. We chose a Tarte Tatin which is our third recipe from our Bake Off challenge.  The traditional apple for this recipe is … Continue reading

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Freedom!

It has been a long, long winter. Becky and I have been stuck in the house for four months! The reasons are varied. Becky had surgery, the lift broke, frigid temperatures, I hurt my back, and the lift broke again. … Continue reading

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Surprise for Spring!

So far, 2015 has been a horrible year! Rather than moan and wail about our misfortune, I waited until there was something good to write about…and here it is. Our food parcel arrived today! We were looking into several options … Continue reading

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New Year

This is what I did New Year’s Day; skated in Mississauga’s Celebration Square. I used to ice skate every week when I lived in Birmingham, but since moving to Canada, which is covered in ice and snow for several months, … Continue reading

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