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Marmalade Tea Cakes

Becky found this recipe in “The Great British Bake Off Everyday” book. They are big raisin buns really and not cakes at all. Put 500g (4 cups) bread flour in a bowl with 1 tsp salt and 50g room temperature … Continue reading

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TheWeek That Got Away

The week got away from us; appointments, meetings, and weather so gorgeous that we had to barbeque. Although we had planned a Bake Off recipe and bought the ingredients, it just didn’t happen. C’est La Vie! Enjoy the sunset.

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A Cake for Valentines Day

This is number 2 of our Bake Off challenges; a Chocolate Raspberry Opera Cake. This took Becky and myself about six hours to make! I’m not going to write out the whole recipe as it covers two pages in the … Continue reading

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This is the first of our Bake Off challenges and perfect for Pancake Day. I ate a lot of these growing up in Birmingham, but I haven’t seen any since I came to Canada. You mix equal amounts (175 g) … Continue reading

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Black Lentil Soup with Herbes de Provence

So here it is, finally, a recipe. This one comes from the food delivery box we received last month. It uses two of the ingredients which are noted in the recipe title. You will need: 1tbsp olive oil 1 carrot, … Continue reading

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Making it Work

The first week at work continued to be hectic. I was either driving the bus or driving the car to appointments. Becky’s regular helper has been away the whole time, so there’s no breaks for me during the day. On … Continue reading

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There’s A Chipmunk In The House

Our cat loves chipmunks. She waits for the good weather so she can stalk them, chase them, and occasionally catch them. Due to our untypical mild weather, I’ve been leaving the back door open. I was sitting outside one afternoon … Continue reading

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I was sitting out on the deck last night, reading a book, enjoying a moment of quiet, when I realized that this time next week I will be alone. I drive Becky to camp on Sunday where she will stay … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather

We had severe weather warnings for Tuesday evening. There were tornado warnings north of us. It was one of those rare times where the meteorologist got it right. A large tree at the back of the property split, fell, and … Continue reading

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The Squeaky Wheel

Becky’s wheelchair has six wheels. About two weeks ago, one of them started squeaking. I ignored it for a couple of days, but finally broke down and hit the shed in search of tools. It took about ten minutes to … Continue reading

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