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Back to Nature

With Becky away, I can wander a little, and two days ago I wandered up to Algonquin Provincial Park. It’s a long drive, but so worth it. The weather was perfect, and I managed to hike three short trails. Yeah! … Continue reading

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Light and Fluffy Scones

A couple of weeks ago, we invited our friend, Sue, over as a thank you for all the help she gave us in the garden. We decided to make some scones, which sounds pretty easy, right? I remember whipping up … Continue reading

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Royal Botanical Gardens

  We have been very busy of late. Summer is here and there’s not a day to waste! We spent one of those beautiful days visiting the newly opened Rock Garden at the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) in Burlington/Hamilton. It is … Continue reading

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Chocolate Eclairs

These were my favourite cakes in England, followed very closely by Lemon Buns. We can buy something here that is called a Chocolate Éclair, but quite frankly, I can’t eat them, they are so awful.  We can’t buy fresh cream … Continue reading

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Raspberry Swirl

We had a Winter Corounne, and now we have a Summer Couronne filled with summer fruit. This is a true Bake Off challenge, as we started with the dough for Paul’s Apricot Couronne in “The Great British Bake Off Everyday”, but … Continue reading

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The Falls

The weather has been fantastic, so we took advantage of it and drove down to Niagara Falls. First stop, the Falls. Then Becky wanted to go to a casino. We were able to take the fully accessible Incline lift up … Continue reading

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Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb

The vegetable garden has been planted, and although the new plants are small, the rhubarb is a monster. It has grown about a foot in one week. We’ve had a bit of a hot spell, but today was cool enough to bake, … Continue reading

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