Tag Archives: winter

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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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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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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Winter Couronne

Spring in Ontario!  This week Becky and I baked a Ham and Cheese Couronne.  This is number 9 of our Bake Off challenges and comes once again from Paul Hollywood’s excellent book “British Baking”. You put 250g of bread flour … 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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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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Christmas and New Year

Believe it or not, Becky and I are at opposite ends of the continent. She is spending the holidays in Arizona with her Dad. I am in the north east in Newfoundland. I have two weeks vacation from bus driving … Continue reading

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Spring At Last

I just checked in on the blog, and was stunned to see so many people still reading it, so I thought the least I could do is write something. The last post in October had me longing for a rest, … Continue reading

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