Category Archives: Life moves on daily

Apple an Raisin Cake

This recipe is listed as coming from Grandma Brownell.. Apple Sauce Cake Half cup of Lard 1  cup of sugar 2 eggs 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce 1  cup of raisins 1 tsp clove 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp Salt … Continue reading

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Traill’s Irish Mash

Imagine having pork and potatoes every night for supper. To break the monotony, you decide to innovate. Instead of pork and potatoes, you serve pork (without potatoes). And the next night, to reall… Source: Traill’s Irish Mash

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Happy Valentines Day, A Gift from the Heart!

Over the years I have had some amazing presents from my hubby, who is working a crazy 16 plus hour day with meeting..  I hope you will enjoy seeing on of my favorites. Wishing you a great day! Ok, this … Continue reading

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Not every day can be a good one..

Some times you feel like you just woke up on the wrong side of the bed.. you are snappy and cranky or weepy or explosive.. sometimes you just feel so full its got to over-flow and sometimes you feel so … Continue reading

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Squash Storage- unknown

I like squash that will hold for the full season, ideally one whole year for the best, but normally as the next squash crop is growing, I will use up the last of the squash that I have in holding.. … Continue reading

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Pansy Shortbread Cookies

Originally posted on Baking Gifts from the Oven:
Source: StoneGable offers some of the best ideas I’ve ever seen… Don’t you love having creative friends? At a recent bridal shower at StoneGable the mother-of-the-bride brought?a plate of?fabulous pansy cookies…

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In Memory of Maeve

As crazy as it seems to me, my daughter would be turning 17 today.. 17 years old, and my son Nat would have been 11, the years are flying by. Maeve would be driving? She would be starting to be more interested … Continue reading

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Canada 150 Food Blog Challange -Feb 2017- Doing Without

Canada 150 Food Blog Challenge for February 2017: Doing Without Because the winter larder has traditionally been lean for so many Canadians, the February topic is about doing without food (or specific foods). Some possible angles: -Meatless, eggless, gluten-, sugar- … Continue reading

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2017: The Year of the Brassica

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Originally posted on Laidback Gardener:
Brassicas are an impressive group of vegetables. Each year the National Garden Bureau, a non-profit organization promoting the pleasures of home gardening, selects one bulb, one annual, one edible plant and one perennial to celebrate in…

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Taking the Wind Out of Jerusalem Artichokes

Originally posted on A Gardener's Table:
Jerusalem artichokes look like thick, pale gingerroots. Does your spouse refuse to eat Jerusalem artichokes because they’re too—err—windy? Have you yourself abandoned your Jerusalem artichoke patch to the weeds or the pigs, because…

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