What Were You Doing in 1964? #TimeCapsule #Spring #birthday


Today is the first day of spring and it’s my birthday! I thought it might be fun to take a trip down memory lane and visit the year I was born- 1964 But first: According to Siri, I’m a Friday’s child, though you’d never catch me in bloomers, lol. How about you? This is my…

Baking up Memories #FamilyFirst #Dessert #Recipes


One of my favorite treats my mom always made was Lemon Poppyseed Loaf. She had a baking table at our local Farmer’s Market where she sold Nanaimo bars, Butter Tart Squares, Rocky Road Squares, Lemon Pies and the most delicious glazed loaves. Customers would line up to buy her desserts and she rarely had leftovers-…

Cooking up Memories-Breakfast Wraps #Recipe #MealIdeas


Now that January has arrived, many of you are busy making those pesky resolutions and wondering how to keep them. I have an easy #MealIdea to help! I developed this wrap at the restaurant one spring when the tree planters were in town. They could eat like, well, tree planters, lol. I only had room…

Cooking up Memories- EggNog French Toast #Recipe #Christmas #FamilyFirst


Happy Holidays! Growing up, Christmas for our family often meant trips to Wilmore Park for a day of tobogganing with our cousins, hot cocoa and shortbread cookies with our grandparents, and… Christmas morning gift opening! Years later, after my dad passed away, DH (darling hubby) and I slowly took over the Christmas Day festivities. One…

Priceless Treasures #Holiday #Memories #mgtab


Priceless Treasures Do you have homemade crafts passed down from generation to generation that you can’t bear to part with? I’m probably one of the least sentimental people you’re likely to meet, but there are some items from my childhood that I coveted. Special bowls and vases tucked away in glass cabinets so sticky little…