Baking with our children at Christmas was a family staple at our house. As the children got a little older and made friends, it became a staple that extended to our neighborhood. The girls would come over the second weekend of December, showing up on Friday afterschool with their bags packed to stay for the … More Christmas Cookie Challenge
One of the things I like about having this blog it gives me a look back of each year as it passes. Like all years in life, this year gave us some good and some bad. This year gave us some life experiences. These ones were hard. Starting with the bad and remembering those we … More A Look Back at 2019
I’m sitting here waiting for two cheesecakes to come out of the oven, which I will explain later in the blog and packing up the last of Christmas. At the same time, I’m going through emails for the blog. The most popular questions I have gotten asked is where have you been? And why haven’t … More Packing Up Christmas
They brought a tree in the house and covered with light and balls that we can’t play with. They make us leave the sticks in the yard and they bring a whole tree in and hang on it toys you can’t play with. These humans do the strangest things. But I do have to admit, it’s … More Romeo’s Version of Christmas
As the children were growing up, it seemed every year one of them would get sick. It actually was an abnormal Christmas if someone didn’t get cold or the flu. Now the children are grown and I was reminded the other day when one of their friends posted that the kids were sick, … More The Christmas I’m Sick Poem
I’m interrupting my day of baking to stop and write a blog post because sometimes people need a gentle reminder. Close your eyes and go back to Christmas morning. You were five. It’s Christmas morning and you’re still in your jammies and you run to mommy and daddies room and jump on the bed with … More Did You Forget Someone?
I am running a bit behind on the blogging and I apologize for that. I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas. Christmas in our house was a bit heck-trick, this year. We had four days of Christmas Dinners with five days of cooking. Work was busy and an unplanned surgery for Romeo. Romeo … More Romeo’s Christmas Surgery
I am finally sitting at the computer. It seems like a long time sense I have had time to write, or even to think. I have been back to work now for a few weeks and as usual the phone for work is ringing off the hook. That’s not complaint, I actually like to work … More What is Your Traditions?
So far as we have been building, we have been lucky, there haven’t been to many surprises. Go back to a couple of blogs ago and I said, I was siting on the potty and got drip drip on my head. The team went up to look at the roof and see what kind of … More The Little Drip That Turn into Holy Crap
We just celebrated Thanksgiving in Canada. In the next month, the United States of America will celebrate Thanksgiving, and then of course there is Christmas, and many other celebrations all over the world. The one thing all of our countries have in common, is people living in poverty. At this time of the year … More Food Banks and Homeless Shelters