Monthly Archives: February 2012

More even than the cottage by the sea…

I want this house, I want this beautiful beach for my puppies to run and play, I want 20 acres of field and beach and 30+ acres of woodland forest. I fell in love with it 8 months ago when … Continue reading

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Sundays with pastries

It’s become my habit to test out new pastries each Sunday morning. As James does bacon and eggs on Saturday it only seems fair. Last week’s brioche based pecan rolls were a delight but got eaten before photos could be … Continue reading

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Yes, we really are working on the house..

I haven’t posted a ‘work in progress’ post in ages. I kinda had the knees kicked out from under me by depression after the holidays and have had a hard time getting moving again. But it has to be done. … Continue reading

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More food

Last night we celebrated a late Valentine’s – a habit we got into back in 2008 when James finally arrived in Canada for good on February 24th. The memory of waiting for him in the international arrivals area of Terminal … Continue reading

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It’s a white bread sorta morning….

It seems a bit odd – with all my recent success with baking yeast breads to post about a ‘plain old boring loaf of white bread’, but ya know the successes I’ve been having have been for the most part … Continue reading

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Another success in the oven….

For years I struggled to make a decent loaf of bread, all were heavy, unrisen, nasty failures. I bought a bread machine, and life was better. I started buying BREAD FLOUR Then I bought a big bloody Kitchen Aid mixer. … Continue reading

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Another step in the evolution…

Back in my “State of The Plan® Address” I made a vague reference to possibly resurrecting my career, which could change the direction of everything … depending on what happens. I feel a wee bit more confident in sharing a … Continue reading

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