Category Archives: Baking

Watching the Opening of British ParliamentĀ 

Hey Everyone! My family got back to town safely after going to Canada to see my Aunt and Uncle. They had to take the long way going up and coming back because of the forest fires that caused all the … Continue reading

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Smoky summer days

Hey Everyone!  It’s been so smoky that it has looked overcast all week. The air quality has been at an unhealthy level all week as well. The heat and humidity have also been rough this week.  I have spent most … Continue reading

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All Part of Growing Up

Hey Everyone! The past few months have been a bit tough.  Beyond the past few months, as I have gotten older, I have learned that life is too short to do something you don’t enjoy and to have toxic people … Continue reading

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Icing my Back

Hey Everyone! I have no idea how idea how I did it, but sometime Saturday evening I strained my back, and by the time I woke up Sunday morning, I was in a lot of pain and had a hard … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Cherry Garcia

Hey Everyone!  Happy Canada Day!  I have been Dairy Free (or in the process of going dairy free) for 5.5 years. If you haven’t had to go without a food staple (ie dairy, gluten or eggs), you really can’t relate … Continue reading

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Learning to live a simpler lifestyle

Hey Everyone! Lately I have been rather overwhelmed with the constant bombardment of the media and our society propagating the mentality that we need the latest & greatest / biggest & best / needing more all of the time.  I … Continue reading

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Sometimes I have to shake my head

Hey Everyone! The past few days has been full of cooking, baking, an adventure and now sore muscles.  Yesterday I went for a hike, and man there was a lot of people out there, you could totally tell the tourists … Continue reading

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Longing for AutumnĀ 

Hey Everyone! Yesterday had been unseasonably cool, and a bit wet at times.  It has been the perfect day to bake cookies, drink tea, warm some Apple S’mores Scentsy cubes in my Scentsy warmer, work on some knitting, and day … Continue reading

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Memorial Day WeekendĀ 

Hey Everyone! It was an eventful yet uneventful weekend.  Saturday, had been the hottest day of the weekend, and the day I had spent the most time outside. Going out to Sauvie Island and seeing the Bybee – Howell house, … Continue reading

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You can put the Country Girl in the City, but……

Hey Everyone! Anyone else feel like they are living in the wrong era? Yeah, I definitely feel like I was born about 60 years too late.  The past few years I have definitely not been thrilled to be living in … Continue reading

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