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Blackberry Galette

August is blackberry season here on the west coast and they are plentiful at our family’s beach cottage. When we’re not on the deck, in the water or off hiking, we’re probably picking blackberries. I like to use them in pie, crumble, pancakes, even salad!  My favourite though is a galette. Which just in case…

Ladies Christmas

It’s been a longtime tradition in my family for all the women to get together for “tea” at Christmastime. The funny thing is…none of us are even tea drinkers! Punch, coffee, and in my case today, a little splash of champagne are usually served, but no tea is ever consumed.  I think we call it…

All things cranberry

For our family, the local Cranberry Festival has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition. It’s held in a quaint little township, which happens to be a former fur trade post of the Hudson’s Bay Company. The festival has really grown in size in the years since we started going, and this year was amazing! Of course it’s…