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2016 Summer catch-up

In the grand-scheme of things, we’ve had a pretty quiet summer; we didn’t have any big camping trips or much time off. But we did take advantage of our weekends … Continue reading

October 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

It was our anniversary…

At the beginning of July, it was my 35th birthday and our 5 year wedding anniversary. Serendipitously, one of our favourite bands, Lord Huron, was playing in Montreal on July … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Italy 2016: Rome and miscellanea

We left Ravello at 7am and started our gruelling 5 hour journey on winding roads through the hills towards Rome. Because our transportation to Rome was part of the organized trip we booked, … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Italy 2016: Ravello

The bus ride from Amalfi to Ravello took us straight up into the hills on some very narrow winding roads. The roads in this part of Italy are characterized by these … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Italy 2016: Capri

After three nights, we left Sorrento for Capri. The ferry was supposed to leave at 9:40am however a storm was blowing through and the water was very rough so we … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Italy 2016: Sorrento

My mom and I have been talking about doing a mother/daughter trip for a while and this winter we finally decided we needed to stop talking, and start planning. So … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 2 Comments

Spring 2016

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while now, but I can’t seem to sit still long enough lately to write it. But today, on this cool spring … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Apricot Almond Muffins

Kirby went skiing today and I have a staff meeting on Monday that I wanted to bring snacks to so I found a new muffin recipe I thought I’d try. … Continue reading

January 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Christmas 2015

Once again, Christmas came and went in the blink of an eye. Kirby and I both worked Christmas eve until about noon, and then we came home and packed the … Continue reading

January 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Third Annual Christmas baking

In early December, Sylvie and I got together for our third annual Christmas baking and decided to make two familiar recipes – sucre d’orge (barley sugar) and homemade gumdrops – and one … Continue reading

January 3, 2016 · Leave a comment