A garden full of weeds

It was the end of April and there were weeds in the lawn and the tree in front of the living room window was practically under a spotlight glowing with bright pink blossoms and my head wasn’t quite sure what was happening but I was grateful for both the weeds and the blooms. They were exactly...

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Garlic Scape Pesto

We keep growing the size of our garden but every year we wish it were just a bit bigger, and with more of our favourite things growing. It’s a good problem to have I suppose since there is room to expand. One of the staples for the last three years though is garlic. Admittedly I tried...

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Golden goodness

It’s been a season defined by flowers it seems. Orion arrived at the end of April and I’ve got the sight and smell of Lilacs imprinted in my memory from the drive to the hospital which was lined with various hues of purple and some white Lilac trees, it’s been the smell of blooming black...

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Bringing Home Bébé Hospital Checklist

We’re in the eighth month and that means it’s time to start packing for the hospital! I had planned all sorts of posts I wanted to share but when it came down to it, we’ve been so busy entertaining family for full weeks at a time to finish reno’s, which means the baby room is...

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Lemon Apple Tart

The Apple tart is a fairly classic dessert in France and one that Jérémie is always asking for. I can’t help but give in because it’s a simple one and it’s always highly appreciated, not to mention we always have apples and puff pastry on hand, but I have to admit that I like to...

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