project 365: week thirty: July 23rd, 2011 – July 29th, 2011


July 23rd, 2011 Collecting some chive seeds. July 24th, 2011 Rebecca tries to catch some baby bass. July 25th, 2011 Rebecca picks thimbleberries and raspberries for making jam in the rain. July 26th, 2011 Watercolour painting with Christine in the porch. July 27th, 2011 We made a quick trip to Furnace Falls for a little […]

summertime bbq grilled sweet corn on the cob


Sweet Corn is just coming into season here in Ontario.  A little late because of our cold wet spring but it seems that the recent heat wave is helping out.  Our favourite way to prepare a cob of corn is to grill it on the bbq.  It’s really very easy and keeps you from steaming up […]

Kinmount Farmer’s Market


As the last stop on our month long road trip, we are cottaging (cottage is a verb in Canada) near Kinmount Ontario.  Normally we bring all our groceries from Toronto but because we’ve been away that just wasn’t possible this year. What a pleasant surprise to find most of what we need at the the […]

project 365: week twenty nine: July 16th, 2011 – July 22nd, 2011


July 16th, 2011 Rebecca and I on the porch of my Great Grandmother’s house in Oak Point New Brunswick along the St John River Valley.  The house has certainly seen better days. July 17th, 2011 Family portrait in front of the Oak Point light house taken by Rebecca’s 11 year old 3rd cousin Alexander. July […]

Wordless Wednesday: Quinoa & Beet Salad

This isn’t a recipe because its so easy you don’t need one. Boil up some beets, the more colours the better. Peel and chop them up. Add them to some quinao and a can of chickpeas with a little dressing, what ever you have in the fridge is just perfect. delicious! and as it sits […]