A Weekend Escape to Niagara Falls, The Good Earth and a Really Nice Hat


Just catching up after a nice weekend away in Niagara Falls. Living in Toronto, we’ve been many times and each season has it’s perks. The mist is cool in the summer, the icicles are stunning in the winter, Niagara Parks plants amazing gardens in the Spring. In Autumn it’s the gorgeous colours in the changing […]

Our Heirloom Apple Abandoned Orchard Adventure


2.  Back at the end of our epic road trip this summer I asked Ryan if he could arrange for us to come back to the farm in the fall.  It looked like the apples in the old orchard were going to be plentiful and what better way to spend our wedding anniversary than by […]

Heirloom Apple Orchard Identification Project


As mentioned in some previous posts, our friend owns a farm in Prince Edward County. At Breezy Acres there are a variety of apples growing in an abandoned orchard.  Some of the trees are 150 years old and are part of the original United Empire Loyalist Farm.  We’d love to start identifying some of these heirloom […]

Recipe: Almost Moosewood Mac and Cheese


Mac & Cheese, an essential autumn comfort food is really not much harder to make for real than out of the box.  The recipe our family uses started out with the Moosewood version but has changed a bit over the years.  I highly recommend any of Mollie Katzen’scookbooks; the recipes are delicious, vegetarian and very easy […]