Category Archives: Appetizers

Spicy Mexican Taco Bites { rewind }

Déja vu! Some of you may have seen these on Judy’s lovely blog, Savoring Today.. rest assured, you’re not

Spicy Mexican Taco Bites

I am a “yes” person, you know, the one who says “sure” before they think through the commitment

Learning to Let Go

Remember how I always write about “just jumping in” taking risks and trying new projects? For the past

Just a Smidgen ~ Smidge’s Favorites from Last Year!

In addition to the Top 10 viewed Crafts, DIY and Recipes, here are Smidge’s favorite much-loved posts from Just a

“A single rose can be my garden.. a single friend my world.”

I know.. I said Daisies were my favorite.. And before that it was peonies But I think I’ve fallen in love again

Emerald Green Edamame Dip

This brilliantly colored dip is just a bright burst of Spring in your mouth! My daughter wanted to bring something

Winter Cocooning

An hour’s delay at the airport, .. with reassurances from the wife of our pilot { who was also flying with us },

Tourtiére Hand Pies

Step away from the butter tarts.. I promised my Facebook friends to post this recipe before New Year’s Eve.

The Snowbird Hawthorne

To begin.. A fire.. friends.. music.. and earthy nourishment surfeits the heart’s own hunger…  

Dipping into Something New { A Swimmer’s Lament }

“The physiotherapist instructed absolutely no cycling, even the elliptical machines are too much wear on my knee

Emma’s Sassy Salsa

Autumn beckoned Katie and I.. who were we to argue? A photography essay prescribed by the remnants of fading

Sweet Cherry Relish on Goat Cheese Crostini

It’s easy to get creative in the kitchen at the lake with so many fresh ingredients a short bike ride away! ♥

Sarah’s Foccacia { Reduced Gluten }

Playing in the kitchen is a delicate balancing act a symphony of pots juggling while spoons fly in the air above our

Cycling the Kettle Valley Railway

British Columbia is home to a 600 km system of abandoned railway beds.. this is heaven for anyone looking for a gentle

“Big Bucks” Lasagna Bites

most parents cherish memories of our child’s First Day of School ♥ photos are taken to capture the moment, a