Category Archives: Coconut

When my son Phil was born, we lived in a bungalow with only two bedrooms on the main floor. I loved that first home, it had an award winning rock garden out front that was planted by the first owner. But only two bedrooms, so I decorated the office just at the bottom of the […]

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It’s hard to take risks, sticking yourself out there can be nerve wracking. My kids and their friends are looking for summer employment and, while it’s only temporary, they’d like it to be something they can add to their skill set on their resume. Ours is a boom town, which means job opportunities, but also […]

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  I love the seasonal change over to fall recipes, I think it’s the contrast of all the deep earthy flavors after the cool, light salads of summer… like in this Gluten Free Pumpkin and Applesauce Granola recipe. ♥     This is my newest favorite granola creation. There isn’t actually any star anise in […]

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        childhood memories jumbled in cluttered boxes of photographs thoughts, sounds, and words illuminated in a light-sensitive flashed exposure. A family reunion in Champion, Alberta, with tables groaning under sturdy 4-H plates of prized recipes made out of rough Prairie Kitchen hands. Reflections manifested in sepia, black, grey and white,  as monachrome images […]

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  Nothing like traipsing around a new foodie store to perk up the old taciturn spirits! I had been dying to venture over to The Silk Road Spice Merchant Store store in Inglewood. First a quick detour to the bottle depot (ewww, now that was a reality check after my mope day) and then off I went, […]

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