Tag Archives: Breakfast

“And I had but one penny in the world. Thou should’st have it to buy gingerbread.” – William Shakespeare, Love’s Labours Lost A few of my favourite things are on one of my “breakfast in bed” trays this morning.. Let’s begin with this Gingerbread Latte made with homemade gingerbread syrup.. comfort and joy in a cup .. better […]

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Have you noticed “rules” about Christmas decorations popping up all over the internet, admonishing those who begin too early: “2. All Christmas decor must be brought out and set up after December 1st.” Yes, #2 because in all likelihood there’s also a #1 rule that I haven’t even heard of yet { and I choose to be blissfully unaware […]

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♥ Cloudy with a chance of cherries.. plucked and plonked, rain down into a silvery bucket under a crimson sun. ♥ Ruby red shoulders smart stretched on crumpled terrycloth bed while waves lull lull lull into a marooned day’s sleep. ♥ Scarlet snaps capture rosy seconds of blooming love and tender, just three winks three winks before they part. ♥ […]

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And just like that, the morning after a week confined to a rain-smothered earth.. we’re roused by the weak but determined rays of sun breaking through the cloudy morning skies. Fragrant wet grass breathes as we celebrate.. the last of the rain moving off into the distance by the cool wind’s gentle nudging of clouds. […]

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I have a thing for weddings.. and Date Squares! Here in Western Canada they’re sometimes called Matrimonial Cake because of wedding traditions that go back to ancient times that involved cakes and sweetmeats that were crumbled and tossed over the bride and groom’s head for good luck. If they ran out of cake crumbs, the […]

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