Tag : dessert

21 Oct 2012

‘Burbs Bocce with Tiramisu

We moved to the ‘burbs when my kids were little. We lucked out and have some fantastic neighbours on our tree lined streets. The moms on our street refer to it jokingly as Wisteria Lane. All the kids roam back and forth between the houses. We tend to do a lot of things together, including dinners, BBQ’s and this past winter even a ski trip with 5 families occupying 2 ski chalets. Our latest adventure was a Bocce tournament in […]

18 Oct 2012

BBQ that Apple Pie

I have been without an oven for several weeks now. Seven to be exact. It died 15 minutes into the cooking a supper of stuffed shells. I’ve had 3 repairmen in to look at it. I’m currently waiting for a part that will hopefully fix the problem once and for all. Or perhaps there will be a slightly used wall oven sitting out on my front lawn with a post it note reading “free”. Meanwhile… I’ve had to get creative […]

08 Oct 2012

So Many Blueberries… So Little Time

In an effort to enlighten our kids about where their food comes from my husband decided to make an impromptu stop a local blueberry farm on the way to our cottage last weekend.  We had been sitting in traffic for 2 hours and frankly I was cranky and tired, but my kid’s enthusiasm and cries of “come on Mom it will be fun” won me over.  We trudged through the damp rows between the blueberry bushes and filled four 4 […]