Blackberry Pie (avec Pets de Soeurs!)

blackberry pie

We had a busy morning of mortgage renewal (with two kids in tow, hurray, ugh); the last of the epic two-weeks-of-swimming-lessons-every-day (level passed, yes!); and, then we headed en famille to the market to grab some celebratory pastries and a few extra fresh goods, including berries, of course.  Yes, more berries.  Which means pie.  Another […]

Please excuse the mess!

I have recently migrated to a self-hosted site and there have been some glitches!  Of course, eh, especially for a newb, like me! I have fixed all of the broken links, but some other things you will notice are: a new theme, do you like it? my feature images were lost, these are my next […]

How to Make a French Drain

This is neither a glamorous food post nor a pretty garden one, but a practical, home maintenance piece that will hopefully give you the courage to ‘do it yourself’, if necessary. We came home from about a ten day holiday after there had been crazy, wicked storms reported in our neck of the woods: thunder, […]

Strawberry Vanilla Yoghurt Zucchini Muffins

Back when I worked my 9-5 job, one of my co-workers and I were obsessed with the raspberry yoghurt muffin that the on site café made.  They were sweet with tangy raspberries and oh so moist.  And, then they were dropped from the menu.  Thankfully, I was almost done my pregnancy and work so I didn’t […]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake, Take 2

I’m already tweaking my beautifully moist Barley Chocolate Zucchini Cake that I made a few weeks back with some of our first zucchinis of the season.  Ridiculous, right?  Well, I was just curious, and now that I have zucchini overload, I was free to experiment a little bit more! So, the two changes: I added […]

Zucchini Corn Eggy Pie

After a glorious ten days away in the mountains with family, we came home to a glut of zucchini and I was super stoked to try out some new recipes.  But, first, a quick recap of the trip and a garden update. Family vacay By current standards, I’m from a large family of four kids […]