Summer 2017


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Well, hello friends, family and whoever reads this.  What do most of us say this time of year? Where did the summer go?? Well, since it was 30 degrees Celsius today, it is still here, even though it’ September 23rd,

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Birthday Baking


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It has been so long since I have blogged anything.  We are in the midst of an addition.  So I have been a bit distracted. I know, I know, I have already heard it.  “What? Why are you doing that

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Family Party 2016


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My parents Anniversary is August 11th and I hold a party at my house every year around that time. Yesterday we celebrated as a family 60 years of their marriage.  Sometimes I wonder how they made it this long.  It

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Maple Butter Tart Pie


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I made this pie quite awhile ago and meant to blog it but well, life got in the way.  Ben, I am sorry for that. I took this to our small group evening at Ben and Colleen’s house for dinner

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Porch Jazz


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June 26th being one of the hottest days yet this summer, Ron and I decided to stand on black asphalt and listen to jazz. It was part of the Skeleton Park Festival. It started at Elm Cafe which just happens

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Family Vacation in Mexico


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Puerto Vallarta January 2 to 9 WOW, what a great vacation we had! This may be one of the last times that the four of us will be together but I hope not.  It was just too good not to

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Vancouver Birthday Part 2


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October 2, 2015 THE Day, MY DAY! Let’s just get it out there, I LOVE MY BIRTHDAY. Okay, I said it.  I don’t necessarily need presents, but I do need people.  I love celebrating with whoever wants to be with

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Vancouver Birthday


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I must first start by a few apologies. This is a long overdue post as I had run out of room on my old blog and couldn’t add any more photos This will be a long post with many photos. 

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Apple Cake


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My first post of the year and first post in my new Blog.  I was having issues with my other blog so I asked my dear friend Carol if she had any suggestions.  She is a computer guru and amazing

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Eight and half months later

A party without a cake is just a meeting.

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As per my title, it has been 8 1/2 months since we have seen Meredith.  Far too long in my books and many hair colour changes later! We picked her up at the airport and thought we were picking up

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July 4th The American Way

Fireworks

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July 4th, we headed out to Manassas, VA, just because. It was a cute little town that went all our for Independence Day, but I assume most American towns do. This is one of those trees in blossom. The Welcome

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Alexandria, Washington, Springfield


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Wednesday July  1st., we decided to head to Alexandria, VA and we didn’t even wear red and white, shame on us! It was a beautiful little town. We started on this cute little residential street. Then I found a great

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