A bit of everything and how do you pronouce Focaccia??


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I got mail, from my son no less! I don’t think I have received a letter from Eliot in the mail, ever! It was for Mother’s Day and it was so special. He wrote a beautiful poem and wrote me

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Sunday Baking


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Yesterday Ron completed the Police Memorial Ride from Aylmer, Ontario to Parliament Hill.  I think that’s around 700-800k, give or take. Today there was  service at Parliament Hill to honor those that lost their lives in the line of duty.

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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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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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A late Birthday Post


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I guess I forgot to blog the cake I made for Eliot’s birthday wwwaaaayyy back in May. So rather than have him think I don’t care about him, which clearly I do, I decided I should post this, finally. I

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Pounding out the Cake


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I loaded these pictures quite awhile ago and don’t even remember why I made this cake but I am sure you don’t care why I made or that I even did but I am blogging it anyway. I am pretty

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Tea Cake with Real TEA!!


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Chocolate Earl Grey Cake Friends were coming for dinner tonight so I decided yesterday I was going to make this cake.  (They have now cancelled because of the stupid snow so other friends are coming now) The first thing I

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Peach-Raspberry Slab Pie


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Making this cake today brought me back quite a few years ago when my very, very good friend Denise and her daughter Rochelle came for a visit in the summer.  We all decided we wanted to make this so off

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Buttermilk Skillet Cake


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Can I just say i love making  cakes in a skillet.  I don’t know if it reminds me of coming home from church and seeing dad making us corn pancakes in the skillet or if i I just like slapping

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Sweet Berry Lime Cake


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It was my friend, Chris’s Birthday May 2nd and I was asked to bring dessert, which I often am. Which, quite frankly, is just fine by me. I love finding new desserts, making desserts, taking desserts and, of course, eating desserts. 

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Roasted Red Pepper & Feta Skillet Scones


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There has been some excitement, anxiety, worry, stress, going on in our house and we don’t even have kids at home right now. You would think this would make me bake more but that doesn’t always work for me. First

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Bacon in Cookies?? Radical!!


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You have read it right!  Meredith is home, she loves bacon and it’s Christmas so what else would I make but this: You line a baking sheet with foil and add the 8 slices of bacon, cook for 12 to

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