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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The Marten and Karen Adventure


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It has been awhile so apparently I have been busy doing other stuff, and not blogging.  I do miss it but it seems I don’t take the time to actually sit down and write.  Also, if the weather is nice

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Cooking with Friends


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Last Friday night (November 1,2013) I had a wonderful evening cooking with friends Denita Arthurs, Carol Tomalty (although she didn’t cook much she was great support), Kenji, Meredith’s boyfriend and Meredith.  Ron and Rick, Carol’s husband helped afterwards with clean

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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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We’re on a Boat, Ya!


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We had the privilege and honor of spending the day with our long time friends Mike and Candice. We had a late start but that’s okay because we now have an open invitation to use a hot tub, with the

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Arizona and Fish??


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Well, I am in Scottsdale, AZ for a few days.  The main reason I came was for the Tour de Scottsdale. There was 70 mile or 30 mile race.  You have one change to guess which one I did.  My

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50 Years of Living


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Well, in two days I will turn 50 and this weekend was a time for me and some good friends. It began with me first baking some “Gooey Chocolate Cakes” because Andrea was coming Friday night to stay over before

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