It’s clear

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Hubby and I picked up our glasses today. My prescription changed a little, but hubby is using his original prescription with a new, and more stylish frame. Some of the funny comments we made to each other when we put on our new glasses: Me, as we are walking out of the optical store: Whoa, I ...

Record breaking temperatures

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As we left the house this afternoon, I told hubby that I felt winter was over. Temperatures yesterday (Saturday) and today soared into the double digits and apparently we broke some records (9.8C in 2006 was the previous record). Both days, we reached 15C, according to CTV news. But come tomorrow, old man winter will be back. ...

Pancake day

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I was craving pancakes. It's always hit or miss when you buy berries in the winter, but the blackberries and strawberries I picked up at Sobey's were juicy and delicious! I admit, the pancakes are not home made, but it was still a lovely breakfast. And instead of coffee, I brewed a pot of Coffee Pu'erh. This ...

Venison stew

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My mother-in-law has friends that hunt deer. They gave her this huge hunk of venison (hip roast), which we estimate to be about 7 pounds. She didn't know what to do with it so she gave it to us. We've eaten venison before, but have never cooked it ourselves. Venison is a very lean meat, ...