Canada Day is this weekend and I am excited. We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful country that is welcoming and accepting of all. As I was planning my menu for the weekend I thought I would share a few of my favourite […]
Month: June 2018
As I write this, it is getting HOT here in Campbell River and all of a sudden I’m craving fresh, easy snacks and dinners that won’t take much time or energy. Cold crunchy salads that are hearty enough for dinner, tangy and refreshing Mexican ceviche […]
It’s the beginning of strawberry season here on Vancouver Island and mine are doing really well. I don’t have a huge garden but I’ve been able to pick about 1 cup at a time if I can beat my husband and daughter to it! And to top that […]
My English lavender is in bloom now with its beautiful, fragrant purple buds and I am determined to harvest at its peak this year and in the spirit of keeping it simple and easy, below is a quick guide on picking, pruning, preserving and using your lavender.