My Early Years of Isolation

My Early Years of Isolation

I used to joke with Colin that I could make soup from stones, and in the early days of our marriage while we he was building his career and I was leaving mine to become a stay-at-home mom, that soup-from-stones thriftiness helped to get us through. The ability of mine...
Children’s Christmas Cupcakes

Children’s Christmas Cupcakes

Part of the magic of the holidays for me, is the time spent with loved ones, creating homemade treats and crafts. This Christmas cupcakes project is a fun and easy activity with children and although it’s structured, still allows them to let their own creativity...
Quebec at Christmastime

Quebec at Christmastime

Colin and I just returned from a visit to Quebec where we got our fair share of Christmas inspiration and holiday cheer. It’s such a beautiful old city with stunning architecture reflecting its French roots.  Visiting Quebec during the holiday season is such a...
Christmas Cookie Box

Christmas Cookie Box

As a little girl I remember the excitement of receiving a tower of almonds from my grandparents at Christmastime. Each little box in the tower was packaged precisely, yet cute, and I thought it was the greatest thing in the world. I love that feeling of taking an...
Christmas Gingerbread Cake

Christmas Gingerbread Cake

I’m obsessed with everything gingerbread, especially during the holidays, and thought it’d be fun to create the most delicious Gingerbread Cake to kick off the Christmas season. After several rounds of testing, I finally came up with a tender, light crumb,...