What a year!

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Well the year is winding down and it is time to look back and remember all the days sunny or rainy, happy or sad. The girls are another year older and our oldest will be registered for Kindergarten in the coming months. The younger will be starting pre-school this year and so begins the yearly… Read more »

Lunch and a project

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With winter coming on and the family needing to exercise but not wanting to be out in the pouring rain we decided to share on the purchase of an eliptical trainer. This is a very easy thing to do, you order it from costco.ca and it arrives at your door. Putting it together was a… Read more »

Enchanting Chanterelles

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It is the time of year for gathering mushrooms and for us this means Chanterelles. These mushrooms can be found on Gabriola along forested pathways and in mossy clearings among the trees and they are very easy to recognize. My favorite way to prepare and enjoy them is painted with olive oil, seasoned with mesquite… Read more »