Is Valentine’s Day worth celebrating?

Is Valentine’s Day worth celebrating?

Valentine’s Day. Funny how family traditions are rarely questioned. Celebrating Valentine’s Day is a given in my world. Has been all my life. I remember making homemade Valentines to give to my little brother and to my parents before I’d … Continue reading

American Thanksgiving

American Thanksgiving

When I lived in New York, I was fascinated at how deeply and joyfully Americans celebrated Thanksgiving. As a Canadian, it felt more like Christmas. The airports were jammed with people going home to celebrate with their families. When Christmas … Continue reading

highbush blueberry coffee cake

highbush blueberry coffee cake

Until this week, I’ve spent my life thinking that I didn’t like the taste of highbush blueberries. My family have always picked wild blueberries. It’s sort of that old story, ‘why do you take the end off the ham. I’ve … Continue reading