enjoying one’s own town

after Father's day brunch... We ventured downtown and had a lovely ride on a little foot ferry that stops at various points in our inner harbour. As you can see from the sky, it was windy but quite dramatic. With all the talk about buying carbon credits and not travelling as much because it is... Continue Reading →

Happy Father’s Day

For all the dad's who have little ones who pick flowers from the country side, or their garden, or the window box, or the market and present the bouquet with warm and loving wishes...in appreciation of all that their father has given them with love. This peony is from the local market yesterday.. Happy Father's... Continue Reading →

a lovely birthday

I wanted you to see the fun candelabra that I got recently. It looks particularly stunning on a simple cake with nothing on the top ( not this one) However, given that chocolate and hazelnuts are some of my most¬†favourite¬†foods, we used this candelabra anyway. my birthday breakfast with crepes and as you can see-... Continue Reading →

anticipating making pies

Hello everyone, I am spending a lot of time in the garden lately. I am a planner at heart, and so I am always thinking about the results of the work today--here they are - some pictures from last summer when our girls made pies. I may not have that many blueberries ( I might... Continue Reading →

Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

Hello, Here is another special place to visit if you are in Kelowna BC Canada...They do tours, wine tastings, concerts (if your timing is right) and a lovely lavender Earl Grey tea. They have expanded their wine store and gift shop and it is stunningly merchandized with themed tables holding very tempting coffee table books... Continue Reading →

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