More Than Just Potato Cakes

If you are a pet lover like me, you know that we won’t stop at anything to show love unto our furry or feathery or slithery type friends. Personally, I like to stick with the first two groups of pets, whereas things that are slithery (or leathery or prickly or... ) are best left to …

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Favourites? Oh, Do Tell.

If you celebrate Christmas, my guess is that you have a few favourites/traditions from times past that you look forward to partaking in each season. Naturally, some things will have to look different this year given the pandemic, but I’m going to focus our efforts on those things that still can be enjoyed. Ready to …

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Mystical Time of the Year

Isn't there something Mystical about this time of the year?  Perhaps, it is because of traditions passed along and stories told, but at Christmas for those of us who celebrate, it seems that everything that would otherwise appear average everyday becomes simply extraordinary.  Trees, cookies, lights, deer, plump guys with white beards--all magically connotated and adored as the …

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Shortbread, Of Course

It’s Not This Time of Year Without… ....Shortbread Cookies:-). My whole lifelong, I would say that these delicious, buttery, little melt-in-your-mouth delights have been the one staple that really hasn't changed for us as a must-have Christmas tradition.  Ever since I can remember, there have always been a tin of these around--usually many, in fact, …

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