October Fun…

Goodness, October is always such a busy month! There’s Thanksgiving, Hallowe’en, my birthday (and two of my family members’ birthdays!), as well as being in…

Butternut Squash Apple Soup

1 tbsp. butter 1 butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped 2 carrots, chopped ½ tbsp. ginger, minced ¼…

Wandering in Ottawa…

A few months ago, my best-est friend came down for a glorious 11 days, and we explored the nation’s capital like tourists fresh from another part…

Miss Cathie’s ‘Irish’ Tea Toddy…

As the little red bar in the thermometer continues to plummet down towards the bottom, I find myself constantly raiding my beloved tea stash.  Sometimes…

Adorabelle Tea Room — Another Afternoon Tea Adventure…

It’s almost March, but it is still so très, très cold…. Let us just say that today, the sky sent down rain mixed with wet snow, in-between…

A Frilly-Sweet Expedition {Afternoon Tea at Patisserie …

“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” ― Henry James, The Portrait of…