Ona’s Cookies…

Perhaps one of the best oatmeal cookies I have ever had. 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon…

Fairmont Chateau Laurier – Tea at Zoe’s Lounge…

A few weeks ago, during the Winterlude festival here in Ottawa, Alex and I decided to break the monotony of winter in our own little…

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…

Bridal Shower Tea Party [Maison Birks Café Montréal]…

I had the pleasure of attending my sister-in-law’s bridal shower this past Saturday! It’s always more fun of course, when it is in the theme…

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…

Sugar House in Quebec…

As a little girl, I read of Laura Ingalls’ trip to Grandpa’s for a sugaring off, where they collected the sap and turned it into…