October 22nd 2011 archive

Christmas cookies – Butter Tarts

Back when we lived in Alberta, it was a tradition every year for my closest girlfriends to get together and do some Christmas baking, and Joleen’s butter tarts were always at the top on the list of things to make!  Sadly, all but one of us have moved away from that town now (although I’m the farthest away in Ontario) but we’ll see each other next month at a scrapbooking/visiting weekend and I can’t wait.  These butter tarts are delicious and so easy to make – but don’t tell anyone that and just Read more […]

Our Fall Family Pictures

I love the colours of fall and since the girls are growing so fast (Ashlyn is 2.5 and Rowan is already 7 months old) we took some time this morning to brave the cool fall weather to have some family pictures taken outdoors in Ottawa.  I’m already trying to figure out where we can display them! All pictures taken by the incredibly talented Elizabeth Fulton Photography. Read more […]