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JDeQ
Burlington, Ontario
eating, drinking, laughing, travelling . . . living life to the fullest!
Interests: Travel, food, drink, books, current events, politics, art, theatre, movies, music - life really!
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Two weeks today we arrive in California. It is the 10th anniversary of the trip mom, Paul, my sister Rose, and I took to CA and we decided to recreate it (while staying in nicer accommodations. LOL) Our plan involves... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at A Life, Lived
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There’s nothing more delicious than a fresh garden tomato in the peak of summer. Why bury the flavors behind spices or sauce? Let the bright, juicy tang spring through naturally. Other than simply slicing those giant heirlooms on a plate... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Life, Lived
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It's hard to believe that fall is almost upon us - it seems as if we had just finished with the winter from hell! Nonetheless, the signs are clear from cooler weather to the signs of seasonal change we spy... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Life, Lived
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When our CSA shipment started to include tomatillos I pulled this recipe out of my 'to make at a future date' pile. Tomatillos are not a commonly found item in markets in this neck of the woods. In fact, you... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Life, Lived
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This is officially the BEST thing I have made all year. Notice the way best is all in capital letters? That added emphasis means this was a truly amazing thing. The funny thing is that I had originally spotted the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Life, Lived
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This week's Photo Hunt theme is 'rose'. This is Ledson winery. We are heading back to Sonoma for a visit in a few weeks so I have been busy looking at my photo collection from past trips and reliving the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Life, Lived
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When our weekly CSA shipment was bursting with zucchini I serached widely online for recipes to help with the pile of green goodness. I found this recipe on the Skinnytaste blog. These easy lasagna rolls are stuffed with zucchini, ricotta... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at A Life, Lived
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A few weeks ago, after I had posted pics of our latest CSA delivery on facebook, one of my friends commented that I had everything I needed for ratatouille. Of course I remembered the movie but I have no recollection... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at A Life, Lived
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Amonth from now we will be in our vacation rental in Sonoma. Each of us has been tasked with planning one day of our vacation so my head is full of things I'd like to do. It has been far... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at A Life, Lived
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This sesame chicken and noodle salad couldn’t be simpler to make. It’s a refreshing dish to serve on a hot summer’s night or bring it to your warm-weather potluck: just toss the salad with the dressing when you’re ready to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at A Life, Lived
Thanks for popping by Sandi. I hope that you are having a great weekend.
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Photo Hunt - Gray at A Life, Lived
These were a great addition. I have made them a few times since as an app toserve with drinks (since we had none at ourbrunch!)
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Savory Sausage Breakfast Rolls at A Life, Lived
Thanks for popping by on photo hunt Saturday!
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Photo Hunt - Engage at A Life, Lived
Thanks Katie. It was a blast. :-) Ihope that you enjoy these as much as we did.
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts at A Life, Lived
Hmmm - I have some peaches. Now to try a versionwith peaches. Thanks Robert!
Thanks for popping by on photo hunt Saturday!
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Photo Hunt - Curse at A Life, Lived
Thanks for popping by on photo hunt Saturday!
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Photo Hunt -Lacy at A Life, Lived
It was great Val. I've made it 3 or 4 times since.
It was a bit of a challenge. Happily we got home prior to the rain being bad. I have never been to Elicotville but my friends have decided we're heading there for a weekend next summer. I love having friends who planlife for me. :-)
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Travel Tuesdays - Brockport, NY at A Life, Lived
Indeed Robert - me, myself, and I is another that makes my head pop. LOL Hope you're having a great summer.
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Spelling Pet Peeves at A Life, Lived
Thanks for popping by on photohunt Saturday!
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Photo Hunt - Wet at A Life, Lived
Does anyone ever have a shortage of zucchini?
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Using a Microwave to Shuck Corn at A Life, Lived
Thanks for popping by on photohunt Saturday!
Toggle Commented Sep 7, 2014 on Photo Hunt - Sheer at A Life, Lived