Cooking on a dime

The reality of this pandemic is sinking in. While we’re thankful for the government aid, it’s limited and considerably less than what we’re accustomed to and budgeted on. So we’re making cuts and doing what we can to save money. Neither of us knows what our future employment will look like – and bills keep …

Bruschetta Chicken, Crustless Quiche and Take-them-a-meal

Good Saturday Evening, Blogosphere..  I’m sorry I’ve slowed down in my blogging, I’ve actually been quite busy.. and not taking the time to write – which is why we’ve been getting 2-3 recipes per blog post recently. Our church family welcomed a new baby girl this week, so I’ve been arranging meals for the family, …

There’s Kale in the Chicken Coup

Aha.. you thought you caught me in another typo, didn’t you?  Nope… that title is on purpose.. read on to find out why. I’ve been much better at making good dinners, we’re not eating out, or eating too much processed foods.  I have not been as proactive with my lunches.  I’ve been waiting til I’m …

One dish salmon broccoli dinner

This morning after a quick walk and checking out my gardens to see what’s growing.. (the crocuses are having a very lovely Loonnnnnggg season) I spent some time flipping through my recipe books while having breakfast. I kept being drawn to recipes requiring ingredients that I didn’t have in the house.  Typically i would make …

Chicken Stew, Feathers and Marketing

Here’s your daily dose of Ornithology from my side yard… “Come ON!” (says my Cousin Ron) aren’t they the cutest?? they can make an awful mess, eat a LOT, but they sure do entertain me!  The house finches (red ones) are really coming into their Spring colour and the Doves.. well, they are hilarious bullies, …

Counting my blessings & Guillermo’s French Toast

I’ve been struggling the last couple of days.  Physically with a couple of old injuries that have flared up, inability to get out for healing walks outside in the fresh air… and Mentally..  not so much with being shut in due to Covid-19 – but i think just because of my current physical limitations, and …