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Showing posts from July, 2011

Canada, eh?!

I just got back from an amazing trip to Canada--to meet up with 2 amazing soul sisters I met in Mongolia. How amazing is that?  eh?  :)  We made up the same threesome last year at Lianne's in Pennsylvania.  This year Nancy played hostess in Ontario.

Nancy whisked us from the Toronto airport to a wonderful barbecue with 2 of her sisters and family, then on to her lake house--where we talked until 1, slept until 10, had breakfast/brunch/lunch around noon--in our jammies, outside, right by the lake.  Yep.  Big time in a large way.

Then, back through Toronto
to Nancy's home in Burlington.  After church on Sunday, we were treated to more of Nancy's family AND her mother, Connie's, World Famous Butterscotch Pie....yumms!  Family members actually fight over this pie and hide the leftover pieces from each other in cupboards, in bookshelves...must be a Canadian

Our last day there we day tripped over to the Canadian side of Niagra Falls, and yes, the view from their si…

Catching Up on Looking Back

...I missed a week.  Good thing I make goals and not resolutions.  Sometimes I either live life or blog about it and life in real time should always win, right?  So, for dear ones far away, I'll play catch up.

Let's see...the 4th of July!  We had an after-church barbecue:

Followed by fireworks the night of--SO fun.  Natalie & Layla were mezmorized and it was such a hoot watching them watch!

Then, there was a tea party and ice cream...skipping right over the part where Kelby squished 2 fingers in the kitchen stool...

I got to share in a fond farewell to Becky & Ryan who are off to Virginia for pharmacy school...

Then there was the chaos of my sewing loft--and flurry of inspiration resulting in piles of projects started.  I've actually almost completed a few--for next time :)

A few things from the kitchen that will make some who are very far way drool.  We have friends in Mongolia who made a pact long ago to not discuss food that is more than 1,000 miles away.  --but…