Wordless Wednesday ~ Where is Spring? {w/LINKY}

Even though Spring officially begins in two days....where I live,  Mother Nature certainly did not get the memo! The temperature dropped to minus 16 degrees Celsius overnight and this is what it is looking like in my neck of the woods. No sign of Spring here!! Ice fishing on the Kennebecasis River The frozen Saint John River Ferry crossing the frozen Kennebecasis River … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ A Brilliant Disguise {w/LINKY}

To the outside world I would appear to be a well-heeled put together women. A friend of mine gave me this mug a few months ago, she knows me so well...it is all just a brilliant disguise! Each time I take a sip of my morning coffee, I have to smile, this is so me! "Cleverly Disguised As A Responsible Adult"     … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Is it over yet? {w/LINKY}

This past week-end we had a 40 cm plus snowstorm...is it over yet?   … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Twins {w/LINKY}

This little set of twins have been frequent visitors to our backyard this winter. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Waiting Patiently {w/LINKY}

On a recent shopping trip to the mall, we did a double take when we happened to pull in next to this fellow.  He was sitting with his feet up, waiting patiently for the driver to return! … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ It’s beginning…{w/LINKY}

We had a little snowfall overnight,  just enough to make everything white and pristine.  Now I am starting to get in the Christmas spirit! … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Our Visit to the SPCA {w/Linky}

This Wordless Wednesday is a little wordy ~ My daughter and I recently went on a visit to our local SPCA to drop off a few items from their "wish list".  I had such mixed emotions during my visit.  I was very happy these innocent animals had been rescued, are safe and hopefully will soon be adopted by a loving  individual or family.  However, I was sickened that the need to rescue these poor little creatures from an abusive situation even exists! In my head I cannot even begin to fathom how … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 {w/LINKY}

~ Beaujolais Nouveau ~ This past Thursday, we picked up and enjoyed a couple bottles of this wine.  Are you familiar with the annual tradition of Beaujolais Nouveau? … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Wino {w/LINKY}

Now I know where my wine is going!  Not only does she sleep like a human with her head on the pillow,  but apparently she has also been drinking my wine!!!   … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Groaning Cake?? {w/LINKY}

Today's WW is not very wordless, but I want to explain a bit of the history behind a "Groaning Cake" !  I recently read The Birth House by Ami McKay and in the book there are several references to Groaning Cake. “The tradition of the groaning cake, or kimbly at (or following) a birth is an ancient one. Wives’ tales say that the scent of a groaning cake being baked in the birth house helps to ease the mother’s pain. Some say if a mother breaks the eggs while she’s aching, her labour won’t last … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Lest We Forget (w/LINKY)

Lest we forget the sacrifice made by the brave men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Photo attribution) … [Read more...]