Posted in: Food

Carêmes: The Christmas Cookie Tradition

Many families have a Christmas cookie exchange that fits so neatly in to their traditions, and my family is no exception. When I was little, all the baking was done by my grandmother. She would spend the entire week leading up to Christmas baking! After she passed, the duties were divided among the households of […]

Posted in: Outdoors

Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area

December came up quicker than expected. I wasn’t very good with my hiking goals this autumn, but we fit one last hike in before official Winter. I say “official” because we still technically have a week to go, but this is Canada – we’ve already been buried in snow! Oh well. Off to Bruce’s Mill […]