Even though we haven’t been able to host our annual Dutch New Year’s Eve parties since 2019, we still make the main traditional Dutch New Year’s Eve treat: oliebollen! We also make another favourite, apple beignets (kind of like donuts or fritters)! In Dutch: appelbeignets, although in some parts of … » full post and pics!
We hope you all had a great holiday season! On Christmas Eve we had Marga and Henk over for gourmetten. We planned to have a handful of friends over on New Years Eve, for a mini Dutch party. But the Covid cases had just started to rise fast again, so … » full post and pics!
Wasn’t the last fall camping trip supposed to be the last one this camping season? Ha. Well, the unbelievable temperatures of September changed our minds! Actually I’m writing this in October and a few days ago it was 28°C, how crazy is that?! We convinced Gord to come out with … » full post and pics!
A weekend with friends in Buffalo Pound Provincial Park was meant to be the grand finale of the camping season. This was September 10-13 and we ended up going away one more time after this. We love fall camping if we get nice days, and these last few weeks have … » full post and pics!
For months we looked forward to going back to Moose Mountain again for our longer summer stay! Biking, fishing, walking, enjoying the trees, the lake and the campground, fishing at Little Kenosee Lake. Although we had a great stay in our, so far, favourite site Fishcreek 34, we also were … » full post and pics!
You may know that Buffalo Pound is our favourite close-to-home destination. We have several options too! Most of the time it’s the south shore… the provincial park or a private campground… but sometimes we go to Valley View on the north shore to visit the Randi and Floyd (and son … » full post and pics!
Since I want to make this an annual post, here’s what I read in 2020! I’ll never have a long list, but my biggest change in 2020 is that I got a proper ereader! And oh boy, do I ever love that thing!!
Kindle or Kobo ereader?
I purchased this … » full post and pics!