Monday, November 30, 2015

GVT - near Waterloo Airport

Hiking the Grand Valley Trail
lots of water Fowl 

Pretty Weeds

Evidence of Beavers
and they take on some big trees

lost the road for a bit, trying to get back on track

for a while, real close to the river

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Advent decorations

The church is beautifully decorated

the first Advent message was "Hope"

Friday, November 27, 2015

Sewing Machine

There are signs near Conn

otherwise no one would find this place

They sold me a new sewing machine

business is usually "word of mouth"

I'll be going back here to take a lesson

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Quilt Trunk Show

saw some very nice quilts

loved this kind of Technic 

It kind of weaves

a block of a "family of quilts" is 
a leaf, a plaid, a dark, a medium and a light

now a days Rosemary makes a lot of  applique quilts

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Hoar Frost

Always looks so pretty

after fog gets frozen on the trees

glad to have a working camera again

morning sky

Monday, November 23, 2015


Marc went to the Dentist today

He had all 4 wisdom teeth pulled


Sunday, November 22, 2015

a Foot of Snow

So beautiful

snow makes everything bright

thankful for clean roads

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Light Dusting

It's time for leek

and Kale

yesterday I harvested the Celery roots and stalks 

today the snow starts to cover everything

always pretty

Thursday, November 19, 2015


These are still our favourite cookies

600 gram AP Flour
300 gram Sugar
1 lbs Butter
1Tbsp Baking Powder
2 tsp salt if no salt in Butter

mix in food chopper
roll into sausage shape
cut into cookies

325F 22 minutes

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Trees of the Field

Coming to the end of the fence line

Rien picks up a piece to bring to the Williams Farm

we anticipated this one to fall more into the field

but it is actually perfect the way it is

wide Load

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

last few Leaves

there are still grapes on the vine

but the sky looks like winter is coming

the last few leaves on the tree by the slide

and a few forgotten apples

Monday, November 16, 2015

Apple Juice

Rien went and had our apples pressed,
the apples in this picture are from the next client

we had 8 green boxes of apples
this is our juice, bagged in 1 litre bags
it is yummy
the video shows the juice being bagged

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Shower and Flowers

Shower game, drawing on your head
Angie in a gown, bouquet, table and candle

Kelsey's and mine
obviously, we didn't win

with Poot and Freeeman ladies

Eden helped

and Ivy entertained

the Bride to be

sweet Robyn

the shower was yesterday
today we were making Flowers
so we are still in wedding mode