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Mother’s Day Weekend

Mother’s Day Weekend

As days are becoming longer and warmer, we all are coming back to life. Heavy jackets and boots are stored away until next winter. The time of hats and sandals has begun. Patio furniture is getting unveiled along with barbeques and lawnmowers. Parking at Home Depot […]

St Jacob’s Farmers’ Market

St Jacob’s Farmers’ Market

This year so far, spring has been quite disappointing. The cold and stormy weather was dominating the entire month of April and the beginning of May was no different.  Last Friday, Ontario was hit with severe thunderstorms and damaging winds. By the time I had arrived […]

The Village of Warkworth

The Village of Warkworth

The Village of Warkworth is located in the Municipality of Trent Hills, in Northumberland County Ontario, about 90 minutes east of Toronto, population 12,604 (2011). I’m not sure what I got more excited about when we were planning our trip to Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival – the […]

Maple Syrup Festival in Warkworth

Maple Syrup Festival in Warkworth

On Sunday, March 11, we went to  Maple Syrup Festival in Warkworth. I’ve never been to Maple Festival before and was very excited. The website warkworthmaplesyrupfestival.ca  suggested that we should park our car in the village and take a shuttle bus to Sandy Flat Sugar Bush […]

Lent – time for spring cleanse

Lent – time for spring cleanse

Last month, the pre-Easter fasting period had started for the Christians around the world – Lent. In Christian tradition, Lent is more than just eating the limited amount of specified food — the faithful are to abstain from all the earthly pleasures, thus cleansing the soul from […]

Family Day and Hygge Attribute #2 – Comfort Food

Family Day and Hygge Attribute #2 – Comfort Food

Food is one of the most important hygge attributes. Sharing good food is the best way to cosy up with your family or friends. And Family Day weekend is the perfect time for such activity. And if in the previous years I would have to […]