Harvesting Rhubarb
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Harvesting Rhubarb

Jul 24, 2011 | No Comments

How I wish we photographed the rhubarb before harvesting. Not only is rhubarb consumable, but it looks gorgeous in the yard; it gets to be quite tall and vibrant. It’s so pretty in the backyard that I’m always saddened just before harvesting — then I remember all the deliciousness that will come from it: rhubarb pie, nectar, jam, chutney, turnovers.

Calgary Stampede Fashion Inspiration

Calgary Stampede Fashion Inspiration

Jul 15, 2011 | No Comments

The Calgary Stampede brings our downtown to life. For a few days, streets like Stephen Avenue are so busy you’d think you were in a major world city — with a western twist. Calgary is having a western-themed party and the entire world is invited.

Sandía con Fuego

Sandía con Fuego

Jul 4, 2011 | No Comments

After a morning of gardening, forget a glass of water — a Sandia con Fuego is the most refreshing thing in the world.

Easy DIY Rustic Outdoor Lighting

Easy DIY Rustic Outdoor Lighting

Jul 2, 2011 | No Comments

The right lighting can enhance the perfect mood to any setting. If you are thinking of entertaining outdoors, why not add a simple rustic touch that you can put together in little time?

Canada Day Brunch
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Canada Day Brunch

Jul 1, 2011 | No Comments

What a beautiful day to enjoy a quick and delicious brunch on your deck. When I woke up, Eric had a surprise Canada Day brunch prepared. Free-range scrambled eggs, maple-glazed roasted bacon, and mimosas.