Category: Grub

Lemon loaf, anyone?

Sometimes you just want a slice of lemon loaf, right? A couple pics I took at House of James this morning. Tasted so good! <grin> And great tasting coffee from Pacific Roasters! 2743 Emerson Street, Abbotsford, BC V2T 4H8 (map)  Website  Facebook  Instagram

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Oldhand Coffee

           oliday Monday… oh where to go? Hummm, I’ve been hearing great things about Oldhand Coffee downtown Abby. So off I went! Casey was very friendly and served me with a smile. The beautiful Kristine (owner) was happy to answer any questions I had. I asked her where the name “old hand” came from. She shared …

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Love Grown

Shopping at Independent Grocery, and spotted “Love Grown®”… hummmm, this would be perfect for Easter Sunday breaky! And it was!  I happily poured unsweetened Almond Milk over the Sweet Cranberry Pecan Oat Clusters… nom, nom, nom. <wiping chin> Sweet Cranberry Pecan Oat Clusters = subtly sweetened and toasted to perfection. Made with apple juice infused cranberries, pecans, and …

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It’s a bundt idea!

  Loving my new Turquoise (what I call “happy blue”) Master Class Premium Bakeware bundt pan, and 100% cotton City Chic™ patchwork tea towel! I started seeing this “Kentucky Butter Cake” recipe on social media and was like, I have got to get a bundt pan and make a cake! I remember my Mom making a …

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House of James Coffeehouse

  ome photos I took at one of my most favourite places to frequent! Nom, nom, nom! <grin> A tasty destination in Abbotsford is the coffeehouse at House of James! Great tasting coffee from Pacific Roasters, tasty grub + baking. And of course an awesome bookstore!!!  2743 Emerson Street, Abbotsford, BC V2T 4H8 (map)  Website  Facebook  …

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History… by post

I love sending and receiving letters in the mail! There’s nothing like it. Well, this morning I went down to check my mailbox. And low and beyond there’s a letter from my Auntie Joan! A lovely letter and … a few vintage recipe cards! Wow. The recipe cards belonged to my Great Grandmother and my …

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Biscotti all’ Anice

My friend Ann makes the best biscotti I’ve ever had personally! I asked if she would share her recipe with us, and it turns out, her recipe comes right out of a woman’s magazine from the early 90’s!! #loveit She sent me home with a cute little bag of them today, so of course I …

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Must. Have. Cake.

Sometimes you just want a cupcake. Right? I walked into Reddy Made Cakes and was delighted to see a fridge full of mini cakes! Well, there is 12 less cupcakes in the fridge now. <grin> Veda happily helped me pick them out – so many choices! She was sweet and provided great service. Thanks, Veda! …

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Hottiesfoods

      hen you think of a treasure, you probably think about jewels and gold. Well there’s another treasure to be discovered! When you’re out in Mission enjoying life: 4×4, camping, daytripping & kayaking (uh, that would be me), or just going for a drive … make sure to find yourself on Dewdney Trunk Road, and …

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Lelem’ Arts Cafe

Enjoyed a lovely dinner at Lelem’ Arts and Cultural Cafe in Fort Langley. The Turkey Club was so tasty! Very flavourful. And the cranberry bread … yum. 100 – 23285 Billy Brown Road, Langley, BC V1M 0C8 (map) website Facebook

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Common Place Café

We finally ate at the Common Place Café in Abbotsford. Wow. Really good. Our waitress was really nice; she commented on us bowing our heads to say grace, and shared a cute little story about it. Service was fast, seating was comfortable and the food was … GOOD. Pricing is very affordable. While every other place …

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