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Yard Snacks

Despite the fierce drought, it’s been a great year for yard snacks. Our raspberry patch invaded half the yard and not even Devon pretending to be a bear could keep up with the harvest: The potatoes we planted in May in our front yard are ready to pull out too, …

Scran & Dram

New Hamburg floods every spring, sometimes spectacularly. I wanted to show Devon the flood plains, so before meeting Shauna for dinner we went to see the water wheel in New Hamburg. The water wheel sits right on the flood plains and I didn’t realize that this early in the year …

Food Trucks

Every other Wednesday evening we bike up to the church in our neighbourhood to grab dinner from food trucks. “We’re going to food trucks!” Devon yells at his friends at daycare on the way out. He’s quite excited about it, especially the ice cream trucks. When we get there, he …

Dinosaur Food

We are at the stage now where all food needs to be shared fairly with the dinosaurs.  And after the dinosaurs are …

Kitchen Help

When Shauna is working on weekends, Devon and I are in charge of dinner. We usually keep it simple: last night we …

Raspberries Yum

Every winter the bunnies in our yard prune all of our raspberry canes, but this year they found our apple tree slightly …

Eat, eat, you’re skinny

Until a few weeks ago, we were extremely proud that Devon would eat pretty much anything: seaweed, falafels, olives, onions, and pretty …

Dandelions (part 2)

Because we are really good at raising dandelions, we got to taste a couple of different dandelion recipes this spring.  Devon is …

Eat your greens

May is an exciting month for us: we try to eat most of the stuff that grows in our neighbourhood. Yesterday we …