When you can smell the peaches before you see them, you know they’re going to be good! Whenever I have truly ripe peaches, I like to prepare them simply, without too much fuss. This peach topping is perfect for breakfast pancakes or yogurt, and way… too good over ice cream as a dessert. My husband’s direct quote was, “yummm…. peaches … Read More
Location: Just off Highway #3 Crowsnest Pass – Alberta, Canada Destination: Turtle Mountain Summit Distance: 6.5 Miles / 10.4 Kilometers round-trip Elevation: 7,250 Feet / 2,209 Meters Elevation Gain: 2,900 Feet / 884 Meters Difficulty: Moderate Scramble | Mostly Class 2 – The Trail gets into some Class 3 near the top involving brief points of exposure. Climbing gear is … Read More
This is one of my favorite dinners to make all summer long. It’s so quick and easy, and I never get tired of eating Chipotle Mayonnaise! We usually add sweet potatoes or chicken to the grill to make this into a meal. In the spring, I like to add asparagus to the mix. Later in the summer, I add corn … Read More
Location: Glacier National Park – Montana, U.S.A. Destination: Haystack Butte Distance: About 3.4 Miles / 5.4 Kilometers round-trip from Going To The Sun Road Parking Lot indicated in the overview map. Elevation: 7,490 Feet / 2,283 Meters Difficulty: Moderate Hike / Scramble | Class 1 and Class 2 – The climbers route to get up to the Highline trail is … Read More
The idea for this centerpiece comes from my Mother-in-law. She has a couple of them, and her house always smells amazing! After spending some time with them lately, it was just the inspiration I needed to finally make one for myself. Her centerpiece is made with hazelnut coffee beans, which smell really delicious. I had a dark roast from Guatemala … Read More
The hike to Crypt Lake starts with a 15 minute boat ride across Waterton Lake to the trail head. The trail climbs 2,300 feet through the trees into awe-inspiring views of the surrounding peaks. Crypt Lake alone is worth the hike because it’s incredibly stunning, but the hike also has many points of interest along the way.
The strawberries are finally ripe in our garden! I wait all year long for these couple of weeks, and then it’s strawberries for every meal of the day! Today we’re combining two of my favorite desserts – cheesecake and strawberries. In these hot days of summer, ice cream seems to be just the thing I’m craving. Cheesecake ice cream gives … Read More
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