Highwood Ridge

Location: Kananaskis Country – Alberta, Canada Destination: Highwood Ridge Difficulty: Easy Day Hike | Class 1 and some Class 2. Brief periods of exposureTrail Overview MapHighwood Ridge is located in the Kananaskis area which is about an hour from Calgary. We spent a good amount of time in Kananaskis country when we lived in Calgary because it was so much … Read More

Apple Varieties 101

I thought with the arrival of fall, it might be a good time to review the different varieties of apples. There are so many kinds to choose from, it can be overwhelming. Hopefully, this short lesson will help you navigate your way to the best variety of apple for what you’re doing.

Homemade Coconut Whipped Cream

I decided to give coconut whipped cream a recipe of it’s own today for a number of reasons: 1. I make coconut whipped cream two different ways, and I thought it might be nice to share some of the tips I’ve learned along the way. 2. This whipped cream makes it’s way into many of my desserts (Nutella Pudding in … Read More

Lake Agnes Teahouse Hike

Location: Banff National Park – Alberta, Canada Destination: Lake Agnes Teahouse Distance: 4.5 Miles / 7.2 Kilometers Round-trip from Chateau Lake Louise Elevation Gain: 1,250 Feet / 381 Meters Difficulty: Easy Day Hike | Class 1 – Hiking with a low chance of injuryTrail Overview Map Lake Agnes Teahouse Hike is located in the Lake Louise area of Banff National … Read More