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Straw hat cake

A friend had stated months ago that for her birthday next summer she wanted a garden party that looked like a french film with a long table  under a tree,  set with lace  table cloths, flowers, nice china, spectacular food and she wanted her guests to wear  big floppy hats… So when she invited me […]

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Spring is in the air

I bought this gardenia plant last November, it was green and lush and covered with buds. I expected the flowers and their lovely fragrance to last through the holidays. I watered and misted it regularly, placed it near a sunny window, yet, to my horror the buds fell off one by one, the leaves curled […]

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Mistery no more!

The mystery fruit bears the very evocative, if not original, name of: CAVIAR LIME! and I got it at: Fruiterie Chez Louis 222, Place du Marché-du-Nord, Marché Jean-Talon, Montréal Tél. : (514) 277-4670.

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Butterflies

I cannot help myself! Every year I think that I will not take any more photos of the butterflies, yet I do…and they seduce me all over…

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Club Chasse et Pêche

This is supposed to be one of the top 5 restaurants in Montreal right now. It was my friend’s birthday, I wanted a memorable celebration so I booked well in advance at the Club Chasse et Pêche. It is located in Old Montreal, in what used to be a very good Portuguese restaurant called Le […]

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Mystery fruit

I know I have read about this fruit, and the shopkeeper told me the name…but I cannot remember what it is. Can anybody help? I know it is a lime, it tastes acidic like a lemon or a lime, but those red beads are  so much prettier … like caviar. I am told they are […]

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More memories of NYC

As I rummaged through my NYC photos I found this snow man on a car… this is amusing to me…we would NEVER think of doing that up here….. Speaking of unusual, in the hotel they had a basket filled with snacks along with an first kit containing thread, buttons, band aids, nail file etc…but they […]