Monthly Archives: December 2010

Merry Christmas!

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Christmas Eve Tradition: Tourtiere

There are a few Christmas Eve traditions we have and like most traditions they have to do with food. I like to make something my mother made and our boys absolutely love, Tourtiere.  Tourtiere is a French-Canadian spiced meat pie.
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Santa Cheese

This morning we headed off to Oakridge to get our annual picture with Santa.  Quinlan was a little shy and to forestall the hysterics I sat with Quinlan on my lap and Santa had Aidan.  It is a little cheesy, … Continue reading

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December 6, 1917: The Halifax Explosion

I understand why for most Canadians December 6th is a day of remembrance not for a disaster that killed 2000 people in Nova Scotia, but of a mad man shooting 14 women at an engineering school in Quebec.  It was … Continue reading

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