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.
Ingredients:
1.5 lbs lean ground pork
1.5 lbs lean ground beef
small diced onion
2 grated potatoes
2 diced cloves of […] . . . → Read More: Christmas Eve Tradition: Tourtiere

Oh Christmas Tree

We got a new pre lit Christmas tree this year.  I actually took a few minutes this evening after choir practice to take some pictures of the lights.  I love using the 50mm lens with a 1.8 aperture.  I love the bokeh effect it has on the lights.  I used to get this effect and […] . . . → Read More: Oh Christmas Tree

What’s on Your Menu?

I haven’t posted a Menu Plan Monday in a very long time.  It is not thatI don’t plan the menus, just that I am having a hrad time sticking to them and if theyare posted here, I feel like I am more bound to them. So in the interest of keeping to the menu this […] . . . → Read More: What’s on Your Menu?

Lists Are Made to Be Crossed

On most days I have an idea of the things I need to get done. Sometimes I actually make a list so things can get crossed off and I can feel like I have accomplished something.  Today was one of those days, and there were six things on the list.
1. Clean Living room,and Dining room
2. […] . . . → Read More: Lists Are Made to Be Crossed