a year of pies… part 4

a year of pies… part 4

Whew! We made it team. 60 pies have been baked. The recipe book might be covered in dough and cherries and sticky sugar and milk splatters but my Year of Pies is done! And what a crazy adventure it has been. 60 pies in 9 months. Yeesh, that is a lot of pie! See below for […]

a year of pies… part 3

a year of pies… part 3

Ok, here it is! 15 more pies done and in the record books! Part 1 was awesome. Part 2 was splendid. And Part 3 was no different! I got my energy back with pie baking in this chunk of pies. At the end of part 2, it was a challenge to keep making pies… It […]

a year of pies… part 2

a year of pies… part 2

Welcome back to my Year of Pies, an attempt at cooking my way through Ashley English’s A Year of Pies. There are 60 pies total, and in case you haven’t read Part 1, I have already completed 15. I had some successes like my coconut cream, lemon meringue, and chicken pot pie… and some not so […]

a year of pies… part 1

a year of pies… part 1

My sister got me a recipe book for my 27th birthday in May of 2015, A Year of Pies by Ashley English! I poured over it and looked at all the recipes but it wasn’t until March of 2016 that I decided to bake one of those pies. Which is kinda funny since it was […]

Gimme, gimme that love, I’ve been waiting for you

Gimme, gimme that love, I’ve been waiting for you

In between Julie’s visit and some pretty great weekends, we spent lots of time exploring all around the valley. Kill the Grouse  Well, we tried to at least. One Sunday, Ben and I took to a trail to try to obliterate some grouse with his bow. We were unsuccessful, but man, we tried. Ruby even lost […]