Monthly Archives: February 2018

Heat oven to 375 deg. F 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup sugar 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tbsp baking powder 6 tbsp butter 2 eggs 1/3 cup sour cream 1/2 tsp almond extract 1 cup fresh or canned peaches (drained), diced Mix dry ingredients in a medium bowl.  Cut in butter.  In a […]

Bright sunlight during the winter months is a precious commodity here in the Okanagan Valley.  When the cloud gets trapped in the valley it can make you wish you were on a sunny beach far to the south! If you think it’s tough on the human psyche, pity your poor houseplants, who also appreciate a […]

I think that we all have a tendency to take our houseplants for granted much of the time, but it’s during the Christmas season that this neglect is most pronounced.  The Christmas tree takes centre stage, furniture is moved, dinners and parties mean extra space is needed, and any houseplants that are taking up that […]