Welcome Táta

Say hello to the newest member of our family! Táta, the Icelandic Sheepdog who came all the way to us from Biggs Ranch in Alberta!

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The view from above: Iceland

After almost four months, we’ve finally edited our video from Iceland.

Please have a watch, we’re very proud of it!

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Lunch in Terrebonne, Quebec

A random road trip adventure – that’s what we did this weekend when we ate lunch in a small village just north of Montreal called Terrebonne, Quebec.

To be honest, it wasn’t totally random. We had to make a stop in Montreal to pick up something, so while we were there, we explored the suburb — which I found out about while researching nearby, pretty cities.

Our first stop – smoked meat sandwiches …. we picked a local, small restaurant called BYGS. Can I just say it was delightful!

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And of course, we explored the Ile des Moulins – various mills dating back to as far as the mid 1700s. The area has been designated a historic site but the Government of Quebec. And according to Wikipedia, “Four years following the construction of the flour mill that is currently standing at the Île-des-moulins to this day, the Moulin neuf (New Mill) was built in 1850. In addition, around the same time in 1850, the seigniory office was established.”

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One more site we checked out was the church in town – Paroisse Saint Louis, constructed in 1877.

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Throwback Thursday: Belfast, United Kingdom

It’s another installment of my throwback travel series! Today, I’m continuing my United Kingdom journey, but this time I am focusing on Northern Ireland — more specifically Belfast.

Last week, I re-shared my England posts, and this week, get ready as I take you back to April 2008, Easter weekend, when I walked the streets of Belfast and went as far north as Giant’s Causeway.

I’d like to go back to Ireland one day and visit Dublin.

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Snow Day

A dumping of snow! That’s what we woke up to this Sunday. And our little Jimmy Dean quite enjoyed watching it fall.

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