Friendly Friday – Summer Traditions

,,,thanks to  Sandy for hosting this week’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge

Summer traditions may be on hold this year as we’re still not allowed to go to the cottage. Hopefully we’ll hear in the next few days when Christian Island opens up to lessee holders. When it does there will be quite a few restrictions, like no friends and only immediate family will be allowed on the ferry.

Having said that we’re still able to barbeque in the backyard and go for walks through the parks. Some of these photos are from years past.

Community Corn Roasts (cancelled this year)

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Driving Through the Country
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Ice-Cream with Winnie

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Swimming at the Lake
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Summer Fun Runs (cancelled this year)
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Sunsets on Big Sand Bay
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Walks Along the Beach
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Sharing a Meal at the Cottage
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The CNE (cancelled this year)
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Relaxing on the Deck at Friend’s Cottage
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BBQ in the Backyard
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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – In Transit

….thanks to Sandy for hosting this week’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge

During COVID-19 we’re back to basics when it comes to travelling. More people are walking or riding their bikes and when necessary to get further away people are using their cars. I for one have saved a lot of money on gas in the last three months. I’ve only filled up once.
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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Comfort Food

thanks to Sandy for hosting this week’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge

Comfort foods during COVID-19 have caused me to gain at least six pounds. Despite walking an average 13 000 steps a day comfort foods which are high in carbs are my downfall.

My husband, when he’s feeling okay, has found a renewed love of cooking. I don’t complain and I enjoy what he prepares immensely. The best meals are the ones we work on together. Here are some of my favourite comfort foods that we’ve enjoyed over the last 10 weeks.

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Homemade Bread
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Roast Pork and Mashed Cauliflower
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Homemade Pizza
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Lemon Pasta with Pancetta
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Cowboy Cookies
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Breakfast made by Kevin (vegetable hash under a fried egg)
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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Reimagine Orange

…thanks to Sandy from the Sandy Chronicles for hosting this week’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge

I could look for ‘orange’ items or re-image some older photos to take on an orange hue. All these photos were orange to begin with with one exception. Can you guess which one was altered? They were all edited somewhat but one changed colour completely.

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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Art Unexpected

…thanks to Sandy for hosting this week’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge

Some of the best art is the piece that you come across unexpectedly. On my walk last week someone or multiple people had left these painted stones on a rock for all to enjoy.C4-CD0-EBD-D5-C0-4-F19-AB52-7-BF083346-BFC
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I also find that when you walk into a setting and new art has been put up that you weren’t expecting it can affect you in one of several ways. This new art display at Montgomery’s Inn gave me instant joy because of its whimsical quality. It clearly affected a lot of people in a similar way because most people pulled out their camera phones and started taking photos of these large ink drawings.25-F5-CEE5-C04-F-4920-A055-54-EEDED3376-F
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