Blogging Through the Alphabet, Recipes

G is for Griddle Cakes at the Calgary Stampede! (Blogging Through the Alphabet)

As I was looking through my copy of the Five Roses Cookbook (my gramma's favorite) looking for a recipe that began with a G, I came across the page for Griddle Cakes and thought how perfect since we are heading into pancake breakfast season here in Calgary (aka Stampede Week). In a short 16 days,… Continue reading G is for Griddle Cakes at the Calgary Stampede! (Blogging Through the Alphabet)

Family Travel

A Fun Morning at the Calgary Stampede Parade

The chill morning air was welcome as we left our place in the country after the early July heat of the week. Not far down the road, we ran into our first traffic, a half dozen of our neighbor's calves had decided "the grass was greener on the other side" and escaped from their mothers,… Continue reading A Fun Morning at the Calgary Stampede Parade

Family Travel

You’re from Calgary? Your Stampede is Starting Soon Right?

On our recent visit to the Los Angeles area, our family was often asked where we were from. Hearing our answer of Calgary, many responded with a question about our world famous Calgary Stampede. Some were curious, some had been, and some are planning to visit us this year in conjunction with Canada's 150th birthday!After… Continue reading You’re from Calgary? Your Stampede is Starting Soon Right?