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Wedding Planning 101 – When and Where – Solved!

So just a quick update…  We solved the “when” and “where” problem last night.

After much deliberation, “what-if-ing”, and praying, we’ve been able to settle on…

June 24, 2018 at Cambridge Mill, in Cambridge Ontario.

Two decisions down.  143 more to go.


Wedding Planning 101 – When and Where?

Well, my baby is getting married.  That’s right the last of my kids — my little girl — got engaged over Easter weekend.  We can’t be any happier for her.  We love her; We love her fiance; and we’re praying for their lifetime together.

BUT… the wedding planning has already begun.  First things first — . . . → Read More: Wedding Planning 101 – When and Where?

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

The original post for this recipe came from and was used at the 2017 March/April Birthday Bash in Cedar Valley.

Ingredients: 10 whole chicken wings, cut into flats and drumettes (here’s how to do it). Discard tips or use for a stock. That leaves you with 20 wing pieces total 1 Tbsp. aluminum-free baking powder (NOT baking soda) . . . → Read More: Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings

Great Ribs in the Oven

The original for this recipe came from  We used it for the March/April 2017 birthday party in Cedar Valley.

Prepare the baking sheet: Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and set a cooling rack on top. Lay the ribs on top of the rack in a single layer. This arrangement . . . → Read More: Great Ribs in the Oven

Dry Rub for Ribs etc

This recipe originally was posted at and was used as the dry rub for our oven cooked ribs at the March/April 2017 Birthday Party in Cedar Valley.  We actually did 1/2 of the recipe for our needs of 3 racks of ribs and still had leftover.

Ingredients (full recipe)

2 cups brown sugar (see notes below) . . . → Read More: Dry Rub for Ribs etc