Blueberry Grunt… Yes Grunt!

Nova Scotia, Canada That’s right, Grunt! What the heck is Blueberry Grunt? Well it’s an East Coast tradition and one of the easiest recipes you’ll ever make. Traditionally done stove top but finishing in the oven gives you golden biscuits on top. Without a doubt, this is such a soothing warming dessert, enjoyed year round…

Old Town Lunenburg – Right Out of A Postcard

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Canada Here about 90 km from Halifax tucked away on the south shore of Nova Scotia is this tiny little port town of Lunenburg. An official UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, the Bluenose II. A replica of the famous racing Schooner Bluenose from the early 1900’s. This…

The Joys of Nova Scotia Winters

Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada Welcome to a NS winter where it has been known to start snowing in mid November and spring might break in April. The annual snowfall totals can range between 200-300 cm a season with usually 1 huge storm dumping a third of that in a day. I have a good laugh thinking back years…

Natural Seaside Beauty – Peggy’s Cove

Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia Canada It took me 50 yrs to visit this historical gem in my own backyard of Nova Scotia, Peggy’s Cove! Established in 1868 this small rural fishing community on the eastern shore of St Margaret’s Bay is still home to a few local lobster fishermen but tourism is the main draw…