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Sunday July 23rd 2017

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Our FAVORITE Brownies!

Our FAVORITE Brownies!

I bet I’ve tried 25 brownie recipes over the years… but this one…this one takes the cake…er brownie! They hold all of the things a brownie should! Shiny top, moist but not too moist. Truly special. Rather than using cocoa powder, it uses chocolate pieces. Yum! [Read More]

2 Steps Forward, 3 Steps Back

2 Steps Forward, 3 Steps Back

Progress comes in waves when renovating. Work is done. Sections are finished…and then things happen. This week was supposed to be the time we’ve been waiting for… INSULATION! This was to come after the electrical rough for the 3rd floor (we’ve successfully [Read More]

Delivered – Mia’s New Dress

Delivered – Mia’s New Dress

As it happens, Mia and her father were able to come for a visit to see us and I was able to give her dress over in person! She loved it so much that she “NEEEEEDED” to wear it on the airplane home. More information about this dress may be found HERE.   [Read More]

Dusty? Yes we are!

Dusty? Yes we are!

I’ve been Pinning things onto my boards over on Pinterest (Follow Along!). I’ve been stacking and squirreling away fabrics (shhhhh === don’t tell the feller!) And I’ve been bookmarking and copying in to file techniques for this and that all in an [Read More]

Faster Than You Think

Faster Than You Think

Growing a vegetable garden feels like a labour of love when you are first planting. You dig, weed, plant, water and tend. You wait. You wait some more. You weed some more and wonder, how long? How LONG!!?? This year I decided to take photos a bit more often to show those of [Read More]

Silliness

Silliness

You will learn that I love to travel and really get out there and explore! I like to steep myself in whatever culture I’m in. All to often my inner silliness comes out and it’s often caught on film as shown to the right. Thankfully, I’m not the only one! [Read More]

Planting

Planting

It’s that time of year again! Time to get those seeds into pots, seed starting kits and directly into the ground! I’m excited to have an expanded gardening space now! Around The MacKay Way we’ve got everything from cucumbers, squash and okra, to tomatoes, [Read More]

Entertaining

Entertaining

The feast for the Merenda in Florence, Italy! An afternoon/evening meal with friends. In Italian, La Merenda means “early snack” and refers to an Italian custom of early evening socializing and gathering to share food and drink amongst friends and family. This [Read More]

Garden

Garden

Hold tight and check back soon! You’ve reached the home page of The MacKay Way. What will we have here? Specifically but not exclusively: Millinery, Fashion & Style Home Decor Kimberli’s Kitchen for Food and Drink Sewing – a creative outlet Knitting [Read More]

Kitchen Sink Cookies

Kitchen Sink Cookies

There are times when I need a break from chocolate chip cookies. Call me crazy, OK, I’m crazy. As I’ve been looking out in cookieland this week during National Cookie Week I’ve seen a lot of great chocolate options, but I’ve decided to provide yet [Read More]

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Our FAVORITE Brownies!

Our FAVORITE Brownies!

I bet I’ve tried 25 brownie recipes over the years… but this one…this one takes the cake…er brownie! They [Read More]

Holiday Treat: Lemon Coconut Bars

Holiday Treat: Lemon Coconut Bars

When I got the call that I’d be doing a full 26 minutes on the TV show Robin’s Nest, and it would be [Read More]

Giving a Cat an Inhaler and other Normal Things

Giving a Cat an Inhaler and other Normal Things

Things around The MacKay Way are never dull. I can’t ever recall having an “I’m Bored” moment, [Read More]

Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

After three weeks on the road it was so nice to come home and stroll through the gardens to collect some things for [Read More]

The Staple Dress

The Staple Dress

September has rolled in with a BANG! So much to do in the weeks ahead that my lists have lists!!! As I started my [Read More]

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