• Banff Paddleboarding 2020: 3ten.ca

    Travel: Banff Paddleboarding 2020

    Banff paddleboarding 2020 – that’s right, back in July we headed to Banff and took a paddle on the Bow River. It’s bright blue and full of glacier runoff. Oh, and cold. The water is very, very cold. Where do we dock? We use the Banff Canoe Club since they welcome the public. Plus, 3 hour parking is located right across the street. Total score. Okay, let’s check out some photos. Banff Paddleboarding 2020 Check out this guy – he’s happy on the water. Big…

  • Daphne Hiking: 3ten.ca

    Travel: Elk Island Hike

    Elk Island hike – the weather was sunny, a bit cloudy, and we had just enough bug spray. Plus, the bison are such a treat to see! In June we hiked two trails, number 11 and number 12. Daphne loved both – she likes to wander, check out smells and her 30 foot leash keeps her close, yet gives her a bit of freedom, too. Elk Island Here we are, hiking away. Gators are necessary with how muddy it’s been – we had to hike…

  • Prince Albert National Park 2018: 3ten.ca

    Travel: Prince Albert National Park

    Prince Albert National Park because it’s time for camping! Yes, Waskesiu in Saskatchewan is beautiful. It’s a little far from us, being about 7 hours towing, yet worth the visit. We took Tipsy, our 1972 Boler, on this trip. Okay, let’s get camping. Prince Albert National Park We set up camp in no time. Takes us about 20-30 minutes total from the time we find our site until we’re set up and ready to relax. Last year we got the 10×10 canopy tent since we…

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    Project: Summer is Here

    The first day of summer is such a great day. Not only is it the longest day of the year, it kicks off an amazing season. It’s official… Summer is Here So, what are your plans this summer? Anything fun or exciting? These terms are so relative. It’s exciting drinking fresh squeezed lemonade and exciting packing your bags for Peru. The first I might do, the second, not this summer. This summer is going to be filled with great eats, beautiful family, and long days…

  • Loaded Hot Dogs: 3ten.ca

    Recipe: Loaded Hot Dog

    Loaded hot dog – or should I say, loaded hot dogs! A few weeks back I mentioned the Bon Appetit July cover and the display of gourmet hot dogs, well, here I try and make some hot dog magic. Don’t get me wrong, they’re certainly not gourmet, but they are delicious. Fire up the BBQ and let’s get cooking! Ingredients soft hot dog buns (or corn tortillas for gluten free) Italian chicken sausage Natural chicken hot dog buffalo chicken sausage cilantro cream cheese sauce tomatoed…

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    Recipe: Tomatoed Onions

    Tomatoed onions are the secret to any Italian sausage or even an Italian seasoned chicken breast. They are rich in flavour and add a depth of sweetness that is delicious. This recipe is easy and takes only about 10 minutes total – if you really let your onions sweat. Let’s start! Ingredients 1/2 a white onion small vine tomato 1 teaspoon of shallot spice 1-2 teaspoons of butter First, gather all of your ingredients and wash the onion and tomato. Next, thinly slice the white…

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    Recipe: Jalapeño Cilantro Cream Cheese Sauce

    Jalapeño cilantro cream cheese sauce is the perfect summer sauce to bring heat to hot dogs, chicken, or even corn on the cob. It’s fresh, light and packs just the right amount of heat. Buy ripe peppers and fresh cilantro. Okay, let’s get started on this recipe. Ingredients 2 jalapeños 1 cup of cilantro 4oz of cream cheese 1 tablespoon of lime juice 1/4 cup of olive oil 2 dashes of white vinegar First, wash and gather all of your ingredients. Depending on your desired…