Stability and Rhubarb Cake

When I think of my grandma what I think of most is that she was always there. Always at home, in her seat at the dining table, slippers on, usually with a smoke in hand and the radio playing. I guess she was a bit of a recluse, but for […]


Shangri-La and Cracker Cake

Grandma Florence and Grandpa Martin were married at a manse in Prince Albert, SK on July 4, 1944. Grandpa’s sister Matilda and her husband Doug went along as witnesses and what always makes me giggle, also on the honeymoon (in the same tent no less!). The group travelled to Waskesiu […]

Finished cake

Great Grandma Cora’s White Cake

Anyone who knew her would tell you that my great grandmother Cora Mortenson was a heck of a cook. In fact, by the time she was ten years old she could bake almost anything, and later she would become a cook in the local hospital. Cora would often bake 4 […]