I’m a vampire

Thanks to Picky Palate for giving us the link to create photos of ourselves.  I had fun.

France en vampire


Here is my family in photos

Here is a photo of me taken this summer.  I have brown hair but they are colored dark brown espresso.  I’m going to turn 30 years old next Friday Ohhhh LOL


This is my son Lou (4 years old) and Thierry (my boyfriend and father of Lou).  We’ve been together for 7 years.  This photo was last Saturday when we celebrated my son’s birthday.

Lou et Thierry

The three of us.


His Scooby-Doo cake.  He loved it.


Here is our “little” baby cat.  We named him Cashmire.  He’s 2 years old and still crazy like a baby.  And he sleeps on my pillow each night.  And he is so nice with my son.


Here is my boyfriend’s cat : Cotonel.  He’s old and is boring.


Here is the last baby we bought at the end of August.  Our little baby Sookie.  She won’t be more than 3-4 pounds.  She’s a lionhead rabbit.  I’ve already had rabbits when I was living with my parents.  But this one is the best.  She’s very nice and soft.


I hope you enjoyed the show 😀

Have a nice weekend everyone.  🙂


On Sunday I made 2 pizza.  I made the crust in my bread machine.  Then I made the pizza sauce (no cooking involved).  I put pepperoni on both pizza.  And plenty of veggies on top : mushrooms, red bell peppers and red onions.  The crust is very good and the sauce is great.

This week I’m tired a lot.  Yesterday my boyfriend got a little surgery.  He can’t walk for almost a week.  In the middle of the night it began to ache.  So I didn’t sleep a lot.  He was supposed to go to work but couldn’t.  It’s too painfull.  I’m so glad to have leftover of pizza and also salmon pie.  I don’t feel like cooking.



Salmon Pie

I’ve always loved when my mother made salmon pie (pâté au saumon).  Her recipe was very simple.  She used a can of red salmon, kept the juice to mash the potatoes, added a roasted onion and that was it.  All of this in a pie crust and topped with another one.  Sometimes she added cooked diced carrots, but I didn’t like it so much.

She was visiting us for the weekend and I told her I wanted to do a salmon pie.  I’ve never made one.  Here is the one I made : Rustic Salmon Pie.

The recipe didn’t say to keep or drain the salmon liquid.  I kept it and added it to my potatoes.  And I used a bit more of mashed potatoes.  I roasted a small onion and green onions and added this to the mixture.

The pastry crust is really easy to do with the food processor.  In the filling since I used the liquid of the salmon, I used just a little bit of 2% fat milk.  I kept the bones and skins from the salmon.  It adds calcium to the recipe.



Broccoli recipe + Giveaway

Last Friday, I told you I would try a recipe with broccoli.  It was great.  We all loved it.  It’s a great dish for those who don’t like broccoli like me.  It uses a can of mushroom soup (I use Campbell).  By the way, go to this giveaway on the blog of The Foodie Diaries.  Who knows, maybe you can be the lucky winner 😀

Here is the recipe : White Trash Broccoli Casserole


TGIF – Apple Martini

I’m glad that it’s finally Friday.  I had a weird week.  On Wednesday night I got an headache, runny nose, and I was sneezing a lot.  I felt like I got the flu.  At 9:30 I went to bed.  I would have like to read but was not well enough.  And yesterday I was fine.  No cold, no flu.  That’s weird but I’m glad it was only an evening.

Today my mother is visiting us until Monday morning.  Tomorrow is my son’s birthday.  4 years old.  We’re invited for lunch at my father in law.  It’s going to be great 🙂  We’re bringing the Scooby-Doo cake.  It’s going to be awesome.

Tonight for dinner, we’re going to eat steak on bbq (I did the marinade this morning), twice-baked potatoes from Barbies (a restaurant we have in Montreal that I love), and I’m going to do a recipe with broccoli, mushroom soup and cheese.  I’m going to post the recipe with photo later in the weekend.  I hope it’s going to be delicious.  I don’t really like broccoli but maybe it’s going to be great in this recipe.


This is a wonderful drink (for us).  I hope you’ll enjoy if you try it.

apple mart

Apple Martini

1 ounce vodka

1 ounce sour apple schnapps or apple Schnapps

1 ounce Applejack or apple juice or applesauce

Shake everything with ice in a shaker until frosted. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass (martini glass) and garnish with a slice of apple.