We just spent a wonderful week at Daniel Point on the Sunshine Coast, BC. To get there you take a ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale and then drive up the coast for about an hour and a half along a very scenic, twisty, winding road.
When we reached our destination, it was just like a scene from Extreme Home Makeover. Everyone was running from room to room, exploring the gorgeous mansion my parents had rented for the week! You see, this "beach house" was the PNE prize home from 2000; a dream home. I'm sure the master suite is larger than the entire top floor of my house!
All in all, it was a very relaxing and enjoyable vacation, and so nice to spend the days with my husband, daughters, parents, sister, brother-in-law, niece and nephew.
Now that we're home, I'm really missing the kitchen at Eagle's Nest. It was, in a word, HUGE. I'm used to doing all my prep work on a tiny corner between the sink and the stove. It was nice to be able to have a huge island and dozens of cupboards, fridges in drawers, 3 ovens, fridge with ice maker, and a lovely Kitchen Aid blender (I need to get me one of those!!).
One of the little treats I whipped up for the family (using the lovely Kitchen Aid blender!!) was Watermelon Granita. I learned how to make this from The Pioneer Woman, of course. That's where I get most of my recipes these days! Did you know she has a cooking show on the Food Network starting this month? I hope we get it in Canada!
What summer treats have you been serving up?