Category Archives: Heather Brehaut

Betty’s Mince Pie Recipe

Growing up, it wasn’t Christmas time until Mum (Heather) and I watched A Child’s Christmas in Wales and ate mince pies. I remember baking them with Mum but never paying closing attention to the actual recipe. And then after Mum passed away, I realized I didn’t know how to make them on my own. So […]

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Moving to Calgary

What I remember … Dad, like most of us children, suffered from allergies: hay fever and asthma. By the early 1950s, Dad’s asthma (and mine) were getting pretty bad. At that time, the common remedy was to burn and inhale the smoke from some twigs and leaves specially packaged and sold for the purpose from […]

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