On the second day of my trip, I was well rested and ready to tear Manitoba apart with my presence! First thing on my agenda was to get a Slurpee from 711. Manitoba was disgustingly hot when I was out there and I needed to cool down. As well, there are no 711s in Quebec so I had to give into my craving! I had a huge and silly smile on my face until I got a massive "brain freeze". By the way, Manitoba is the Slurpee capitol of the world.
I saw my grandmother that day. I missed her so much! While we were there, my mom handpicked some potatoes and peas from the garden. Nothing beats fresh garden vegetables, I kid you not! My grandmother, mother, and I sat around the table eating raw peas from the garden.
Later in the evening, my mom made her famous dish - new potatoes from the garden, in a creamy sauce with fresh dill. It is to die for. Man, I ate so much "mom food" on my trip!
Tags: Family, Fresh Vegetables, Garden, Grateful, Gratitude, Peas, Photoblog, Potatoes, Slurpees