Long time readers would know that I’m a bit of a jam and preserve maker. As I type this, there are about 17 jars of plum jam sitting in my cupboard, ready to be used when ever the mood strikes. Of course the kids had declared a sudden and strong aversion to plum jam, in […]
Hooray for September! Spring is in the air, and not a moment too soon. Even with some sickness keeping us down for a few weeks, we are glad to be out of the worst of the winter cold. The fire is still
It's been a while since I've done a random photo day. I kind of forgot myself for a while and have been so focused on writing "useful" posts, that I neglected to just breath, and share some of the ups
I'm not the most interesting person when it comes to lunches. In fact at work, I eat the same lunch every day. That's right. Every. Single. Day. In a life full of decisions about food (I teach
One of the things I love to do is make as much of our food as possible. We make our own sauces, jams, pickles, and preserves. We grow our own vegetables and fruit and freeze the left overs for later.
Yay - it's school holidays here... and not a minute too soon. My goodness it's been a busy and tough couple of weeks with sickness continuing, as well as lots of other bits and pieces. Hannah has had
Come school holidays, we need to think about keeping the kids tummies full. Hungry children are grumpy, whiny children in this house, and I'm not a fan of whining. So on Saturday, I knew I needed to