I’m a lover of Christmas time. Perhaps it’s the memories, or the time spent with family and friends, or perhaps it just signals the start of the long summer holidays which, as a teacher, I love! What ever it is, Christmas is my favourite time of the year. Christmas is not a huge production for […]
Some of our favourite people came to visit us over the holidays. It's so good to have cousins (and a sister) who are friends as well. Their visit was full of outdoor fun, soaking up the best that the
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
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.