Close

Monthly Archives: September 2011

Friday night dessert night

I know it might seem that there is just endless sweets and treats around these parts, but it's not entirely the case. The slices are always, always given away. Caramel appears once in a blue moon. (OK, maybe twice in a blue moon if they occur in fifteen out of […]

Read More

A slice of Wednesday

I'm pretty much a daily blogger, unless a day kicks my butt, which yesterday did.  There were so many moments, all put together, to remind me that while I may occasionally look collected and, you know, on top of it, I'm so not.   It started with me knocking over […]

Read More

what’s the haps?

  I managed a couple of hours prancing through op shops on Friday (wearing a baby in a backpack, only slightly inhibits prancing) and GUESS WHAT I FOUND?!?!  Now I don't expect the fellas (hi, you two) or a non-sewer to get this really. But my sewing girls? Check it, […]

Read More

Sunday night rewind

{Sunday night is if-its for dinner: our version of leftovers. If it's in the fridge you can have it for dinner. Also Sunday Night Rewind, a revisiting of an old post. Tonight's edition originally posted on 16th September 2009.}   dulce de leche DID IT!!! As I wandered about my […]

Read More

this moment

{this moment}: A Friday photo tradition with Soulemama. One moment from this week, one that you want to hang onto and not forget. No words. And if you're a blogger playing along, please leave your link!     Happy Friday, lovely folk. xxx

Read More

bummer of a confession

If you drop in here, you might get the impression I'm all down with the homesteading. Got a bit of a garden, do a bit of cooking, know my way round a sewing machine. Pretty green. The baby appears to have an amber necklace on. Buddhist tendencies, hippy inclination. And […]

Read More

why cook from scratch?

  A lovely reader called Susan asked a damn good question in the comments on the weekend which has had me thinking. And thinking. And thinking. Why do I cook from scratch? she asked. Is it because it's cheaper? It tastes better? or is it for environmental reasons to cut […]

Read More