Springtime and New Beginnings

Well it has been lovely to be in the garden, preparing the soil for Spring vegetables after some much needed rain. There is just nothing like working or for that matter enjoying the garden and outdoors after rain, everything is alive and fresh and singing it’s thanks. Even the birds are excited and especially active.Continue reading “Springtime and New Beginnings”

A Whole Lot of Little Things Make Up One Big Life!

I love borage and so do the bee’s, it’s lovely to have it back in the garden again. It’s been a time of lot’s of little things around here lately. Reorganising cupboards, cleaning out the old and unused and trying to pick as many tomatoes as I can, when I can, and turn it intoContinue reading “A Whole Lot of Little Things Make Up One Big Life!”

Making Each Day Count

Time……. it always seems to move so fast. I start each day with the hope and prayer I’ll use it wisely. I want to finish each day knowing I’ve done what I should for that day and the good sense to leave what can be left for tomorrow. The balance of smelling the roses andContinue reading “Making Each Day Count”

Chicken Pie, Cackleberries and Winter Wonders!

Well it’s been a while since my last post! I hope you haven’t given up on me! It feels wonderful to be back : ) The month of May has been a time of feeling under the weather, getting sick, then getting better and catching-up. It can be quite a process! It’s lovely to beContinue reading “Chicken Pie, Cackleberries and Winter Wonders!”

Around The Garden And Another Delicious Loaf Recipe!

Well the garden is coming along, the seeds are germinating, more seedlings have been planted out, celery is in the ground, the beans are climbing and the weather is getting cooler, hope springs eternal! The Capsicums are ripening, and the corn is coming along very nicely. It will be a treat to have fresh cornContinue reading “Around The Garden And Another Delicious Loaf Recipe!”

Fuss Free Clean Windows and My Go To Muffin and Mini Quiche Recipes

Washing windows!! I have always wanted to find a way to clean my windows that actually worked, didn’t cost a fortune or leave smudges. Sometimes you can clean a window, it looks great, then when the morning light or the sun hits it in a certain way, the window that looked so lovely after allContinue reading “Fuss Free Clean Windows and My Go To Muffin and Mini Quiche Recipes”

Catching Up And Cooler Days

Well I feel like I have so much catching up to do!!I think it has been 3 weeks since my last post. I kept thinking of things I wanted to share with you, but a combination of different things meant I had to pause and come back, so here I am! I hope you haveContinue reading “Catching Up And Cooler Days”

Inside or Outside? Kitchen or Garden?

It’s a never ending tussle in my mind. To work outside or inside! There’s always plenty to do on either side. And the thing about growing food is, sometimes in addition to your usual cooking there is pickling and preserving to do. These are good problems to have though, and in the end it allContinue reading “Inside or Outside? Kitchen or Garden?”

It’s a New Day!

I love those early morning moments just on daybreak as the sun announces a new day. It seems like such a special time of the day, everyone and everything is fresh and all the possibilities of the day ahead await you. However there are also those times when the thought of a new day leavesContinue reading “It’s a New Day!”