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”

Use It All Loaf – A Winner!

Well this one is definitely worth sharing!! It’s simple and it’s delicious. There are all different combinations you can use as you will see in the recipe below, for mine I used a combination of grated pumpkin, grated carrot, dates and walnuts. Then before I popped it into the oven I chopped up some extraContinue reading “Use It All Loaf – A Winner!”

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!”

Fruit Fly, Mosquito Nets and Mango Cheesecake

I have been losing so much fruit lately, all my lemons are getting stung and some of my oranges. It’s so disappointing to have so much fruit go to waste. So I have decided to firstly keep my fruit trees at a manageable size, and secondly put nets over them to protect the fruit. TheseContinue reading “Fruit Fly, Mosquito Nets and Mango Cheesecake”

Using What You Have on Hand

I have to say I have been really enjoying my passionfruit cordial of late. When I come up to the house after working outside it’s so refreshing, much better than anything you can buy from the shops. If you can get your hands on some passionfruit or have it growing in your garden, it’s wellContinue reading “Using What You Have on Hand”