For what it’s worth (and because I’ve been asked), this is my basic schedule since we moved about 6 weeks ago. I’ve included the other stuff too, just to give you an idea of how I work around everything else. Our mornings are prepped the night before, (because as I’m sure you know, chopping celery… Continue reading A Typical Day….because you asked.
In this post, I’m participating in Tempt My Tummy Tuesday, and Tuesdays at the Table Wee one #1 turned 10 this summer, and he wanted a serious birthday bash to celebrate. I’m always up for throwing birthday parties, as I’m sure you’re well aware at this point, so once he figured out his guest list… Continue reading Birthday Baking and My First 3D Cake
In this post, I am participating in Making Your Home a Haven, and Marriage Mondays. So far, I am really enjoying these challenges. Last week, I lit my candle every morning and remembered to say a little prayer for peace in our home and family every time it caught my eye. I found that having… Continue reading Making Your Home a Haven – Week #2
In this post, I am participating in Making Your Home a Haven, and Marriage Mondays. I have been looking forward to this challenge!! When I mentioned it to my husband, we both thought how perfect a time it is for this challenge to enter our life, as we are just getting settled into our new… Continue reading Making My Home a Haven – Week #1
When I baked and decorated the snazzy sugar cookies earlier this week for the Daring Baker challenge last month, I mentioned they were destined for our neighbour’s tummies, since we were going to package them up and give them out when we walk around introducing ourselves. We live in a seasonal area, and as we… Continue reading Cookie Packages and Christmas Twinkleberries
This summer, I came across a blog called Women Living Well, and it quickly became one of my favourites. I have been striving to be a better than average wife and mother for the last five years and though there are a lot of lessons to learn along the way, it is clear that I… Continue reading Making Your Home a Haven
In this post, I’m participating in The Daring Kitchen, Tempt My Tummy Tuesday, and Tuesdays at the Table The September 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Mandy of “What the Fruitcake?!” Mandy challenged everyone to make Decorated Sugar Cookies based on recipes from Peggy Porschen and The Joy of Baking. This was my first… Continue reading Snazzy Sugar Cookies – Daring Baker Challenge Sept 2010
In this post, I’m participating in Marriage Mondays. This morning I had what I often refer to as a ‘God moment’. To my non-Christian readers, I am not about to start thumping my Bible no worries, and to my Christian readers I’m not trying to play down a connection to God by being flippant about… Continue reading Good Morning Girls & My Wonderful, Sleeping Husband
Where have I been for the last six weeks? I was moving out of my cute old house in the city and into my lovely new house in the middle of nowhere. Well, not nowhere really – cottage country. Most of our new neighbours are seasonal, though there are a few other tough cookies who… Continue reading The City Mice Move to the Country
Yes, this happened two weeks ago, but it was a great day and the treats were really fun to make and turned out exactly as I had hoped. There are other fun creative domestic adventures that have happened even before the last day of school, but I really wanted to share these photos first. I… Continue reading Last Day of School Treats!