Catching up

Oh, it has been so long since I was here! It feels like the time has flown by but somehow taken so long. My days have been busy with work and catching up around the home. Though, I don't quite see evidence of that effort! We celebrated Easter. Still with less aplomb and sincerity than … Continue reading Catching up

Simple recipes to nourish and warm

We are having a stormy night tonight. The rain is falling heavily, and the inky sky explodes in a fury of lightning and thunder. The dog has taken refuge in the laundry, and I am grateful we are safe and warm. My mind turns towards the coming cold and all those delicious soups, roasts and … Continue reading Simple recipes to nourish and warm

with love and kindness

"Bring love into your home, for this is where our love for each other must start."Mother Teresa There are many quotes like this I have read recently. They are not all entirely direct quotes but paraphrased from speeches by Mother Teresa. Needless, the premise behind such quotes is pretty much the same, the message unmistakable. … Continue reading with love and kindness

Nurturing the home

We have arrived at the end of another busy two weeks. I dearly wanted to stop by here and say hello, but a few other things prevented me from doing so. Chiefly, I have been busy applying for jobs. I feel that life is busy enough at home, staying on top of things and ensuring … Continue reading Nurturing the home

Bringing flowers into the veggie garden

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower." - Hans Christian Andersen I have kept a vegetable garden for many years now. Gardens of varying sizes depending on where we lived and how much time I had to devote to gardening. I have gardened in small … Continue reading Bringing flowers into the veggie garden