How does my garden grow?

Before I show you my garden, I just want to remind you of my tree painting giveaway. If you would like to be in the draw to win it, head to my last post to leave a comment. Hugs to those of you who have already entered. Last year my veggie patch in the front yard…

In my kitchen

In my kitchen this month was a collection of odds and ends. Often there has been washing. July has been so cold, grey and wintry, we have been using the heater to finish the drying. But also there have been jonquils and daffodils to brighten our days. In my kitchen there was mess created because…

In my kitchen

Thanks to Celia at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial for hosting the In my Kitchen series each month. It is always so much fun to take a peek into other people’s kitchens. So make yourself a cup of tea, and travel to kitchens around the world from the comfort of your own armchair! In my kitchen…

In my kitchen, at the beginning of June

Celia, over at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial, hosts a monthly get together. It means that we can take a seek peak into kitchens around the world. It is good fun, and everyone is welcome to drop by. Celia’s own post this month is about teas she has recently bought, and they sound exquisite. In my…

In my kitchen…..

Celia, from Fig Jam and Lime Cordial, has a wonderful blog that is always full of scrumptious delights. Boy, she is one talented lady! One of her regular segments is to show what is in her kitchen, and I love taking a peek at what she has. I have just been to the Victoria Market for the weekly shop, and…

Now I am just showing off!!

Somewhere in me lurks an Earth Mother. I think she is probably a rather smug creature who wonders why everyone doesn’t live a sustainable, green lifestyle. However, I let out her out to create my presents this Christmas. She has been pickling and baking the last week or so; sterilizing jars and making labels. Yes, handwriting them. (I…