The first frosts have come, and with them the end of many of the plants that were still in the garden. Tomato and pepper plants, ground cherries and basil. And so today, lucky to have a day overcast but mild, I spent a little time in the garden – […]
The best part of finally having a veggie plot? Harvesting our very own, home grown veg.
Some might not know what the fuss is about; there weren’t very many of them, and the red and orange ones weren’t very big. But, you see, they are our carrots. […]
Maus and Cub wearing party hats…in a boat.
“When Brother gets bigger I will teach him to run… and jump… and pick up sticks… and throw them… and pick blackberries… and eat them… and walk my dog.”
– Said the Maus about the Cub.
Back before Cub was born I made our first batch of homemade play clay. The colour was less than appealing, but the dough was still much enjoyed and played with.
When I got a box of brightly coloured Wilton’s icing gel from Michael’s with a […]
After some discussion this morning as to whether or not she could wear the shorts with the hole (in the seam on the inside of one leg), my trying to get them off her to mend them, and she responding with “it’s okay, mama”, we settled on a dress instead. I handed it to her […]
We decided that when Cub was born we would give his big sister a special present that would help her feel connected to the “baby” things going on around her. I was looking forward to having a newborn snuggled in my sling again, but was also a […]
I have been waiting such a long time to do just this…hang laundry in the sun.
And finally, on this March 16th, with an incredible temperature of 23°C I was able to do just that! I suppose ultimately I will need something a wee bit bigger (perhaps […]
I’ve been meaning to make play clay for some time, and as I was thinking of stocking up on some fun things for Mausi to do after the baby is born, it seemed the perfect time to try out a play clay recipe. I used a fairly standard recipe […]
Kite-paper…not just for window stars! Mausi and I used this fun tutorial to make some red kite-paper window hearts for our kitchen doors. Glowing brightly when the sun shines in, they make a nice addition for Valentine’s Day.
Winter also decided to return this week-end…Mausi was so […]
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