The weather is warm (perhaps a little too warm the last few days) and the garden is growing!
In the excitement of planting the vegetable garden I forgot about planting the borage seeds…so they went in a little late. But they’ve come up now! There they are, […]
Adding her own touches to her cousin’s art
Modelling behaviour is a tenant in teaching our children. Household chores, caring for animals, respecting others, making music…and making art. Mausi’s papa’s cousin is staying with us for a bit this summer, and his hands are rarely still. With […]
One can never have too many hats. It’s true, one really cannot. Especially if you are very small, spend a great deal of time outdoors, and are prone to activities that result in hats badly in need of a wash.
Mausi still wears the hat I made her […]
We stand poised on the brink of summer, and as always in southern Ontario we are left wondering what happened to spring! The days are getting hotter, and I wonder if this is at all telling of what this summer is going to be…
The garden is […]
Our two dogs are solid members of the family, and although one is neurotic and suffers from seasonal allergies that cause him to scratch mercilessly at his long spaniel ears, and the other is more like a 60 lb cat than a dog, we would miss them terribly if they weren’t […]
We’ve been loving our CSA share this summer…from some absolutely delicious garlic scapes at the start of the summer, to tasty pattypan squash and now an abundance of beetroot. The last couple of weeks beetroot has been on the “choice” table, the table from which we are able to choose 2 […]
The simple little summer bonnet from Urban Baby Bonnets is hands-down one of our most loved items of clothing! Mausi got her first bonnet last summer when […]
Summer is now in full swing and trees form an integral part of a child’s day outdoors…they provide shade, are to be climbed, provide homes for backyard gnomes, fairies and elves, house bird nests and maybe even a family of raccoons and their branches are made to be swung from. Wooden toy treehouses are the […]
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