Grapestake

Nothing to do with food for once! The first two (and smallest) parts of the grand fencing project are almost done. The front fence on the right of our house is up but we need four more boards to finish it. This is a ‘good neighbour’ fence – the same...

Fast and Furious

Writing that is…NaNoWriMo is almost upon us. Check out my NaNoWriMo site, The Shooting Match.

Mixed up, Muddled up, Shook up world

I spent Saturday on a real tear. First was Grace’s soccer game. Our first loss. No real surprise there – bound to lose one after all. But I was annoyed that the other team set out their stall so much to win at all costs. There was a lot of dirty play...

Garlic, olive oil and orzo

Three magic ingredients (and two more at are less important) that conjure up the perfect comfort food in my family. We started making this when the kids were just old enough to eat solid food this small and it has been a favorite ever since. It goes with everything,...

Another cook in the house…

Although I tend to write about MY cooking and ignore everybody else’s, I am not in fact the ONLY person in my household to do any cooking, although I do do the majority of it. My eternal other, Jan, is a kick-ass cook in her own right and she reminded us all of...