E is doing his thing. We bookended our holiday travels with his doctor appointments. Not a great idea in hindsight, nope. But we got through it with minimal tears and lots of family and friend goodtimes. 629 more words
My New Zealand Grandmother always said that: “someone was either a Cook, or a Baker”.
She meant that when you turned your hand to creating wonderful food in your kitchen, you either excelled naturally at making things like great roast dinners and beautiful stir fries or you were a wonder at making huge, light, airy cakes that would be the envy of many. 1,081 more words
I welcomed Jude’s winter break with open arms! A chance to sleep in a little and not have to worry about packing school lunches for a few weeks is my idea of a good time these days…winter break also means anything goes so we planned a quick camp trip to Polihale. 438 more words
Whether it is the first snowfall, the winter solstice or the first day school is cancelled, winter books are great to read to get in the mood to go out and enjoy the cold or curl up with a book and some hot cocoa. 469 more words