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Raspberry sauce for breakfast

We have a really big issue around the house this summer — it is a good one to have, but a little perplexing. What to do with the raspberries from the garden. … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flowers, toast and apricot jam

Hello everyone, and hope that you are enjoying these warmer, more relaxed mornings. The faint stillness of summer just seems to slow everything down to a snails pace – very … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Digging for beauty

“Etre Heureux en rendant heureux” – this adage which translates roughly as finding happiness through creating happiness, is a favorite saying of one of my heroes: Axel Vervoordt, the Belgium … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

So sweet raspberrys

Today it was a 60 degree day. It was short lived, but still, it symbolically marked the day where we come out of our dens after the winter, and outdoor … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tools of the table

One of my most favorite possessions has to be the silver that mom and dad have been handing down for years during big holidays or special occasions. Sometimes I question … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pinkie party

Last night we had five girls over for a pinkie party, otherwise known as a slumber party in which five girls stay up all night putting curlers in their hair, … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

hot chocolate and oranges

Yesterday we had hot chocolate and oranges for an after school snack. I had picked up a can of hot cocoa mix and had to try it out, especially since … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment