Cream Peas On Toast

As a parent, we enjoy replicating fond memories of our childhood with our own children.  Earlier this week, I was able to share with my little boys a childhood favourite, cream peas on toast.

Now, I was a rural raised little girl so we spent many hours outdoors, cutting and bringing in firewood for the winter months as well as gardening. Continue reading


Winter Gardening Reminder

I was so excited to share with you about the Niki Jabbour Winter Vegetable Gardening Book being released on January 14.  I was so excited about this book, I wanted to send out a reminder today that it is out online.

If you missed it, below was my blog post from January 6, 2012: Continue reading

Mommy Humour

I was reading a bloggers list of things she sometimes wishes she never taught her children; check her out she seems very funny.  I remain very amused with:

12.  How to tell time. (I sometimes* ache for the days I could say “It’s bedtime!” at 5:30.)

Humour is often strongest when we can relate it to our own lives and yes, this one applies!  My husband arrives home later so our dinners are too so it will be 5:40, a tense dinner because our toddler has decided he’d like to make it a screaming dinner or throw or dump food and I can recall looking up at the clock in desperation thinking, we can be in the bath at 6:00!