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August

August

I think August has been my favourite month this year. So much good has happened. So much to be grateful for. One thing I am grateful for is the weather we have had. It has been so beautiful. Lately it has been much like Spring! We haven’t had much winter weather, which is pleasant but […]

Museli Cookies {recipe}

Museli Cookies {recipe}

This is a very simple and quick recipe for some healthy, delicious muesli cookies. I make them in my electric mixer but you could just as easily beat them by hand. Muesli Cookies Makes about 16 ingredients 150g soft butter 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 cups self raising flour […]

Bircher Muesli {recipe}

Bircher Muesli {recipe}

I was eating Muesli religiously every morning, topped with a dollop of yogurt. Then I got pregnant, and I found it not very palatable, so I turned to porridge. 1 cup quick oats, 1cup milk, microwaved for 2 minutes, with a squirt of maple syrup on top. Yum. My favourite breakfast. Warm, palatable, simple and […]

Rainbow

Rainbow

After the storm comes a rainbow. Beautiful, bright and magical. A promise of good things to come. A reminder that beauty and love and goodness exists in this world even in the midst of sorrow. A reminder of hope. A deliverer of joy. Deciding to make another baby after losing our precious daughter was easy. […]

Charlotte’s Hat

Charlotte’s Hat

I had planned to make Charlotte a hat before she was born – something for her to wear when we brought her home. Something pink, because I had not knitted her anything pink. But I never made it in time. And instead, after her birth, I knitted this hat with my mother. Something for my […]

Easy cake for kids to bake {recipe}

Easy cake for kids to bake {recipe}

I’ve seen this idea on Pinterest so I’m not claiming it as my own idea, but it’s a great idea. We’ve tried it a few times and the cake in this post was made by Elora, age 3. ingredients 1 can crushed pineapple in syrup 1 packet butter cake mix method – Mix cake mix […]

Notmeatloaf {recipe}

Notmeatloaf {recipe}

I made this meatloaf last week. I had never made or eaten meatloaf before. My family loved it. Even Matthew, our fussy eater, exclaimed that he loved it, even though he had never had it before! I don’t like eating meat every night. I like to have several vegetarian meals each week (I aim for […]