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19/1/12

19/1/12

Today was such a happy day. The sky was blue, the air was fresh and the sun was warm. Of course, I had the feeling it was all just for me! I was surrounded by people I love: my husband, children, inlaws and friends (and coffee!), all of whom enrich my life. Beauty and happiness […]

This time last year… and a promise!

This time last year… and a promise!

Last November, I came home from work one very happy lady. The windows had been installed in our house! It was so exciting. I remember likening to the feeling of finding out I was pregnant or something: exciting exciting exciting! Lock up! That was, like, amazing! WINDOWS! A very happy Monte and BJ It has […]

Kitchen

Kitchen

I’ve been spending a lot of time in our kitchen lately. Just to have a lovely kitchen is such a special treat for me, after living in the cabin, without power, for over two years. To have big benches and electricity and a beautiful stove and handy appliances (eg toaster, coffee machine) is just such a […]

Sunshine and scones like summer

Sunshine and scones like summer

Last weekend it was 11 degrees outside at lunchtime. However, it was a beautiful sunny day and we decided to make some cheese scones for our lunch. The recipe is easy (we doubled it so we had – errr – leftovers). 50g butter 2 cups SRF a bit of baking powder 200ml milk 1/2 cup […]

Esse

Esse

We love our stove. Helen asked for more pics so here goes: