Autumn treasures

It has been a funny couple of weeks .First there was the frantic preparation for a children’s sale ( selling their clothes etc not our children!) , the aftermath of the sale and sorting what to keep and what to donate to charity. Then my now 2 year deciding he can do nothing at home… Continue reading Autumn treasures

Our roasted heritage carrots

Having been inspired in April by this recipe in Silvia Colloca’s blog Silvia’s Cucina, my 5 year old excitedly helped me plant some purple heritage carrot seeds in our raised beds. We have watered them, crossed our fingers that they would not be attacked by carrot fly and both protected them from a rampaging 1… Continue reading Our roasted heritage carrots

It is the simple things in life…

We are all in the habit of making our lives far too complex and stressful. Our family are the worst offenders at having an itinerary for every moment of our precious weekends rather than just enjoying what we have, slowing down and staying put. Today was a day for simplicity with the sun making an… Continue reading It is the simple things in life…