This and That


Winter. Time to eat fat and watch hockey. In the pewter mornings, the cat, a black fur sausage with yellow Houdini eyes, jumps up on the bed and tries to get onto my head. It’s his way of telling whether or not I’m dead. If I’m not, he wants to […]

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Reading: Flowers for Algernon Making: a Knit Hat Learning: how to paint patterns Listening: to whatever Kieran chooses on Deezer Thinking: January can’t really be almost over already Feeling: tired Planning: a weekend of painting the house Eating: leek and potato tarte tatin Wanting: to get serious about yoga and […]

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Seen on the Way Home

My year was off to a quite crummy start. I was laid out flat with the flu for about two weeks. I’m all better now, but it seems like I am already scrambling to get “caught up”. So moments like this when I can just pause, and enjoy beauty are […]

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August, September and October

Life has been crazy around here. I’ve been busy working on my business, mainly the printables download shop, as the printable membership site. But in other more personal news, here’s what’s been happening. We bought a house! This has been the overwhelming thing in our lives right now. We’re doing […]

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Let’s Get Caught Up Shall We?

Hello friends, How have you been? I feel like it’s been a while since I shared real life stuff with you! Here’s some of what’s been going on around here lately. We managed to get in some sledding even given our super warm winter. You can see there wasn’t much […]

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Let Your Light Shine

Tulips Emerging at Callaloo Soup

I have beautifully blooming tulips in my garden now, and even my peony bushes have buds, a promise of soon to arrive splendour. Spring is emerging and showing her face, at least in these parts. And even if you may have recently had a snowfall, I bet you are still […]

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My Sorta Summer Bucket List

Listers Gotta List Challenge I’m not really into bucket lists of activities for periods like the holidays or summer. Knowing me, it would just stress me out, because I’d be thinking “yet another check list to complete!”. I also firmly believe that summer should be a slow paced time of […]

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