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Wet, Wet, Wet

It has again been very wet in our part of the world with over 150ml in 48 hours at our place and much more up in the ranges above us. On Saturday morning we woke to find ourselves again cut off with torrents of water crossing roads and creeks in flood. For us this is...

A Bit More Preserving

Well I have been trying my hand at using my Fowler’s Preserving kit again this time to use up the cherry tomato’s that seem to be everywhere and a few of the imperfect larger tomato’s as well. I cooked the tomato’s with a couple of diced...

Velvet Cupcakes

As I mentioned yesterday I made these for my best friends birthday and they were a hit.  They are really easy to make but not that good for the waistline so save it for special occasions.  This is a Jamie Oliver recipe from his “Jamie’s America”...

Sewing and Celebration

It was my best friends birthday last week and so now that it is finally past I can show you what I made her. I made her this shopping tote from some beautiful Japanese quilting fabric and bamboo handles.  I got the pattern from a Better homes and Gardens magazine and...

A Pictorial Update

I have been a bit absent from my blog for the last week.  In addition to my paid job I have a number of community projects that  I am involved in and one of them “Harmony Day”  has involved applying for grants and trying to performers and stalls for the...