Monthly Archives: April 2012

Another round of “Guess That Plant”

So much weeding and cleaning has been happening in the gardens, lawns have been seeded and feeded and all I can do is hope for the best. Last year, between bulbs and yard sale plants and donations, a lot of … Continue reading

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Hope springs eternal

Nothing like the first few days of really good weather in spring to lighten the load and make a girl feel hopeful. This past week has seen some really lovely days, especially after that last blast of winter only a … Continue reading

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Braided Easter Bread

This week for something different I decided to try this Braided Easter Bread from Foodnetwork Canada. It came up on their FB page on Friday as the ‘Recipe of the Day’ and I love a nice eggy bread. So we … Continue reading

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And so … on to the next thing

Ah no rest for the wicked…. with the back splash tiling done in the kitchen (more on that later) it’s on to hardwood flooring in the office and upstairs hallways There are really only a couple big jobs left, the … Continue reading

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Sundays with Pastries

Continuing our attempts to work our way through Baking With Julia – the croissants a couple of weeks ago just didn’t work out. They were edible and buttery, but not terribly risen, or fluffy flaky. Important note: when Baking with … Continue reading

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