Monthly Archives: April 2011

At the end of a busy week

We took the Royal Wedding yesterday as an opportunity to get out our Union Jack crockery (all of one plate and two mugs – one piece each), and make a special little “High Tea” lunch. I just wonder why it … Continue reading

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This Moment

A Friday ritual inspired by SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember.

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Thinking of Sewing

I thought I’d get a bit of a head start for the Kids Clothes Week Challenge, which I am really excited about. I can’t remember the last time I used my sewing machine… that must have been when I finished … Continue reading

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From Seed to Salad

Remember these? We planted the cress seeds in the week before Easter, and have been watching them grow oh so quickly every day. Yesterday was our big harvest day! We used the cress in a pasta salad that we had with … Continue reading

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A short little encounter

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Happy Easter

We started the day with a special Easter breakfast – yummy Easter nests are such a good way to start the day. Any day, really! I used a recipe from one of my favourite cooking books, Baking Bread with Children (which … Continue reading

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“As with the swing of the pendulum, when the moment of stillness is the most decisive, so it is on Holy Saturday. This is the quiet of waiting, of stillness, where seemingly nothing happens but a momentous change of direction … Continue reading

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