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Applesauce Pancakes

I mentioned that we took a trip to the apple orchard. Well, those lovely apples were mostly planned for applesauce and we made one large batch yesterday. All of us, together. I peeled, Dan cored and sliced, Cecily passed the apples to Dan, and Aneliese washed them,...

Apple Day

Being that Monday was a holiday, being that we wanted apples, and being that holidays are meant to be spent with others; we headed to an orchard with these lovely friends (notice how they play a prominent part in our Nova Scotia life?). It was a truly perfect day for...

1 year

I realized a couple of days ago that I have been writing this blog for one year today.  This was my first post. I had wondered if I would regret starting this blog and one year later, I am glad that I did. It has helped me process a lot and I have connected with...

A completely happy day

Time spent with my little family. Enjoying the fall air and the fruits that we have been so blessed with. Laughter and good conversation. Singing and sweet smiles. Rosy cheeks and crunchy apples. A completely happy day.

Jamberry

We have been enjoying trips to our library lately and Aneliese has been loving this book, Jamberry, that we picked a few days ago. Nothing very deep, just a few words on each page about looking for berries and big bright pictures with something new to look at each...

Simple beauty

I was looking at a magazine that had beautiful arrangements of cut flowers and I wanted to add something pretty to my living room. This year, I don't have a lot of flowers growing in my garden as I have in the past and I don't want to spend money on buying cut...