Weekend Weather and Food
It’s been a “mild” weekend. By mild, I mean hovering around the freezing mark. Hey, it’s late February in southern Ontario. It’s been a darn sight colder of late. Zero, or even a degree or two warmer, has been most welcome. We went tobogganing last weekend, given all of the snow we still had from a recent storm. This weekend has been damp, even wet, and we’ve enjoyed lots of family time, and good food.
Mild temps brought rain after much snow Continue reading
Start with an amazing setting
Our pastor and his wife are also dear friends of ours. They have been realizing a dream to own a hobby farm on a sprawling piece of heaven on earth for a few years now. The tiny house, which they have just renovated and expanded, was dwarfed by the magnificence of it all. In fact, my blog banner picture was taken as we dined al fresco in their yard. Here’s the original (grace please, it’s an iPod pic).
The journey begins
There is no history of food allergies in our families. We had no reason to suspect anything when we gave our darling son some peanut butter toast at 11 months old. At the time, the jury was out on whether or not parents should give peanut butter to youngsters or wait until they’re 25 before attempting it. Continue reading
The journey does not always go the way we want it to.
We were going to have lo mein. A favourite of the kids. I was prepping the veggies and decided, for whatever reason, to cut the core out of the cabbage. Of course, on the last cut, the knife slipped. Blood squirted across the kitchen. My shirt looked like I’d gone axe murderer on a small animal. Continue reading