Sometimes, you just get lucky, right time, right place etc…

Yesterday I decided to wash my car, no biggie for most of the population, but for me it's a once in a blue moon kind of affair. Busy with the pressure cleaner and noticed what looked like a bit of string hanging down from the front passenger door... I've got 3 young kids - it … Continue reading Sometimes, you just get lucky, right time, right place etc…

My Top 10 Kitchen Utensils – of the manual variety… Plus One…

There are some things I just could not do without in my kitchen and some things that are sentimental favourites. Here is the what and why of my Top 10 Kitchen Utensils.... My all time favourite things in my kitchen are not all that special, except to me, I use most of them everyday, sometimes … Continue reading My Top 10 Kitchen Utensils – of the manual variety… Plus One…

Day 34 #100happydays

I love stamps - tho I have so much going on that collecting and putting into albums is waaay beyond me. However, I do save all my stamps for mum, she has created albums for all the grandkids. I received a parcel today in the post, just covered with stamps! The old fashioned way - … Continue reading Day 34 #100happydays

Day 37 #100happydays

Oh the joys of some time spent in the sewing room! Certainly got my happy on today, managed to complete the first of four panels for, what will soon be, a headboard for our king size bed. The immediacy of digital photography can't be faulted.  Having viewed this shot for a while, it has become … Continue reading Day 37 #100happydays

Day 33 #100happydays

I love the Kimba countryside this time of year.  There is green peeping through everywhere, the skies are the bluest blue imaginable, the days are warm, the nights are mild and there is an air of hope and optimism within the community.  It is Seeding Time.  A time of new beginnings, of wonder, the start … Continue reading Day 33 #100happydays

Zucchini, Leek & Speck Soup Recipe

In our house, soup, in all it's guises is our go-to food when pressed for time, feeling poorly, cold, or just plain hungry.  I've always loved zucchini soup and have always just thrown in whatever I felt like at the time (duh, zucchini's of course must be thrown in...).  However, a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading Zucchini, Leek & Speck Soup Recipe