Now there’s a phrase with many meanings – The Big Push. Many mothers think about the birth of their babies when they are confronted with these words. Little H, however, stubbornly arrived via c-section, so that’s not the case for me. Today, I am speaking about an incident involving my dear daughter instead. We were […]
I know I’ve been going on and on and on about flash fiction for the past few weeks. Interested in learning more about the form? Read on… I don’t pretend to be an expert on the subject, however, I’ve read an awful lot of the stuff and I’ve written some too. I like to think […]
#1) Sometimes she asks me to read to her. I love allowing her to communicate so I fulfill her request and let her know I understand her.
The person who invented knitting is a freakin genius. How this person conceived that you could use two sticks to twirl a string into a cloth-like material I’ll never know. When I was a kid, my Grandmother gave me a few brief lessons on the craft. I never did much with it but I’ve always […]
This version of potato and bacon soup is one of my favourites for winter, it just has that ‘stick to your rib’ goodness. If you wanted to get really fancy you could sprinkle with some shredded sharp cheddar before serving or grated carrot would add color too if you want to skip the cheese. This is […]
I’m the first to admit that I’m not the Martha type. Hell, I’m even not the Not Martha type. So when I say that this is easy to do, trust me….it’s easy. I made these pretty butterfly cupcakes for Little H’s birthday party and they went over really well. For something so simple, they make […]