Stealing a little summer

It’s been a great couple of days in the our garden and today we brought home mini daffodils in white and yellow. I still can’t believe it’s the beginning of April and I’ve been wearing shorts and t-shirts and flip flops. Makes me long for beach time with my kids and watching all the plants […]

Here, there and everywhere

March is always a whirlwind, and quite frankly, I’m just elated to get to the end of it. We had two weeks of Spring Break this year and it was a long time. I had lots of fun with my kids but had to totally switch off my daily routine, which is tough. That means […]

Fun day on my bike and in the garden

I have a new friend who is in his 60s and he was just telling me that he rides up the hill to our house with┬áNO switchbacks. Riding to my house, from the ferry is a short distance, but the hill is a killer. Today, I attempted the Harrison Hill and inspired by Sebastian, I […]

My very first creation of French onion soup

What a joy today to get out the onions and feed them into my new food processor (inspired by reading one of┬áJulia Child’s cookbooks). So after the onions, the Swiss cheese flew around for a few seconds. I cut some French baguette slices, toasted them in the oven and then topped them with cheese. Such […]