Making maple syrup

Inspired by our visit to the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival at the Kortright Centre a few weeks ago Warren and his little helper set out to tap all the three maple trees in our yard.  The maple syrup making season is short and lasts only for as long the temperature …

Bad timing

It turns out that the timing for our holiday wasn’t really that great. We were meant to be in Brazil right now for starters but are stuck here in visa limbo. As soon as we knew about our situation we booked a holiday in the country for, of course, there’s …

Down time

We are having a bit of down time here as both Marta and Liliana have been taking turns on being ill this past week and a half. Both girls are requiring lots of extra attention from this mama (and papa)  so our days have been quite dedicated to nursing and …

Spring, is that really you?

So all the snow is gone and all the ice has melted.  And just a few days after I wrote the “Hoping …

Drawings

Marta has been making amazing progress in her drawings lately going from quite abstract forms and colour to scenes like (as named …

Hoping for Spring

Spring and Winter a doing a dance around here. One week the temperature goes as high as 12 C only to go …

Oversized cupcake

Marta and Liliana were playing with one of my old knitting magazines when Marta spotted a knitted cupcake. She ran up to …

Finito

Yay! I finally finished the quilt I was making for the girl’s room. It is a very simple quilt, just squares of …

This moment

{this moment} – a friday ritual inspired by Soulemama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. …

Detoxing

Lots of veggies (cooked and raw), fruits, almost no starch a  little protein and no sweets or alcohol.  I already feel my …