Monthly Archives: March 2012

Big Girls Tea Party

Tea parties are for big girls too! It’s not very often that I get a chance to catch up with my girls, so when it happens it’s always a special occasion worthy of celebrating. A chance to get out a … Continue reading

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Shuk Shuka

Here is a very easy, very yummy recipe. Guaranteed comfort food! Traditionally a middle eastern dish served as breakfast but I think it’s delicious for lunch or dinner too. I have fiddled with the recipe and added some extras. Hope … Continue reading

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One Tough Cookie

My poor little Ashley has just had a day she would rather forget about. I’m sharing it with you because it gives a pretty good insight into some of what Ashley goes through with her disability and how, despite it … Continue reading

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Letting go of the Square Peg

I had an epiphany today. A moment when, instead of reverting to a long held habit of behavior, I stopped, re-assessed and chose another path. Now this may not sound like much to you but believe me this is a … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Soul

“Who is it that says most which can say more than this rich praise – that you alone are you …” William Shakespeare I have a very dear and special friend. One who is always there for me through good … Continue reading

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Fairies in the Garden

There are Fairies in our garden! They’ve just moved in this week. A tiny washing line with tiny pegs has appeared in a tree and a little broom is now propped outside the bird house. My girls are so excited. … Continue reading

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Delicious Tian

Tian for dinner tonight folks. This is originally a Proven├žal country dish but I must confess I have fiddled with it. First by adding bacon, (as one of the males in this household is suspicious of meals without meat), I’ve … Continue reading

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For the Love of Books

“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me” C.S. Lewis This sums it up perfectly for me. Hello my name is Ann and I’m a book-aholic! I freely admit it I … Continue reading

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Amazing Kids

Last night my beautiful little girl Ashley got rushed to hospital with a bad headache. Now to the average person having a headache is not usually a reason to head to the emergency department. Ashley however has a shunt in … Continue reading

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We all scream…

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream! Well that’s the way it was in our house this afternoon. With the temperature topping 38C (100.4F) and baby teething, ice-cream seemed like the perfect solution for both woes. (It’s the … Continue reading

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