Monday, 25 April 2011

Feeling good.

Since my last, truly miserable post, I have to tell you that life has taken an up-turn. The Easter holidays have been so wonderfully happy and relaxed that it's hard to feel low. Our house has been filled with laughter as we cast aside our watches and meandered through the days going where our will has led us. Old friendships have been renewed for my children and it's been so good to see them laughing and happy as a parade of their friends treated this house like a Hotel :D
I've also been creating magic in the kitchen. These hob nobs were a thank you payment to my lovely son for helping me to glaze our greenhouse.

It was a long and tricky job, but now it's finished and I can grow to my hearts content. I've put a new raised bed in front of the greenhouse and although I won't be able to grow as much as I did at the field, at least we can provide fresh food for the Summer months and maybe even grow a little purple sprouting brocolli, which is my absolute favourite.

Also, dandelion wine is happening :D The recipe is on the Studio blog .

Two new household additions have livened things up a bit too. This is Cottonmouth (a character from Kill Bill), my Son's little kitty. She's pretty feisty and has taken a shine to Manchee who she's stretched out with here.

And this is Piper who is shared between myself and the Moomin . We share most of the same pets, especially when it's time to clean them out, that's when they're mine! Piper is a lot quieter than Cotton, but she's a schemer and pulls some of the funniest faces that we really believe she's plotting World domination :D

By no means least, Manchee has grown into a very handsome doglet. Still not quite an adult but far less of a puppy now.

Moomin and I at the beach with son and friends, who were behind the camera :D


Kadeeae said...

So glad your feeling better, love the new furbabies! :)

Eliza said...

So glad you're having a wonderful Easter, I keep popping back here every now and then :-)

Dragonfly Dreams said...

So glad to see you back!

Julia Guthrie said...

I love your greenhouse & raised bed...a little envious in fact! :)
(I don't have room for a greenhouse & my veg patch is a bit of a poor excuse. lol)
It's amazing how much you can get from a small plot though!

Lovely photos...Manchee looks very regal & doing his best to look grown up :) xxx

Linda said...

Wow, you have been so busy. lovely to see the family 2 $ 4 legged.
Thank you for dropping by and your words of encouragement. Linda:)

Yarrow said...

Wow, you guys are the best, what lovely comments from very lovely people :D

Kim said...