There has been an alarming increase in the height of my children recently. It always happens in the spring. They seem to shoot up, as soon as the sun hits. The Teen is near enough my height now, and her sister seems able to look me in the eye a little bit more easily, than I’d care to admit.
And as for the Boy, well he is taking on the appearance of someone who has begun to stretch. Looking just as willowy as his sisters. Watch any of them for long enough, and I swear you can see them growing.
Now, they are not managing this on meal times alone. Continue reading
Each year we exchange gifts with neighbours and friends. Mostly homemade goodies like festive cookies and sweets. Last year chocolate cherry mice were popular. The children love joining in. Especially between school breaking up and the big day. We have so much fun deciding what to make…..and sampling them, of course. Continue reading
There is something about gingerbread that instantly makes me think of snow. The two seem joined at the hip. It must be the warming thought of all that ginger spice on a cold day. Brr.
It wasn’t snowing today. More torrential rain that turned our little lane into a fast flowing stream for most of the day. Along with a bone chilling drop in the temperature.
It had to be a gingerbread day. Continue reading