So my 18 year old daughter has moved into her very first apartment. The first one of the bunch to be living on her own.
She is on her own despite my encouraging her not to….encouraging her to wait….encouraging her to attain the finer things while living at home…..but to no avail.
Why is it so challenging for us to remember what it was like to be young and eager to be independent? Is it because we have faced and long forgotten the misery and joys that come with first apartments? The good old days of eating Ramen noodles every night because it’s all you could afford? I was so excited to be on my own for the first time that my room mate and I Continue reading →
I have been searching far and wide for the right opportunity to score major Mommy of the Year points with my little ones (yes, I want to make my children happy…) and I know, that I have found a winner! My daughter will go absolutely nuts if I present her an orange shaped like this…..
We will be having major quantities of fresh squeezed fruit juices and fruit salad over the next few days while I attempt to create even some kind of semblance to a cat, which is highly unlikely but I’m sure I will score even more Mommy of the Year points (in my own mind anyway) for even attempting this….
Strawberry Rhubarb Cake, Strawberry Rhubarb Fruit salad, Strawberry Rhubarb Fruit Compte, Juice and soon to be jam!
If there is one woman in my life that I would have to choose that inspires me it would hands down be my sister in law Viv. She has such a big heart and she is so giving to the community and the youth in our area.
She is also fantastic in the kitchen and can decorate a room in no time. She makes every event special. She takes the time and care to not only make a room and the food presentation look beautiful she always leaves behind a little special touch of herself. Continue reading →