Month: April 2020

Happy Earth Day

Wednesday was Earth Day, fifty years of celebrating the earth.  Started by Senator Gaylord Nelson who was concerned about the deteriorating environment in the United States, it is now marked globally and said to be the largest secular observation in the world.  There is…

Memento

I came home recently to find that the enterprising boys next door had been hard at work chopping my bigger logs down to size for my stove. While I was very grateful, their price was a little steep!! I haggled them down to a cup…

Let Them Play

“Play is the work of the child.” Maria Montessori I am very aware that many parents are overwhelmed by trying to homeschool, while also working from home. There is a lot of fear and anxiety in our lives at the moment, and adding the…

Dandelion Fritters

We’ve been blessed with the most glorious weather recently, and given that we are being asked to stay at home, or within 2 kilometres of home, it has been a wonderful gift to help us enjoy our outdoor spaces with ease.  I love being…

Fire Cider

The full moon will rise tonight, a super one this time, meaning it will appear closer and bigger than usual, and often has a bright orange/pink hue, the perfect time to make fire cider.