A few weeks ago, as I walked past my neighbours garden, he caught me admiring his beautiful roses. A look of pleasure crossed his face and as my eyes met his, I warmly smiled at him, telling him how much I appreciated the gift his garden is to me on my daily walks. He hobbled … Continue reading A Sacred Margin
I love cooking with my kids.. it feels like getting to do two jobs at once: A culinary education and food prepared. Winning. This banana cake is perfect to make with kids..as it feels like its far too easy and impossible to mess up. No creaming or folding needed. My friend Ange gave me the recipe years … Continue reading Easy Banana Cake
“We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer. As much as we know that children are a blessing, and they are... how easy it is to start to think "If I weren't so often interrupted by them, I could get so much done". The interruptions feel less sentimental that we … Continue reading Interrupted Motherhood
I learnt this recipe a few years ago during a cooking class and make it a couple of times a year, especially now when we are coming into the season of oranges. On rainy days, like these, the woody spicy aromatic smell fills the house and is a subtle nod to "Christmas is coming" … Continue reading Cardamom Oranges
Hair drying is a rare event in my life. As in, using a hairdryer to style said hair into voluminous styles of altogether motherhood. Welcome to the reality of five kids! However, on this particular morning, I must have had some spare time up my sleeve, because there I was, blow drying my hair in … Continue reading Hi, Welcome to Fearless Family!