Fabric Paper Thread

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Creativity in living. Looking at my world from different perspectives. Sewing, gardening, cooking, crafting.

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Rambling On

on Nov 17, 2017 in: food

Friday morning. The end of a busy couple of weeks. Report cards were due this week and there is a huge sigh of relief when the grades and comments are finally submitted. Done! Another thing that's done is most of the autumn colour. Those glowing...

Fading Autumn

on Nov 12, 2017 in: family

In Rithet's Bog, one of our favourite places to walk, the colour is fading. The brilliant yellow, gold, and red leaves fall to the ground and become dull. Soon grey and brown will dominate the landscape in austere architecture.Red-winged blackbirds a...

Teacup Exchange

on Nov 7, 2017

It was lovely to receive a parcel in the mail from Sharon, in Ontario with many pretty things, including the teacup above. It's from Paragon, with pink and blue bachelor's buttons on it. I love the shape and the colours. I'm a firm believer that...

A Week of Contrast

on Nov 5, 2017 in: recipe

Unusually warm sunshine for the end of October began our week. My eldest daughter and I enjoy birthdays just two days apart and we try to go out for coffee or lunch together during this time. This year, we went to Butchart Gardens for a walk and...

Into November We Go

on Nov 2, 2017

On Sunday afternoon (after our tea at the Abkhazi Garden mentioned in the previous post), we met up with our eldest daughter and her family for a walk. This is the time of year when Pacific Salmon return to their birthplace to spawn the next sea...

Abkhazi Garden

on Oct 29, 2017

The story of how a displaced Russian prince and a wealthy British woman came to build a garden in Victoria, BC is filled with tragedy, war, internment in Shanghai during WWII (the Princess), and a meeting, after years of separation, on the top of the...

Back in 2010, I first posted this recipe for Apple Cake on my recipe blog. (I like keeping all my recipes together in one spot, hence the separate blog. Makes it easy to search.)Anyways, I make this cake every year. It's a recipe I first tasted in th...