I have been very excited to finally see some fruit from one of my fruit trees, this tree was relocated from my previous home 2 years ago and it was only at the most 2 feet tall when planted. I was surprised to see many guavas on the tree and I was actually hesitant that … Continue reading Guava from the garden
After struggling with the weeds entangled in the stones on the back garden and after treating it with vinegar to kill them off, I decide to lift everything lay new fabric and wash all the rocks. I only took before and after pictures. This project very quickly became one of those that you are wondering … Continue reading Garden Update.
I’ve been a bit delay with my update just because I’ve been busy digging dirt just about every other day. I find myself in a zen-like state that comforts me when I am out pulling weeds and planting seeds. I am not an expert and I don’t strive for perfection, I just garden for enjoyment … Continue reading Garden Update
It's been a couple of months since this crazy Covid-19 pandemic locked down the world and it's been more devastating for some than to others but I think that the majority of us had to make some adjustments to our daily routine. I know for me my day would now start with my cup of … Continue reading Surviving lockdown.
I hope everyone is safe and in good health, I don't know about you but this Covid-19 stuff saddens me and it's making me nuts. Covid -19 Wondering if there is any correlation between the 1918 flu (TB - related deaths) and BCG vaccination that is no longer administered. It seems the country that has … Continue reading Covid -19
This is been long overdue, my dining room furniture is about 15 years old and when I purchased it I remember being pregnant with my first child and I had just donated my solid marble dining table to Good Will because at the time I felt it was too '80s, now I wished I had … Continue reading Dining room furniture face lift.
Hello to everyone, it's been some time since I have blogged anything, I have kept myself busy and distracted with home improvement projects and have left 2 paintings on the easel for over 1 1/2 months which I think I need to start over. I initially started with a strong pace, I even painted the … Continue reading Pantry Pride!
Finally, I pushed myself to get this one off the easel, I had started this one a month or so back but left it sitting there and I got totally disconnected with this painting. Lately, I find myself to have an inconsistent attention span, I want to do everything and my painting gets pushed back, … Continue reading Peony Painting
Yes! Mascarpone and Créme Brûlée a beautiful marriage- the richness of the Mascarpone, as if the Créme Brûlée was not rich on its own, adds an additional creaminess that is quite amazing. This particular recipe is closer to a Crema Catalana, a little softer in texture, like a custard. Try to use the best ingredients … Continue reading Mascarpone Créme Brûlée
Okay... I think I am naming these 30 (5x7) painting challenge, I think it would make more sense to call it the 30 painting challenge. So anyways here it is, this one was very challenging not my favorite, I just couldn't get those bamboo leaves to my liking but it is what it is and … Continue reading 30 day challenge … day 3