Guava from the garden

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

Garden Update.

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.

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

Surviving lockdown.

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.

Covid -19

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

Dining room furniture face lift.

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.

Pantry Pride!

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!

Peony Painting

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

Mascarpone Créme Brûlée

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

30 day challenge … day 3

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