Waiting for Jack: Two visits to see Jack Layton in Toronto


Waiting for Jack May 1st, 2011 Waiting for Jack August 26th, 2011 There are so many great photographs and articles about the outpouring of emotions surrounding the death of Jack Layton, leader of the NDP and Canada’s Official Opposition that I wasn’t planning on posting these here.  After looking through some photos I decided I […]

project 365: week thirty three: August 20th, 2011 – August 26th, 2011


 August 20th, 2011 Rebecca and her BFF at the Brickworks Blueberry Festival.  August 21st, 2011 Buying a bushel of Bizjak Peaches at the Leslieville Farmer’s Market.  August 22nd, 2011 1 Bushel of Peaches + 7 hours = 29 jars of assorted summery goodness.  August 23rd, 2011 Collecting and Sorting Mizuna Seeds.  August 24th, 2011 Pizza and […]

Cheerful Cloth Napkins and a Giveaway So You Can Have Some Too


Sometimes the simplest things can make you happy.  Like 20 year old cloth napkins stolen from your mother.  Or actually using all those vintage handkerchiefs for something.  Trading seeds for napkins on etsy is also nice.  As is receiving kitchy gifts in the mail from Rosa.  Matching dishes with napkins is strangely satisfying. Gillian of […]

Peach Lemonade For Alanna {or When Peaches & Lemons Combine}

So we spent 7 hours on Tuesday turning 1 bushel of gorgeous, perfect, marvellous Red Haven Ontario peaches from Bizjak Farms into 29 jars of pure canning goodness.   Then the thirst struck, quickly followed by one of those brief moments of genius, pure peach genius. What you want to do is take Monday’s Real […]