Many times in my life, things just don’t turn out the way I plan them. This is how the renovation is turning out.
This is probably not going to be the most exciting post in the world. . . just saying. Here is my hallway in all of its hallway-like-gloriousness. More photos after the break.
Did anyone else’s grandma make a red hamburger relish? For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, red relish is sweet and tangy, made with tomatoes, cucumbers, celery & onions.
Despite owning all her recipe books, I could not find the recipe she used.
My initial google searches didn’t turn up many results. However, once I searched hamburger relish things became more clear.
“Tis the last rose of summer, left blooming alone. All her lovely companions are faded and gone.”
Any singers out there sing or teach this song? I couldn’t help but sing it to myself as I used up the last of the flowers in my mother’s garden. I was modelling my wedding dress for the bridal show at the villa, so it was the perfect opportunity to make a few last bouquets.
Amongst all the craziness of moving the last bit of our stuff and starting a new teaching year, family time has been in short supply. We decided to remedy the situation and took a family stay-cation to the Petrofka Orchards. We first encountered the Orchards two years ago when we set off for a canoe trip. We drove along the road beside the orchard, and wondered if the property was something special. It is.