The Ugly Soap

Every year I make this bar of soap for my daughter who has excema and for me with very dry skin.  It is very ugly but it works. It is called the Ugly Soap. She likes lemongrass as her fragrance and I like lavender and lemon. So the house is an aromatherapy haven at the …

Touching

BooBoo and Marmalade were both so determined to sleep right in front of the fire yesterday that they even agreed to share the mat, which meant touching. Even though Boo Nanny was Marmalade’s surrogate father in her very early days (here is there picture from that time just so we can sigh over it again) …

Can you tell ?

That my hands are still shaky? Not good for a photographer. Ah well, today is Day Three of the IcePick  Headache Bad Head so I am sure you will forgive me the camera shake. I feel so sorry for people who deal with pain on a daily basis. I should be grateful that all I …

Ice Pick Head Ache

Rain in the winter makes me unsettled, especially a LOT of rain with thunder but no lightning in what should be a frozen mid winter.  Though there has to be lightning somewhere as the lightning actually creates the thunder. However yesterday and  last night we had lots of rain, dense fog and some thunder but …

Meat and Eggs

Yesterday’s day seemed brighter and longer. We had sunshine and still air. It really was a great Day One for 2017. I decided to take it as a good sign. The shortest day much have crept by  in the gloom without even ringing the bell because I cannot remember it.  John said that the whole …

How I blog and other answers

Well we have hit 2017 now. I wonder what 2017 has in store for us. For you and me and thekitchensgarden farm. Lots of hard work I think – which is good. I like hard work. We are still not quite finished with 2016 though. Here is Part TWO of the answers to your 2016 …

Some Answers

Windy here again – I need to go out across this murky field and collect this good bucket  before it ends up in the back forty. Previous to leaving for Canada I asked you to ask me your questions so I had lots of material to write about while I was away. But due to that …

Home Again

I got sick.  And you know me I so seldom get sick that when I do I am FELLED.  The nights are so long in Canmore this time of year. And there is only a tiny bit of sun in the morning before it drops behind the mountain peaks. But I noticed none of this …

Christmas Book List (2016)

I have arrived in Canmore after a very eventful journey. More on that later as it is Christmas Eve here and time to relax. I have completed our Christmas Book List at the very last minute. There are no pictures which will make it easier to print. I have pictures for you tomorrow – it has …