Author Archives: Claire
I’m not sure why I haven’t posted about it here before… but. I’m now a weaver. And I love it!
North Indian Lime Pickles When I happened across a bag of limes at a local grocer for only a few bucks I knew exactly what I was going to do with them as I had just been reading some enticing … Continue reading
My fingers have been itchy for knitting lately and I have some finished items to show for it! First up, I finally completed Ada’s little Kimono Jacket – the one I started a few days before she was born. I’m … Continue reading
I had some dramas this week on the chickpea front. I decided to cook some from scratch rather than using tinned chickpeas. The recipe I was using said to soak the dried chickpeas in water overnight then boil for about … Continue reading
Hi Friends! I’ve been blogging since early 2005 and in that time my interests have shifted – as is natural 🙂 So. I’m declaring here that this blog now concerns home economics, parenting, gardening, cooking and the good old arts … Continue reading
The garden has been growing brilliantly since my sister came to visit and to give me a hand in getting the vege patch going. This is a view showing the bed that runs along the fence looking up towards the … Continue reading
Why buy dish cloths and sponges? I recently had a ‘Doh’ moment when I ran out of chux wipes and improvised by cutting up an old tea towel to make 4 dishrags. I overlocked around the edges to keep things … Continue reading