Agfest is the biggest agricultural show in Australia, and occurs every May in Carrick, two hours from here. This year, we had a stall there and baked big-time for it! We really went all out, and what we didn’t earn Continue reading We Went to Agfest!
Autumn has arrived, and with it, apples!! Now, if anyone knows me, they know I’m very easily excited, and no season makes me kick up my heels more than autumn. Something in the air makes me want to jump and Continue reading Of My Favourite Season… and Apples
Late summer and early autumn have brought us a bountiful harvest of big, beautiful tomatoes. On Thursday we made a second large batch of salsa and bottled it for the coming winter! We do the garden and bottling work all Continue reading Salsa
School started in early March, and my teacher-heart is reveling in it! Of course, there are the shadowy moments along with the sunshiny ones, and the Procrastination Disorder that afflicts me regularly, and the hours of preparation… but I love Continue reading Of School, Excursions, and Caves
Our summer was a little slow in coming this year, but it seems to be finally here. Praise God, for he has promised to Noah and all his descendants in Genesis 8:22 that “While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, Continue reading Summer!!
A tradition in Rocky Cape is the annual school picnic, which is an afternoon of games and fun followed by a barbecue. We have this every summer, and this year, it happened at the end of January. What a day! Continue reading School Picnic
A couple weeks ago, Cameron arrived from America (finally!) With a guest from Quebec also here, some of our group took a short trip to the West Coast (Edge of the World). It was a cold, windy day, but we Continue reading Trip to the Edge
Since our art teacher is away, I took her Tuesday class and turned it into… cooking class! Since being creative in the kitchen is one of my favourite things in the world, my students and I are a very enthusiastic Continue reading Cooking and Creativity
Its wonderful to see bees in the orchard pollinating, but it will make the flowers fall off as they have served their purpose!! On a side note, bees are terrible at posing for photos. It took a while to even Continue reading And Flowers bring Bees!