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ROASTED TOMATO KETCHUP

ROASTED TOMATO KETCHUP

Beautiful roasted tomato ketchup, the house smells amazing with the aroma of spices and roasted vegetables. We have had a relatively low yield of tomatoes this year with many of them remaining green, we were not alone in this, and also with a low carrot […]

Making a Mabon Wreath

Making a Mabon Wreath

I love to celebrate the changing seasons and this year I wanted to add some decoration to our Mabon dinner (autumn equinox) on the 23rd. I looked around at what we had that I could use to make a wreath and found dried oranges, bay […]

Roasted Vegetable Soup, nutrient dense and an excellent way to use lots of veg.

Roasted Vegetable Soup, nutrient dense and an excellent way to use lots of veg.

It already feels like Autumn has arrived down here in Cornwall, there are a few sunny days still, but mostly we are seeing the change of season, winter woolies are being donned, warm socks and hats to keep the chill wind out have been dug […]

Yummy Black Bean Burgers

Yummy Black Bean Burgers

Oh my Oh my these burgers are delicious!, even my beef loving husband loves these. I cooked these up as a vegetarian, naturally gluten free option for my daughter in law’s birthday b.b.q. and they smelt so good my hub wanted to try one and […]

Yay my Copper pedicure bowl is here!

Yay my Copper pedicure bowl is here!

I love the look of my new copper pedicure bowl !, I’m so excited!, the word pedicure has its root in┬áthe Latin word ‘pedis’ meaning ‘of the foot’ and ‘cura’ meaning ‘care’. I agonised over the expense of it, but I want to offer the […]

Making Soya wax dinner candles

Making Soya wax dinner candles

Apparently there is a definite lack of grey soy wax candles in the market so much so that someone I know has to get hers imported. I thought I would give making them a go and now I can gift her some next time I […]

Our day in photographs

Our day in photographs

Early morning walk for Ella and Daisy, ready to go. Dillon and Taz at the end of our lane love their morning strokes. Daisy always says hello to Dillon. The lane is full of hedgerow flowers. Back for breakfast.Looks like a bird meeting out on […]

Cornish sunset

Cornish sunset

The sunsets over the past few days have been stunning. This is Illogan South Cornwall looking North from the back of our garden.

How we celebrated Our Summer Solstice

How we celebrated Our Summer Solstice

The summer solstice, (Litha), the days grow longer as we approach June 21 in the northern hemisphere, at the summer solstice we celebrate the longest day of the year, meaning it has the most daylight hours, now it has passed the days will grow shorter. […]

Glendurgen

Glendurgen

So no recipe posts today, catch up tomorrow. I’ve been here at this amazingly beautiful place today celebrating with G.D. our 36th wedding anniversary, hope you enjoy the pics. These lovely sculptures are found at the entrance to the gardens, which lead down through beautiful […]