Tag Archives: Books

I am NOT just a sewing machine

Looking back at my blog posts over the last few months it might seem to you that I do nothing but sew cute cuddly create-a-creatures.   And although that part of my life and business seems to have grown exponentially and taken up a larger portion of my time – I really have been doing…

My New Favourite Gardening Book

We have a whole shelf in our book-filled house dedicated to gardening.  Last year I posted a list of my favourites, and since then I have a list a mile long of books I have read from the library, and those that I hope to read. But of all the gardening books I have read…

Cookbook Review: Ripe From Around Here

I have spent all March cooking from this cookbook: Ripe From Around Here: A Vegan Guide to Local, Sustainable Eating (No Matter Where You Live) by Jae Steele. I shared with you some of my culinary adventures with Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes, Roasted Applesauce, West African Stew, and, what I called, the Best Ever Vegetarian Split…

What if you became a Pizza…

A few weeks ago, we explored this book in my classroom: In this story, Pete is disappointed that he can’t go outside to play, so, to cheer him up, his Dad turns him into a pizza!  Not a real one, of course, but an imaginary pizza, complete with dough kneading, the addition of toppings (checkers!)…

Roasted Applesauce

Here is another amazing (and simple!) recipe from Ripe from Around Here. Applesauce is pretty standard fare around here.  It often finds its way into baking, and I also enjoy it for a snack or dessert.  I have always made it the same way – peel and chop the apples, put them in a pot…

Giants, Beanstalks, and a Brave Girl Named Kate

I am so excited to be writing my very first Creative Kids post!  I actually had an activity I did in my classroom last week that I wanted to write about, but had such a fun and amazing afternoon with my students yesterday that I can’t resist writing about that instead! On Monday afternoons I do something…

West African Stew

I have really been enjoying cooking my way through Ripe from Around Here by Jae Steele.  (If you missed it, you can find the first recipe I tried here.)  I absolutely love that the recipes are based on seasonal ingredients, and that there were quite a few winter recipes to choose from (although I am…

Valentine’s Dinner

As I have mentioned before, it is tradition around here for Hubby to create a gourmet meal for me on Valentine’s Day.  I always feel like a princess when he has put so much time and care into making something really special. This year, all of the recipes came from Gordon Ramsay’s book “Healthy Appetites.” Our…

Inspiration

I am very influenced by the books I read and the movies I watch.  I am not sure whether it is because I have such a wild imagination, or if I just love a good story, but I come out feeling like I know the characters personally (or wish I did.) For instance, after seeing “You’ve…

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