Slow Cooker Pumpkin Soup

slow cooker pumpkin soup recipe

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Soup Recipe I’ve been playing around with pumpkin soup recipes for a while now. This is my easiest, and most delicious effort yet. Ingredients 1 large pumpkin (I like butternut the best) 2 carrots 1 medium sized potato 1 onion 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 […]

Tired. So Tired.


Had another Tired and Cranky Day the other day.  I’ve talked about my expertise in this area before; being tired and cranky is all I’m good at sometimes. By lunch time when I was willing my son to watch “just a little more television” so I could walk aimlessly around the house failing trying to do something productive, I telephoned […]

Sorry The House Is In A Mess

sorry the house is in a mess

A friend dropped over. I knew this friend wouldn’t care about the state of my house but I heard myself say, “Sorry the house is in a mess.” I hear the same phrase when I visit friends in their homes.  Why do we do it? Why do we apologise? Personally, I feel embarrassed when my house is messy — which […]

I Didn’t Clean The Kitchen Last Night

did clean the kitchen

This is the sight I woke to this morning.  The Husband had been on-call for 60 hours and he stumbled home last night, absolutely exhausted. He fell into the chair, and I could tell, he just couldn’t move, let alone talk.  I felt like dropping myself; however, seeing him in such a state gave me a little […]