It is not quite spring yet, but look, we have a single jonquil blooming in the garden, so I am declaring it the beginning of early spring at our house! […]
I need at least ten minutes of peace to get Muski to sleep during the day. That means I need ten minutes where the Twinadoes don’t sound like baby elephants […]
I read a post over at Embiejo etc (doesn’t that name just roll off your tongue so nicely!) about their ‘dinner woes’. I left a comment with my ‘oh-so-wise-trying-not-to-sound-too-high-and-mighty’ advice […]
Of course, my kids are all sick, again. I kind of expect that at this time of the year so it’s not the frequency of illness that I want to […]
This makes two Saturdays in a row when I have spent the better part of the morning on my hands and knees crawling through piles of toys and clothes and […]
In celebration of my two dancing princesses – who, by the way, are driving me nuts counting the number of sleeps till they have their next lesson – this week’s […]
I am head down bum up trying to finish up some things before pickleberrypop.com celebrates the sites second birthday! I will have a few sneaky peaks of what is in […]
“Only those who push too far, see how far they can go”
The Twinadoes went to their first ballet lesson last night. A not very good photo of them with their neat ‘ballet hair’ before we left. Decked out in ‘dancing clothes’ […]
I must be getting older… or wiser.. or something… because in the last few years I have developed quite a lust for handmade quilts. I hassled The Great Aunts for […]
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Hi, I'm Kate.
Once I was a preschool teacher...
kids, an overgrown veggie
garden, a messy
kitchen, and an obsession with printables,
all on ten acres of weeds!
That's life on the Pickle Farm.
Over the past few months I have been trying to perfect my baked pancake recipe. I wanted it to be thick and fluffy, and cooked all the way through without […]
All week my small boy had been asking me for a ‘face-man’. After a lot of questioning and frustrated repetitions of his ‘face-man’ request I finally figured out out… he […]
I had to wrap some early Christmas presents on the weekend. I wrapped some books, and some bowls of yummy goodies and a couple of toys, and then I got […]
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