We returned from Switzerland yesterday night after an exhausting, exhilarating pre-teen camp with our church. It was our third year as camp counsellors, and our first year leaving Juliet behind to attend next week’s teen camp without us there. The pre-teen camp is one of my favourite weeks of the year. We are lucky, I know, that the camp is… Read More
I wanted to write a post with more substance to it, but found I just didn’t have it in me. We’re preparing to leave for the Swiss Alps to help out with the pre-teen camp (our third year running) and I’ve had two of the busiest weeks leading up to it. There are doctor’s appointments. None of them are for… Read More
This, friends, is a round-up of books that are set in France* in a variety of genres. I’m hoping that by including 13 of them in one place, you francophiles will be inspired to read something new. If you’ve already read one or more of them, why not leave a comment saying what you thought for the other readers! All… Read More
This is our tenth anniversary of going to Brittany every summer. My husband has four brothers, who each have kids. And every July for two weeks, we all congregate with his parents in one large house, rented from the parents of friends of ours from church (and if that isn’t enough prepositions to keep your brain busy …) where we… Read More
As you can probably tell from the small number of promotional posts appearing on my blog, I don’t write sponsored posts unless it’s something I actually like / use enough to think it worth sharing with you. Discounts on a wide range of goods and services definitely fall into that category. Who doesn’t love discounts? I mean, unless you’ve got… Read More
Chocolate chip cookie cockaigne adds oats, chocolate chunks, and nuts to the regular chocolate-chip cookie recipe. This recipe can be made with gluten-free or regular flour.