Homemade Pumpkin Syrup

  I know it’s a bit passé, but I enjoy the flavour of spiced pumpkin this time of year, especially pumpkin chai and pumpkin lattes.  After trying several shop-bought syrups and finding them artificial, I decided to try to make pumpkin syrup myself.  It took two attempts, and the syrup isn’t very thick, but it’s…

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Not Long Now

  With the exception of a few soft furnishings, I believe we have everything we need for our new holiday flat.  It’s been a lot of fun gathering items to create the perfect 1950’s seaside retreat we’ve dreamed about for so long, and we are looking forward to spending as much time as possible there.…

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Tapas Bar

In an effort to get out and have more of a life, my husband and I have been going out on Sunday Date Nights. We take turns deciding where to go, and last night he chose a really good tapas bar in Glasgow. As usual, I ate entirely too much. Hopefully an extra couple of…

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Fiddleheads

New ferns are popping up all over the garden. After doing some reading, I understand that people like to eat the baby tops (fiddleheads) in Spring. I’m tempted, but aside from blackberries and raspberries, I don’t tend to eat much wild food. I’m convinced I’ll end up dead or hallucinating.  

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