Categories: Seasons, Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter

Green smoothies on ice

Back in February, I wrote about our summer experiment with "tea" made into ice blocks/icy poles/popsicles. Summer is again approaching, and with the unseasonably hot spring, the boys wanted to make more. So they did. During the past few months, we've… more »
Permalink Thursday, 8 October, 2009 1:03 am, by Mamma Email , 217 words, Categories: Miscellaneous, Food, Seasons ,

Destroying things can be therapeutic

I really wanted to call this post "Killing things can be therapeutic" but then I realised what day it is, and decided not to. On second thought, even the title I gave it is a bit questionable, but still... Anyway, I was talking about what I did in the… more »
Permalink Saturday, 25 April, 2009 11:13 pm, by Mamma Email , 437 words, Categories: Backyard, Autumn ,

Summer (fruit) lovin'

As many of you (oh, wait... is anybody reading this anyway??? *crickets chirping*... um, OK, never mind) will know, it's summer here. We're so close to autumn, but it's definitely still summer. I've had the basis (and the photos) of this post in my he… more »
Permalink Thursday, 26 February, 2009 11:58 am, by Mamma Email , 431 words, Categories: Flora, Fruit, Seasons, Summer ,

Iced tea... with a twist

Technically, it's iced herbal infusion with a twist, since we don't actually drink "real" tea. Anyway, during the summer, we've made a few batches of iceblocks (icy poles) with juice or lemonade. We have décor Lickety-Sips® but obviously any similar moul… more »
Permalink Monday, 23 February, 2009 11:54 pm, by Mamma Email , 223 words, Categories: Miscellaneous, Food, Seasons ,

Smells like spring

It's still officially winter here. It's been pretty cold (for Queensland!) but now the sun is rising earlier, the days are becoming milder, and driving DH to the train station at 6:30am isn't as painful as it was even a week ago. This morning there w… more »
Permalink Friday, 22 August, 2008 11:20 pm, by Mamma Email , 171 words, Categories: Seasons, Weather ,