The New Pet

Although we haven’t been in our new abode for a terribly long time, and still cannot access the garage (that’s Grumpy’s domain and …. well … you know …) and we’ve only managed to just settle our geriatric cats into the place and eventually get their ‘house’ in some sort…

Cooking with Kids

Baking with kids, it is highly suggested in some circles, is “fun” and “teaches kids good stuff” (only possibly better worded than that) and “good fun quality time”. At times, I entertain this idea of including the kids in my cooking and baking pursuits, but the fact of the matter…

The very complicated uncomplicated cake

Monkey Boy’s Family Birthday Celebration was today. This is the one held each year that consists only of extended family, and is separate from his Family Celebration (me, Grumpy and the other two offspring), which is separate again from the one that has his friend’s in attendance. Each of my…