Fishing = Family Fun

My 11 and 13-year-old nieces were keen to write and share their family fishing experience. They’re mad keen outdoor girls. As a teacher, I love giving them the opportunity to see their work published. Photos by their Mother.   A family fishing trip is very fun. It’s special when we’re together as a family. We’re all sitting…

Creamy Rice Pudding

Creamy Rice Pudding is one of my favourite desserts. This recipe is an ‘all-in-one’ recipe whereby you throw all the ingredients together and let the oven do the cooking. I experimented with some ingredients for alternatives. I’ve tested the lite coconut milk versus lite coconut cream —  coconut cream makes for a creamier pudding. With…

Marvel at the Costumes

What ignites your passion? As a theatre goer, the costumes have always attracted my respect and admiration for the costumer designer. When confronted with close-up detailed costumes of the Marvel Movie, time stood still.  Still enough, to appreciate the time expended not only on their intricate design but on their meticullous creation. With any production or movie,…

Sky’s Sun Rises

Take A Moment… … to wake up early one morning. See the Sun rise high in the Sky. Observe its magnificent hot fiery colours splashed across the skyline.  Unlike a landscape adorning a wall this yellow Star will make its canvas disappear. A poem to the Sun…                      …

Teach Kids to Wrap their School Lunch

Preparing school lunches the night before, tastes as good the next day – otherwise my nieces wouldn’t eat them. Wraps are moreso delicious, especially when the kids are responsible for making them. Also, there are far less complaints. Just as important is learning the hygienics behind safe foods. Washing hands, clean bench area, prepping ingredients,…

Family Snap Card Game

Fun family time is as simple as playing a ‘Snap’ card game. Hours of frivolity and laughter was had when the kids and their dad tried to outsmart each other ‘snapping’ and ‘fake-snapping’ at duplicate cards. A 52 playing-card pack was used to entertain these four cherubs, while other family members observed their antics. It was better…