The Red Wren

Food & Recipes

Lamb and Barley Soup

From a left over leg of lamb roast, I whipped up a delicious lamb and barley soup. It was fantastic with a sprig of rosemary and a toasted piece of Turkish bread. Here are some images of the cooking process, unfortunately I neglected to take a photo of the finished product!

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Gardening

Veggie Patch Inspiration

Our newest project still in the development stage is our veggie patch. I’ve been surfing around the ‘net to find some inspiration and stumbled on the plan below. Our veggie patch is going be in our front yard so we want it to be not only functional but easy on the eye. I love the  ...

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Food & Recipes

In the Kitchen

I made a cake for my dear friend Stephanie’s Baby Shower this weekend. She’s gluten intolerant so I admit I cheated and used a gluten free packet mix. The cake itself was nothing to write home about taste-wise, but I’m a bit pleased with the cutesy way it turned out.  

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Sewing and Craft

Baby Blanket

I whipped up this quick and easy baby blanket for my friends Baby Shower. I was pleased with the results and the pictures can’t possibly show how soft and snuggly it is.

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Gardening

A favourite thing

From the months of June-September my mother’s Pink Ice Protea flowers prolifically which results in a vase full of them every few weeks for my home. They’re such a gorgeous flower, tough but fluffy and they last for weeks. I must plant one myself.

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