It’s been a few years since I posted about our Jamaican Pumpkin soup, and as with all things that are given time, it’s gotten better! Here’s our revised recipe that has been a real winner with our family: Jamaican Pumpkin Soup with Dumplings Ingredients: 3 lbs of bone-in chicken pieces 1-2 pieces of ham hock… Continue reading Jamaican Pumpkin Soup: Revisited
*ahem* Is this mic on? I am both amazed and embarrassed that it’s been exactly three years and one day since I last posted here. I guess you could say that life got in the way of being able to write, and it’s absolutely true. While birthdays and holidays came and went, obstacles were overcome… Continue reading Where Has the Time Gone?
On March 9th, my son turned 1 year old. The year seemed to fly by, but we enjoyed and savoured every moment together. When it came time to plan my son’s party, we thought hard about what would reflect his personality and it became apparent that Eric Carle’s book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, was the… Continue reading Birthday Party for a Very Hungry Caterpillar
My little boy is a solid 16 months-old now and is blooming with smarts. I am amazed every day at what he can understand, what he can physically do, and the words that he can say. I made a list when A was 14 months-old and decided it was time to round up the words… Continue reading My Talkative Baby Boy
If you would have told me 15 years ago that my body would be as uncooperative as it currently is, I’d tell you that you were crazy. I was healthy and active. Never drank, smoked or used drugs. However, when I entered into my adult years, something changed in me, and I’m living with a… Continue reading My Sensitive System
How to repurpose broken Easter eggs because preschoolers aren’t very careful with fragile things. I got the great idea to dye some Easter eggs for my three year-old, this morning. We did it last year. The colours were amazing and she had fun using her crayons on something other than paper. This year we weren’t… Continue reading Coloring Easter eggs, OR:
Soup is one of those dishes that is both relatively uncomplicated to make and comforting to eat. It’s really hard to mess it up, even if it takes an entire day for the soup flavours to develop just right. Jamaican pumpkin soup was introduced to me by my mother-in-law, who is from Montego Bay. Her… Continue reading Comfort Food: Jamaican Pumpkin Soup