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Leftover chicken soup

Two people can’t finish a whole chicken, but a whole chicken can feed you for up to five meals! This is one way to use your leftover chicken.

Stay home, Marghe

Right now

Swooping Swallows

beautiful visitors


What a wonderful life it must be.

Random photo

of ladybirds in Oslo

The Golden Sauce

it only has three ingredients. Basically.

Photo art

I liked this!

Decoupaged tray

I love fish. Apparently.

Right now

My first gardening break!

Ice ice…


Treasures, not mine this time.

Sand and Shells and Coral

Peaches and Pears

snippets of our garden in Ravenna

Polaroid N1 – La Marta

My constant

Reclaimed Sunday

As I was saying in my previous post, today I unexpectedly found myself with time on my hands. Being a bit less than happy I decide to fix me up with some yummy Sunday lunch. Eggs, bacon, crumpets (crumpets!) ((CRUMPETS!!)) and a nice healthy orange-mandarin-lime… Continue Reading “Reclaimed Sunday”


As you might have noticed, it’s officially Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. Well, at least in Europe, I’m not sure about everyone else. On Sunday we went to the Botanical Gardens of Madrid and it was beautiful. The flowers (yes, there were flowers), the… Continue Reading “Leaves”

Flowering succulent

The flowering of an adopted plant that holds so many memories

Orchids. Surprisingly simple.

Every time someone comes over to my mother’s or my house, they look at our orchids, amazed. We have dozens of them, nearly all gifts, untidily arranged on window sills. Some are heavy with their second or third (or more, who remembers?) bloom; others… Continue Reading “Orchids. Surprisingly simple.”


I do it all the time. Especially because I’m rarely in the same place more than three months. I do it every time I move and go to somewhere “new”, even though the somewhere “new” is a house I’ve been to and/or lived in… Continue Reading “Nesting”