Thursday, June 14, 2012

Mille Bornes, Poppies, Curry and Pie

A half day off. Vibrant Poppies. First crop of peas to snack on.  Mille Bornes (a favourite game in our family - my one from childhood misplaced in the last year but another one found at the thrift store last week and played endlessly since). A cast iron pot of curry on the stove made with loads of veggies from the garden (including garlic scapes and mustard greens), and rhubarb cut up on the counter ready to be made into the last rhubarb custard pie of the season and then shared with friends tonight.

Our dog "testing" new dog biscuit recipes E is making to sell at the farm stand.  A different recipe in each hand and finding out which hand he licks the most. ;-)  The apple and greens recipe seemed to be his favourite.

Life is good!


affectioknit said...

Fun! We love Mille Bornes!

~Have a lovely day!

Erin said...

oh i think those dog treats will be a top seller! i love that shot of your boys with treats in his habds, so cute with that broad grin.

yay for a half day off! i wish our weather would warm up a little, a new greenhouse on the farm has been giving its' owners lots of humidity/tomato disease headaches. i guess it is what it is, the wet west coast will always be challenging for tomatoes even with supports. have a lovely weekend heather. :)

Erin said...

excuse my typos, that should read "boy" as clearly i only see one, and "hands" ... i guess my eyes are tired. :)

daisy said...

I haven't played Milles Bornes is years! Great idea to sell doggie treats! Enjoy your weekend.

Only in Louisiana ~ documenting the adventures we call Life! said...

Poppies and rhubarb are something that we can't grow here in Louisiana! Poppies are so beautiful too. I can buy rhubarb but I bet it is so much better when it is fresh. Looks like you are doing well in the produce area!

Sunshine Mama said...

Hi Heather! Long time no post! Hope everything is well with you and your family. I miss hearing about all the loveliness you have to write about!

Take care!

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Yasemin said...

Lovely blog... So sad no recent posts. I hope everything is ok. Greetings from Istanbul/Turkey.

Lauren said...

found your blog while looking for a peach salsa recipe. thanks so much. will try it today. have hundreds of tomatoes from our garden that have to be canned. your blog is great. we are also a homeschool family on a homestead. my passion is gardening too. your farm stand looks amazing!

Valerie said...

My family loves Mill Bournes especially my mother. =) What lovely photos. Those poppies are gorgeous.
Blessings and Sunshine, Valerie