Why one egg is enough for a French omelette? A little amusing Easter vignette from PumpjackPiddlewick

It’s Easter so I am thinking about eggs. And chickens. Okay, and always ducks. But then this time of year I do a lot of thinking about eggs. It’s a seasonal thing. And when I think about eggs, I am always reminded of the joke ~ Why do the FrenchContinue Reading

Join me in a morning cup of Coffee at PumpjackPiddlewick

My thoughts have turned towards wanting a cup of coffee. It’s a dark morning, clouded over. The time change of daylight dawning still messes with me. It shouldn’t, as ultimately the animals always let me know when it is their time to go to bed or get up. And itContinue Reading

Last year I planted Chamomile, with no great success. I tried it in various places and had a little bit grow around my homemade birdbath. It produced one really good bunch of flowers, which were duly harvested and made into Chamomile tea. But what I had forgotten, when I hadContinue Reading

Are you a coffee lover? Come join us at PumpjackPiddlewick

Lets talk coffee (and France). As a coffee lover, like many of you out there, I must, really I must, start my day with at least one cup of coffee. Yes, it gives me the caffeine kick, but more importantly, I just love it! Coffee Everyone? Most of us knowContinue Reading

how to reuse your morning coffee to rehydrate skin at PumpjackPiddlewick

This weekend I treated myself to making my luscious coffee scrub again. This time of year, cold and muddy, just begged me to bolster myself and rehydrate my skin. My skin has been feeling so dry, what with the heating on and lots of wool clothing. So, needs must. TimeContinue Reading