Simple Life, Simply Life (Page 2)

Enjoying a simple life, savouring the moment, appreciating what is around us and laughing a lot with joy.

Big Dig 1 is calling me back at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Decisions, decisions, decisions. The weekend beckons me in to the restoration garden, where two Big Dig’s are now calling me to dig, dig, dig. Well, ok, in the case of Big Dig 1 it is more like shift, shift, shift. This past week, a couple hours each morning have beenRead More →

The best potato salad ever at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Very, very excited! Our new and all our own vegetable garden gave us our first petite harvest yesterday. I feel like a proud Mom. Ok, it may not have been much. 11 new potatoes, 15 carrots, 2 celery branches, 5 chives and 7 green beans. But I figure there mayRead More →

Nap interrupted by a duck at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Lovely nap in the heat of yesterday afternoon. It was so delicious I decided to enjoy a second one. Such decadence. I was rousted from sleep by the not so subtle sounds of Maggie (pet duck). As the windows were open, my sleepy brain didn’t take it in, until IRead More →

The Big Dig 2 is underway at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Exciting times here at chez Pumpjack & Piddlewick. The Big Dig 2 * is underway! The bottom garden is finally being tackled and dug up, slowly. And already, what a discovery! Last summer in the Big Dig 2 we found a set of stairs, a wall and a walkway, whichRead More →