Happy Cake Week!

Last night I finally got to watch the very first episode of 2021’s Great British Bake-Off. 😍😍 As someone who fell in love with and binged the whole show last year, it’s truly a delight to get to watch it in semi-realtime. I’m already in love with this year’s batch of bakers, and I could … More Happy Cake Week!

Making Space

Last night I finally threw away two pairs of shoes that had been mine for approximately 15 years. One pair were my “fancy” slides, with just enough sparkle and heel to make me feel formal but not like I was going trip and fall over. My favorite thing about them was the ghost of a … More Making Space

My Favorite Day

“Would you like to have a tea with me at the park?” “Sounds delightful.” Lemon tartlets with white chocolate L‘s. Assembling sandwiches with you. Choosing our favorite picnic basket. Toting the hot teapot to the park and finding a spot in the shade. Feeling British-y together in your pretty cool hats. Reading the next couple … More My Favorite Day

What Day Is It?

It is a truth universally recognized, that a blogger in possession of a schedule must be in want of a knowledge of what day it is. The days have been running together lately. Some stressful and tiring. Others filled with creativity and projects and service and fellowship. All marching on toward holidays and blessedly cool … More What Day Is It?

Words and Life

I was catching up on my Bible study today and ran across this oft-quoted verse again.  β€œBut Simon Peter answered Him, β€˜Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. Also we have come to believe and know that You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.’” (John 6:68-69, … More Words and Life

Once Upon a Time…

Once upon a time, there was a Kate.  This Kate was a short, frizzy-haired person who loved books and childcare and tea and rain and baking creative things. Kate started out as a kid and slowly became an adult (though it took her a while to realize it). Kate was busy loving books, childcare, tea, … More Once Upon a Time…