make it art

reddirtlattes/ August 2, 2020

I sat down with my new pottery teacher/ mentor with expectation. I wanted each piece to be perfect, a shape in my mind, a clean line here and perfect line there. I sat down wanting it to be a certain way.. ..and then as I worked my first piece the clay started to fall. The clay started to fall and

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a Stubborn Wish and a Bowl of Goodness

reddirtlattes/ May 14, 2020

I’ve been battling dandelions. Last summer it seemed so fun to have a yard full of wishes. We raced each other to them, spreading them to the sky with laughter while warm sun held us. This year our yard is so full of wishes from those carelessly blown seeds that they are taking over everything. I have fought and fought

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Salad, and The World Out There

reddirtlattes/ May 11, 2020

How was your weekend? I had the loveliest Mother’s Day doing what I do every day, mothering. I also took the big leap and headed into town for the first time in 2 months. It was so wonderful to see so many people. It was a bit disconcerting to see so many people. So many people, with no social distancing

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Make it green

reddirtlattes/ May 8, 2020

Here in British Columbia the lockdown is about to be eased. Small steps towards a different normal. I don’t know about you, but I am scared. It looks like this virus is not going away. We can only hide for so long and then we have to take steps out. We have to be brave. The one thing we can

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Gluten free banana bread (with macadamia nuts and cacao)

reddirtlattes/ April 23, 2020

I am so appreciative for all the readers who have come along with this blog and its journey. I’ve decided to shift gears with it and use it to share my passion: food. I am a big believer in nutrition. The kitchen is my happy place and where I spend hours and hours every day. I try to eat as

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reddirtlattes/ March 16, 2020

How are you handling the isolation? We are drawing, listening to music. Trying to not read too much news (not working.) Today was the first warm day in so very long and we had a picnic outside, right in the sunbeams. Did you see this? Some much needed levity in this crazy situation. Thank you, Rita Wilson. Italy is where

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