The Coffee Cake Caper

Lockdown Day Number Whatever:I decided to try and revise a regular coffee cake recipe to be gluten-free. It was easy to do. (Although I don’t advise eating this on a regular basis as it has a ridiculous amount of sugar and butter. But as an occasional treat, go for it!) As I took the cake […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

A handsome young gnome called Benny Was admired by gnome maidens a-plenty He found a fine wife They have a most happy life And were blessed with good children four-and-twenty. Limerick #6 🙂

A Yule Log

I was washing the lunch dishes when I heard singing coming from the back garden. I looked out the window and saw six gnomes valiantly rolling a log towards the back door. Sometime later, Henri finally brought it inside. “Madame, nous vous présentons le Yule Log!” “It’s perfect for our Winter Solstice celebration! Thank you […]

Henri’s Favourite Post Ever!

From BE KITSCHIG Blog Happy Gnomevember For Gnomevember, it’s about time to get out the gnomes of be kitschig. Over the years, we’ve come across some really nice ones. This is our garden gnome Paul before he suffered from moving inflicted tan damage. Sorry mate. These gnomes moved in around Easter. Now, you can also […]

Another Visitation

The other night I had the strange feeling I was not alone in the house. The next morning my suspicions were confirmed. No, it wasn’t a ghost. Although a ghost would have been less trouble. Undoubtedly, a mouse had partaken of a midnight snack. And of course, chose the more expensive red pear to munch […]

What is Gnomevember?

Check out The BE KITSCHIG blog! BE KITSCHIG This wasn’t autocorrected, I did not intend to spell Movember. Kudos to all who are raising awareness and (hopefully a whole bunch of) money. Gnomevember is really a thing. While I thought at first, this must be a new fad from the United States of Strange Holidays […]

Leaves, a lot to be desired

I love Autumn! Bright blue skies, crisp air, harvest fruits and vegetables and colourful leaves. Lots and lots of leaves. When I purchased my property the three big trees once here, were long gone. Only the stumps remain. I wish I had a tree! However, all the neighbours’ leaves are now in my back garden. […]