being granny

I have not written a post for almost a year. Our daughter had a baby boy in April, 2018, and has been living with us. My husband created a wonderful space downstairs for them, but of course they are frequently upstairs with us. When my daughter was barely six months old, I was forced to… Continue reading being granny

easy swiss meringue buttercream

Pictures are worth a thousand mouthfuls: Swiss Meringue Buttercream is my favourite frosting! But if you have tried to make it and have found it too difficult or time-consuming, check out my method below. It is really simple and also fool-proof. Easy Swiss Meringue Buttercream ~ 500 g butter (room temp. but not melted) ~… Continue reading easy swiss meringue buttercream

*updated*doing what i love

I have always loved to bake. I remember standing on a stool in my Granny’s kitchen helping her make batches of cookies she kept in special tins. These tins were always in the corner cabinet under the phone station and all the kids knew which tin held their favourite: chocolate chip; gingerbread; oatmeal; peanut butter.… Continue reading *updated*doing what i love


I am 51 years old. I have lived a good while now and on the surface I am a full-fledged adult: two grown kids, 17 years with my husband, own a house. I know how to do my taxes, budget the household expenses, cook, clean, and make a bed with hospital corners. I have traveled,… Continue reading adulting


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About Me

Hi, I am Erin, and I love all things domestic: cooking, cleaning, and nurturing. I am a mother, a wife, and a granny. I have worked in many occupations and therefore have worn many hats. Join me while I find joy in my daily life.

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