We had our heat wave of the summer last week with tempertures soaring to 28’C. That’s not overly hot for most of you but with an average temperature here of 15’C, we were left feeling melty. Of course my garden thrived, particularly my tomatoes.

Soccer Girl

Lily also thrived under the hot summery sun. She was in soccer camp all week. Leif and I spent some time together watching Lily, running errands, going to the library and playing in the garden at home.


We’re back to milder temperatures which make going for a run and sleeping soundly at night so much more enjoyable and yet I wish my garden could get a bit more hot sun.

We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.¬† ~Frederick Keonig

One of the things that makes me most happy, no matter where I am, is eating good food. This week I’m making:

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2 Responses to This Week’s Meal Plan

  1. Rosina says:

    Our garden thoroughly enjoyed the heat wave to and has just sprouted up but I myself am thankful to have survived the mid 30’s and that we’re now back down to the low 20’s *grin*. Sunshine is lovely but bring back the cold wind and just a touch of cloud cover and I’m a happy girl LOL.

  2. Scatteredmom says:

    Annie I LOVE your photos, and I’ll definitely be back to try some recipes. What a great blog! I did use the quinoa black bean salad like I asked..sorry it took so long but we’ve been sorta busy. You’ll find it on Everything Mom this week.

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