It’s always so exciting to pack my 3 boys and husband in the car and travel 5 hrs to visit my mum and dad in country NSW. Their home is full of interesting books, magazines, art, craft, love, really bad jokes, interesting conversations and country home cooking. Don’t get me started about the cooking…my favourite is when mum cooks and bottles home grown plumbs/peaches. Ohhh…actually it’s hard to compare to the home grown rhubarb and apple pie.
We try to coordinate our visits with my siblings and their spouses/kids so that all the cousins get to hang out together. The girls hang out in the large country kitchen baking our own bread and the most amazing meals, especially when Simone is there. She just pops out her laptop and Googles any recipe and away we go….
Below are a few things I discovered in mum’s backyard last time we visited. You never quite know what you will find….