Category: The Great Outdoors

Hedgehog Hill Coffee Cake

  As you can see we are under a blanket of snow at Hedgehog Hill. We had a green Christmas and New Years then a week of streamers off the lake that swirled around the house and yard. This means long dark nights and…

More snow, and more snow.

“Meanwhile,’ said Mr Tumnus, ‘it is winter in Narnia, and has been for ever so long, and we shall both catch cold if we stand here talking in the snow.  Daughter of Eve from the far land of Spare Oom where eternal summer reigns…

Spring blooms

You may remember that last spring was a bit of disaster for blooms. My heart broke when my much-anticipated magnolia was frosted. Thankfully this year we did not get summer in March and had a traditionally cruel April with lots of hints at spring…

The cat post

It had to happen sooner or later. If you own a cat, and you write a blog, sooner or later you will write about the wonders of your beloved and spoiled kitty. Crookshanks speaks english. At least she comprehends what we are saying and responds…

Happy Blog-iversary to me!

Last night WordPress sent me a message telling me my blog is one year old! Was it a coincidence that yesterday I bought a new craft book called Super Cute Felt by Laura Howard ? I think not! And a project that caught my eye…

Pardon the dust…

Hi There! I know it has been a while, things have been busy at Hedgehog Hill. New Years day is a snowy one so we took a lovely walk. I really don’t think New Years Day is any more special than any other day,…

Fall, autumn, time passes…

Don’t you just love that GLOW? The air is crisp, the ground is crunchy. We had a very dry summer and it has changed the landscape this fall. For most of the summer the pond was, well, more of a puddle. Here is what it…