1. the reward for extremely busy lives
2. the state of being in which time simply does not exist
3. the reason that dinner is eaten at the usual bedtime, (vegan) s'mores are craved, and produce that is grown just miles away is enjoyed in abundance
When in cottage time, eating breakfast for lunch is the perfect way to start the day. Good old Scottish oatmeal is encouraged.
...Especially with lots of fresh fruit...
...or maybe even a dollup of coconut milk yogurt.
Since lunch is a silly term (as discussed above), the usual midday feasting occurs in stages during the cottage time day. The grazing that usually escapes that camera even doubles as an educational lesson.
What kind of a cousin would I be if I did not educate this sweetie on veggies?
Future veggie-lover? I am definitely working on it. For now, at least we can both enjoy oranges (clementine for me, mandarin for her), and she agrees to embrace the greens by saying "peas" for the camera. And yes, I might have had something to do with that...
Even for a breakfast lover like me, dinner is clearly the most important meal of the day for cottage time.
Sure, it may occur while the sun is slowly setting...
vegan sloppy "snobby" joes
...or even after, forcing you to take a cozy photo inside.
grilled portobello mushroom and sweet onion quinoa
Either way, it is the loving company that matters. With cottage time, all time is family time. Period.