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Published on May 5, 2013, by in Lifestyle, Recipes.

I finally found a yummy cookie recipe. Really easy to make (which is always a bonus). I have made them several times (already) and they have been a hit every time. You have got to try it! Ingredients: 2 Cups plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt (not required if you use salted butter) 170

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Published on August 2, 2012, by in Recipes.

Haven’t had a lot of time to write. What with birthday parties and constantly sick kids, and everything else. You know what its like? Anyway, for my son’s Birthday this year, we had Gruffalo party. He was very much into it at the time. He loved the books (The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child). He also

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Published on October 29, 2011, by in Lifestyle.

It’s October – it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, my good friend Teresa and her sister host a  High Tea Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness. And each year I am always amazed at the time and effort all the ladies (who attend) put into making delectable high tea treats. All the goodies you see

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Published on October 14, 2011, by in Gardening, Lifestyle.

It’s great to have fresh home grown vegetables and fruits. Now that number 2, has settled down a bit (has a bit of a day routine), I have been able to get out into my garden again. What a jungle?! The glasshouse was covered moss and lichen. There were old bags of half used potting

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Published on May 1, 2011, by in Pets.

We spent our Easter weekend at Wairoro Park - Beachfront Estate, in Russell.  It was our second time there and this time we asked family and friends to join us. And we all had a great time there. The forecast was for rain for that weekend. Fortunately, the weather held out till our drive home on

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Published on March 27, 2011, by in Recipes.

As a child I remember having rice porridge for breakfast or lunch, usually in the weekend. We would usually have fish porridge or pork mince porridge, or just plain rice porridge with a few small side dishes. And on a day like this, when it is cold and wet outside, I love just a simple

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