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Anzac Cookie – Healthier Alternative

Anzac Cookie – Healthier Alternative

  I tend to only make Anzac Cookies around Anzac Day. Although I really love the taste of them they are usually very sweet. Whilst reading some of my emails recently I came across a more healthy version using ingredients I am tending to use […]

Easter Bunny Gift Jar

Easter Bunny Gift Jar

  I had decided to make another “jar” gift for Easter after the very successful “reindeer nose jar” at Christmas. However the chocolate bunny I chose would not fit inside the jars I had so I needed to go hunting for a wider mouthed jar.  

Healthy Banana, Oat And Chocolate Bars

Healthy Banana, Oat And Chocolate Bars

Another healthy idea to use up over-ripe bananas.  I made these so that my grandson could take them home and enjoy these bars whilst on school holidays.

Christmas Celebrations And Happy New Year 2018

Christmas Celebrations And Happy New Year 2018

  This was our almost completed Christmas Dinner Table, we went into the garden and picked some rosemary sprigs and bay leaf branches.  We scattered these in the middle along with a couple of limes and it looked perfect, unfortunately I got so busy cooking […]

Reindeer Noses

Reindeer Noses

I was reading through some Christmas Pinterest posts and saw Reindeer Noses, and I thought what a great idea as a small gift. I went to K Mart and bought the jars for $2 and decided to fill them with Maltesers (everyones favourite) and then […]

Gingerbread House for Christmas 2017

Gingerbread House for Christmas 2017

I finally completed my Gingerbread House for this Christmas and I think it might be a little larger than normal. 

A Recent Trip To Phuket Thailand

A Recent Trip To Phuket Thailand

We recently visited Patong Beach, Phuket Thailand for a family celebration. Although it was the wet season, we were very fortunate with the weather, although very humid and hot, we were spared the rain except for a couple of short heavy showers generally overnight.

Coconut And Sour Cream Cheesecake

Coconut And Sour Cream Cheesecake

Recently we had family and friends around for a great dinner with plenty of fresh seafood and steak provided by the men folk. I decided to do a dessert knowing that one particular lady has a sweet tooth and always looks forward to what ends […]

Birthday Celebration In Castlemaine Area

Birthday Celebration In Castlemaine Area

How time has flown, it doesn’t seem too long ago it was Christmas.  I have been very quiet with posts lately because of holidays and overseas visitors, but hopefully we should be back on track now. With my birthday just gone we decided to take […]

Gingerbread House 2016

Gingerbread House 2016

I have finally finished this years gingerbread house and I have to say there are lots and lots of lollies on this one. Hubby was waiting for me to finish so that he could have the remaining lollies, unfortunately he was very disappointed as there […]