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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

After seeing so many lovely homemade gifts on line I decided to set to and give a couple of them a go. The first was a white chocolate and strawberry fudge. Never having made fudge before this was very interesting and tiring (stirring). However, the […]

Gingerbread Dinner Place Names

Gingerbread Dinner Place Names

I came across some gingerbread place names and decided it would be good for my left-over gingerbread.  I decided to use a bell as my base as I didn’t have a great deal of other items to choose from and it was a good size. […]

Gingerbread House 2018

Gingerbread House 2018

A little late this year getting the gingerbread house finished. The humidity we have been experiencing here in Melbourne didn’t help matters. We had a couple of little ‘breakages” and had to do a patch here and there, thankfully the lollies cover everything, and only […]

Seeded Crackers

Seeded Crackers

I visited my local library recently and found the Donna Hay Life In Balance recipe book and decided to borrow it so I could read this more fully at home.  There are some really good healthy recipes for all areas of cooking and I decided […]

Fine Food Show Melbourne 2018

Fine Food Show Melbourne 2018

Just one of the chocolate sculptures on show. I recently visited the Fine Food Show in Melbourne and it was fantastic. The variety of exhibitors this year was really good. I think more emphasis for this show was on products both local, interstate and overseas, […]

Cranberry, Apple, Cinnamon Yoghurt Bread

Cranberry, Apple, Cinnamon Yoghurt Bread

My husband loves anything with apple, so I decided to go through recent recipe finds to see what I had. I came across a loaf recipe using blueberries and it sounded really good. I thought I had either frozen or dried blueberries available but on […]

Upcoming NASA Space Camp Visit For Kelly

Upcoming NASA Space Camp Visit For Kelly

My grandson Kelly will be attending the NASA Space Camp in September along with approximately 200 other vision impaired students travelling from all over the world.  This is a very exciting event and a once in a lifetime opportunity for all those involved. Space Camp […]

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.