Category Archives: Hints, Tips and clues.

Lots of interesting stuff!

Travelling the world is fantastic especially if you plan and prepare!

I’ve been thinking a lot about my travels past, present and future and how much I have learned over the years about making my life easier when I am traveling.  So I’ve decided to share a few of my hints … Continue reading

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Do you ‘CHEAT’ in the kitchen? I do!

This morning I was reading a magazine from a few years ago (yes one of the many I have read and must re-read as I’ve forgotten what was in it!) when I can across an article about cheating in the … Continue reading

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What came first? The chicken or the boiled egg that you couldn’t peel without making a complete mess!?

Today I decided to make some egg salad sandwiches for Wayne and I.  That got me thinking about eggs, boiling them and peeling them..  For something so simple it sure does make our lives a misery.  You boil them up … Continue reading

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Tips on preparing your fresh asparagus.

It’s asparagus season here in Australia and I love asparagus.  Not the mushy tinned stuff from days gone by but fresh, green, earthy asparagus! So here are my tips for preparing your fresh asparagus.  I hope they are of some … Continue reading

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There is a reason the freezer was invented!

Yesterday I did my weekly grocery shopping and as per normal I still had some fresh produce left over which I hadn’t used.  One of my pet hates is food wastage and if I can save anything for later use … Continue reading

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An easy way to clean your kettle.

Have you ever looked in your kettle when you are filling it up and thought ‘Wow, that really does need a good clean but how do I clean it?’. Well it isn’t as daunting as it seems.  All you need … Continue reading

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It’s time to cook and freeze!

It’s that time of year for making big pots of soups and stews to keep us warm throughout the winter months. I love this time of year as I love making soups and stews and even more so I love … Continue reading

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