Category Archives: Rants, Raves, Inspirations, Hints, Tips!

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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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No pictures today just a bit of rambling happiness!

It amazes me that the smallest things in life are the ones that make us smile!  And these same small tokens give us the inspiration to do what we love! The other day I received a comment on my blog … 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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A brand new kitchen brings new inspiration.

My kitchen, my inspiration! Today I want to share with you something which has been a huge inspiration in my life over the past few years.  You know I love to cook, I love entertaining and I just love food.  … Continue reading

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Today I’m baking and it reminds me of Mum!

Today, it’s raining outside, there is thunder, there is lightning, but inside it is warm, the oven is on and I am baking!  The smells and scents coming from my kitchen are very inviting and they really are making me … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS AND COOKBOOKS, FAMILY AND FOOD! INSPIRATION COMES FROM IT ALL.

Today I am struggling for inspiration.  Not good when you are a person who loves cooking and writing.  But this got me thinking about what gives me inspiration to write and cook especially at this time of year.  Christmas.  Of … Continue reading

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Balance! Moderation! Fresh and in season. This food we can eat!

Whatever happened to eating a fresh and balanced diet?  I wonder every day why we need to follow fad diets and crazy food trends.  What is it about us humans that make us want to follow in the footsteps of … 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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Let’s talk about what inspires us! There are so many things.

I’ve decided to add a new category to my blog called ‘Rants, Raves and Inspirations’.  I constantly see, hear or experience things that either make me want to rant and rave or gives me inspiration to cook, write and share. … 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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