~ Maui Magic, Whale Watching, Lent, Fish on Friday and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY last day to enter!

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Maui Magic, Whale Watching, Lent Fish on Friday and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY last day to enter! Yesterday was another fun filled day and BOY was it packed  I started with a beach walk in the morning and breakfast in our suite before we decided to hit the pool and beach with these plans up […]

~ See Ya’ Later Sunday (oh and Weekend Breakfast, Lent and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!)

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See Ya’ Later Sunday (oh and Weekend Breakfast, Lent and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!)   Yesterday I took some flowers to someone who I’d had a bit of a “blue” with when she hurt my feelings quite badly but was big enough to phone me to apologise. Today, instead of glaring at the woman with […]

~ National Caramel Day, Lenten Promise and Samsung Camera GIVEAWAY!!!

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~ National Caramel Day, Lenten Promise and Samsung Camera GIVEAWAY!!! I’m still in beautiful Ballina and today we had a lovely lunch and headed out for Mexican tonight.  I’ve realised it’s been a couple of weeks since I had Mexican which is NOT cool! I’ve already apologised in advance to my family knowing that ordering […]

Tuesday ~ Road Test, Royal Treatment, Times a Changin’ and Lenten Promise!

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Tuesday ~ Road Test, Royal Treatment, Times a Changin’ and Lenten Promise! This Tuesday is Jam Packed as you can see by the title above….I just couldn’t make up my mind!  I was lucky enough to have breakfast with a friend this morning and, so, for my Lenten Promise and RAoK I added a large […]

Special Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday (Weekend Breakfast) and Lenten Promise!

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Special Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday (Weekend Breakfast) and Lenten Promise!   So yesterday I was not good and didn’t get here, I’m sorry! We did, however, celebrate a special birthday with our “surrogate” daughter, Nikki. She is such a sweetie pie and she and another one of Chelsea’s friends stayed the night last night. It […]

Heaps of Peeps Petites Treats and Lenten Promise!

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Heaps of Peeps Petites Treats and Lenten Promise! Sometimes things don’t turn out as planned.  Work, everyday expectations, and even brownies.  Yes, brownies.  Yesterday I made a number of batches for taste testing for you all (it’s a tough job and my family are drudging their way through them!) and I knew I wanted to […]

Party Prep and Lenten Promise!

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Hi everyone! No recipe today because I’ve been busy (not sleeping) getting things done for the Birthday Party and then I had a nap because I had a  horrible night and then was awake permanently at 3 am  I’m really looking forward to my Dad and Step Mother arriving tomorrow and we are having dinner […]

Happy International Women’s Day ~ White Chocolate and Raspberry Layer Cake plus WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!!!

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Happy International Women’s Day ~ White Chocolate and Raspberry Layer Cake plus WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!!! Happy International Women’s Day!!!! Today was pretty low key for me since I am still under the weather but in years past I have had the honour of spending this special day in the company of […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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So, I used to be so scared of making cookies! I continued to burn them time and time again!!! Until I found a fabulous recipe from Pinch of Yum and adapted it slightly to finally conquer the cookie.  Since then I haven’t looked back in the combinations made in the Test Kitchen. Yesterday I confessed my […]

♥ Valentine’s Week ♥ Easy Chocolate Mousse!

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♥ Valentine’s Week ♥ Easy Chocolate Mousse! The piece de résistance for Valentines Day meal MUST be chocolate! I love a good chocolate mousse (the best I’ve ever eaten is at Coco Monde in Newcastle……..O M G you have to have it), but when you can’t face the Valentine’s crowd at the best chocolate place […]