~ Maui Adventures, Carrot Krispie Treats, Lenten Promise and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!

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Maui Adventures, Carrot Krispie Treats, Lenten Promise and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY! Day 2 and we started off at IHOP as per Nikki’s request. I had an omlette, Roy had a full breakfast with a side of pancakes, and the girls had Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes to start the day! We made a QUICK trip […]

~Road Test Tuesday (YUMMY Gelato!), Lent, and WIN a Samsung Galaxy Camera!

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~Road Test Tuesday (YUMMY Gelato!), Lent, and WIN a Samsung Galaxy Camera! For today’s Lenten Promise, I left an extra $1.50 at the service station for the next person’s newspaper Yesterday the Dancing Daughter wanted Ben & Jerry’s ice cream from out little neighbourhood grocery store. Incredibly rude, I thought, since there are virtually no […]

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 […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Waffle Wednesday (Tribute Tuesday) and Lenten Promise!

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Mid Week Makeover ~ Waffle Wednesday (Tribute Tuesday) and Lenten Promise! My Lenten Promise for yesterday ~ I had a RAoK for my sweet six foot teenager when making his very favourite dinner ~ Chicken Ritz (the time is wacky on the pictures because my clock is still wrong!) Today I am grateful for my care […]

Friday Favourites, Sydney Saturday, Lent and WINNER of the silicone baking mat!

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Friday Favourites, Sydney Saturday, Lent and WINNER of the silicone baking mat!   Friday Favourites ~ Yesterday was Friday but the day got away from me because of all the kitchen activity and How to eat without a kitchen pt 4.  I would have completely been in the way had I tried to “cook” at home so […]

How to eat without a kitchen pt 3, Lent and WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!

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How to eat without a kitchen pt 3, Lent and WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat! Today the benchtops got their treatment of Grapeseed Oil (I didn’t want them sealed) and the microwave and sink are currently going in.  Now we are just waiting for the dishdrawers, oven, cooktop and rangehood tomorrow.  So exciting […]

Skillet Sunday ~ One Dish Poached Fish & Veg plus WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!!!

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Skillet Sunday ~ One Dish Poached Fish & Veg plus WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!!!   Sunday……the best day of the week! Today the Dancing Daughter and I went to the Maitland Taste Festival which I’ll share with you tomorrow.  BUT, as I mentioned before, I’ve found the link between my unwellness and […]

Melbourne Adventures Day 3 and WIN a $30 Gift Card!

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  Day 3 of our Melbourne Adventures was a bit quieter to start after the VERY full 2 days before!  We had a quiet continental breakfast in our apartment before Jem joined us when she flew in.  She waited until the end of the school week as she is a VERY diligent student in year […]

Melbourne Adventures Day 2 and WIN a $30 Gift Card!!!

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Yesterday was amazing but ridiculous………10 HOURS walking! Yep, you read that right!  The Dancing Daughter and I walked early in the morning before breakfast and then we hit the shopping that she wanted to do……I finally had to pull out at 4:30 as I was shaking and felt like I was going to fall over. […]

Happy (un) Birthday Roy Scully , Favourite Things Friday and Melbourne Day 1!

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Favourite Things Friday These are a few or my FAVOURITE Things! Coles Nut Bar Figs – Who knew?  BUT I also found out that DRIED figs contain sulfites which are also on my banned list……not having these foods combined with salicylates has made an enormous difference to how I feel.  I’ll tell you more another […]