~ Throwback Thursday (Mid Week Makeover) ~ Easy Chicken and Dumplings!

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  ~ Throwback Thursday (Mid Week Makeover) ~ Easy Chicken and Dumplings! Brrrrrrrrr it is C-O-L-D outside and winter warmers are on the menu for Mid Week Makeover (or Wednesday Winter Warmers) as well as Throwback Thursday! I told you before that I have tried to come as close as I can to my Mother’s […]

Throwback Thursday ~ School Cafeteria Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Remade!

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Throwback Thursday ~ School Cafeteria Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Remade!   I can remember pouring over the School Cafeteria calendar and picking what I was going to buy each week and I NEVER, ever, ever, picked the tomato soup (hated tomatoes!) but was devastated that it was always paired with the treasured grilled cheese […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Harvest Chicken Apple Stew!

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Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Harvest Chicken Apple Stew This weekend was JAM PACKED full of cooking, cleaning and general stuff that took up every spare second! We did have a lovely dinner last night for the dancing daughter’s belated birthday dinner with her girlfriends where I overindulged in an enormous plate of Mexican (that I […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Pantry Stew Bread Loaf {WIN an iPad and iPrep!!!}!

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Mid Week Makeover ~ Pantry Stew Bread Loaf {WIN an iPad and iPrep!!!} Do you remember that Pantry Stew I made that was basically, “Oh No, I need to use these things in the pantry before they expire!” and my family absolutely raved about it?  It just goes to show that some things are better left unplanned […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Pantry Stew and other words starting with “S”

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Stew ~ A while ago I showed you my pantry clean out project and I was shocked beyond belief at the amount of food that I had wasted due to expiry dates or just being stale. I really wanted to make a conscious effort to use what I have and not over buy certain items […]

Souper Dooper Winter Warmer ~ Gnocchi Soup!

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I am always a cold frog and adore all kinds of soups (except split pea and ham……..BLECK!).  But in the past few weeks it has been SO cold and I just cannot seem to warm up.  Endless cups of tea and space heaters are simply not providing the heat I need so soup is on […]

Faux Foodie Friday ~ Cream of Chicken Soup

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Lenten update ~ I have had the best day in the kitchen today, having had the day off work and it was bucketing down rain.  The dancing daughter’s dance teacher contacted me this week to give her some food ideas to get back on the healthy track and eliminate recurring sinus infections.  So today I have […]

Meatless Monday ~ “Cream” of Tomato Basil Soup

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We’ve been having a wonderful time with my parents and yesterday we took a trip to Manly Wharf to have lunch, catch the ferry, and then wander around the Rocks.  We had such a fantastic day but I am spending every moment I can with my family so the posts will be short and sweet […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Skinny Loaded Baked Potato Soup

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I love soup.  The weather doesn’t seem to deter my devotion and I would have soup at least 4-5 times per week but the rotation of pumpkin, purple carrot and minestrone is getting a little monotonous. My love affair with potatoes ended some time ago and I can take them or leave them (unless they […]

Road Test Tuesday…….


Take a look at the Sweets of Style facelift!!! The new site theme has been loaded and I’m just as pleased as punch. More features are still to be added including the print function so stay tuned! There are certainly a very large number of “Gluten Free” products readily available today that make life so […]