cook // easy chicken broth

  Oh how I LOVE a good soup on a wild Winters day. It reminds me of when I was a child, and grandma would cook up a thick pea and ham soup (so thick that my spoon would stnad upright in it!), and we would eat it for days – with a hunk of…

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not your typical 44th birthday!

T’was the night before my birthday, and bedtime for the tribe. “Goodnight”, I said, “I’ll see you all tomorrow night”. (I was off to work in the morning, leaving at 0415hrs, and getting home around 1800hrs – I KNOW!). There was much hurried dull roaring whispering, and a flurry of activity behind me, as they…

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easy ‘anything’ scrolls

My tribe eats a fair bit. they seem to be “staarving’! These are a a firm favourite in our house – often whipped out for an after-school snack, lunch-box lunch, or a weekend lunch!

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varieties of children….

It appears that I have two distinctly different varieties of children. the water babies –  cannot get enough of water and beach the complete opposite – will endure water/beach if they must

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REVIEW // LIGHTS BY DREAMWORKS

We were lucky to score a family ticket to experience LIGHTS BY DREAMWORKS, on the Village Green in Rosebud. Lights by DreamWorks is an interactive, walkthrough experience for all ages for visitors who will marvel at more than 100 of DreamWorks’ characters brought to life.  

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two weeks down, 50 to go

When growing up, I was always fascinated with the human body, and hospitals. I devoured anatomy type books, and every time I went near a hospital, I always imagined myself being ‘behind the scenes’. Being a patient was frustrating to me, I wanted to know what was going on INSIDE. Fast forward many years, and…

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