I live in the sunny south east corner of Queensland, Australia. I've been long time married with 2 boys that grew up in the '90's. As crafts come and go I've tried a few over the years. I've always liked to cook and it sometimes gets a little inventive. ... and as they say, always look on the bright side of life.

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Half and half cake

If you can have a half and half pizza I see no reason you can’t have a half and half cake. A bigger cake or slice tray is preferable as it give you a little wiggle room for in tray mixing. As seen here in below picture I made a basic butter cake then poured …

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Creamy lentil soup

It was a recipe by default of something else not working so bear with my haphazard notations please. I read a recipe to make lentil burrito wraps of 1 cup dry red lentils and 2 cups tap water. Soak overnight. Blitz to fine/mush in a bullet. Little oil in a pan and pour in, flip …

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Cuppa soup (single or family sizes)

Chicken or beef or vegetable.


I’ve never been one to have a ‘housework” day, I generally do things as needed so nothing piles up. The only time this does not work is when we have many days on end of rain and I can’t hang washing out on the line to dry. I like to get my stuff done in …

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Accidentally washed on a sticker label?

How do you get one of those pesky sticker labels off your shirt, hoodie or pants? While the clothing is still wet grab a piece of fresh sticky tape, press it down onto the gummy washed on sticker, leave for a minute or two. Carefully peel off the strip of sticky tape and the gummy …

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