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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Hash browns

Try sprinkling a few of your favourite dried herbs on hash browns before putting under the grill or in the oven.  You can have the herbs of your choice and mix and match herbs or not, for fussy eaters.

Pastry or Dough clean up

Whether you use a pastry sheet, your bench top or a chopping board to roll your pastry or knead your dough, you will end up with dried bits stuck to places they shouldn’t be. Upturn your measuring cup and use the rim to scrape your kneading surface; as it’s usually a round plastic cup, you …

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Donut Cupcakes

  A cupcake that surprisingly does taste like a donut. This is also an eggless cupcake.

Christmas sweets

The time has finally  come, we have finished all those treats that only come out at Christmas time, white christmas, rocky road and the any time chocolate cheese cake balls.  It’s lovely to have these in the fridge to munch on at any time but it’s nice when they’re gone as we know the calorie …

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Here’s to new endeavours

Here’s to new endeavours and a start to my blogging life.  My husband of 26yrs nudged me this way. I’ve had many ideas in my head over the years, collected by raising 2 lovely boys to being great young men. I hope I can string my ideas together in a meaningful way that shows you …

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