Sunday, December 23, 2012

Delicious Christmas Loaf


This is my new favourite go-to recipe for Christmas. A slice of Cranberry Orange and Ginger Loaf is perfect with a hot drink for a slightly indulgent breakfast or alongside a cup of tea for dessert or a snack.  

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Friday, December 21, 2012

The 21st December Edition of The Gallery of Favorites

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Alea of Premeditated Leftovers and I want to welcome you to our weekend blog hop; The Gallery of Favorites, a place to share your favorite posts from your own blog. 

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Sugar Cookies


This Christmas finds me in a nostalgic sort of mood and this picture brings back fond memories; it was taken after a day of cookie baking and decorating back when my son was little. I originally posted this recipe a number of years ago but I wanted to share it again as it has been a classic in my family’s kitchens for generations. 

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Monday, December 17, 2012

A Peak into our Second Home

Photo credit Alex Harris
In my post New Beginnings a few days ago, I shared our son’s upcoming adventure as he heads to Canada to study photography, and our trip there to set up a family base there for him to live in full time and for us when we visit. We’ve come a long way from the photograph above, which shows us viewing the apartment we eventually chose. 

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Friday, December 14, 2012

Friday, December 07, 2012

A Seasonal Cookie Exchange at The Gallery of Favorites

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Alea of Premeditated Leftovers and I want to welcome you to our weekend blog hop; The Gallery of Favorites, a place to share your favorite posts from your own blog. 

This week we are having a cookie exchange! To see some inspirational posts from last week and share your own favorite cookies recipes, please click here...

A New Beginning


Regular readers will know that my son is heading to Canada to study Photography, and that we have been spending a lot of time finding a Canadian base for him, and for us when we visit.  It’s a new beginning for our family, alternatively exciting, terrifying and just a little bit emotional.

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