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

Gallery of Favorites

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

Share Your Favorite Posts at The Gallery of Favorites

Gallery of Favorites

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. 

Thank you to everyone who shared posts last week. This week we are featuring holiday baking inspiration. 

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What's New at The 21st Century Housewife

I've got two new quick and easy recipes, perfect for the busy holiday season, over at
The 21st Century Housewife this week. Join me there to see how to make my delicious Crispy Onion Chicken Casserole and my Fabulously Frugal Vegetarian Pasta Bake.


Crispy Onion Chicken Casserole

Fabulously Frugal Vegetarian Pasta Bake

Friday, December 07, 2012

A Seasonal Cookie Exchange at The Gallery of Favorites

Gallery of Favorites

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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