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Birthday Cake ideas I’ve made for my grandsons

June 7, 2023

One of the joys in my life is creating birthday cakes for my grandchildren. I’m certainly not a professional cake decorator by any means. I bake and create with love and the looks of excitement on my grandson’s faces is priceless. They don’t see the flaws, just the ‘birthday cake that Nan made’. It is a lovely tradition and one I hope they will remember in the future. My grandson, Ethan recently turned 9 and his brother Elliot turned 5.…

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Zuchinni slice
#whatsonyourplateblogchallenge Recipes

Zuchinni Slice

Lately I’ve been wanting an alternative for lunch or a snack that is healthy and tasty. We can get into a rut with our eating habits and then it is easy to grab for the processed foods which are quick to make but not…

April 5, 2023
Over 50s Lifestyle Recipes

Individual Camembert & Asparagus Tarts

These delicious tarts are very versatile. You can use them as an entree, a snack or an inclusion in your picnic basket. They are quick and easy to make, even the pastry! Individual Camembert & Asparagus Tarts Serves 8 – we used 2 and…

March 2, 2022
Over 50s Lifestyle

My September Highs, Lows & In-Betweens

Well September flew by and I’m sure for those in lockdown it is a little like Ground Hog Day. I’m fortunate to live in Queensland where we haven’t been in lockdown, although I see it coming as the positive case numbers start to grow.…

October 3, 2021
Over 50s Lifestyle Recipes

Making Memories through Baking

I’ve discovered that my two grandsons love baking. Ethan (E1) is 7 years old and Elliot (E2) is 3. Children have a wonderful gift of helping you to Live in the Moment, don’t they? During the last school holidays and a recent sleepover with…

August 4, 2021