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What’s On Your Plate? My traditional Festive Baking

December 1, 2021

It’s that wonderful time of the year, decorations are being hung and you can just feel the magic of the season weave it’s way into your heart. The Festive Season is such a lovely time of year and I enjoy every moment of it. I remember as a child, being involved in the baking of the Christmas Cake and Christmas Pudding a yearly tradition with my Mum. We each had a stir for good luck and in those days sixpences…

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Making Christmas Happen in 2020 despite COVID-19
Over 50s Lifestyle

Making Christmas Happen in 2020 despite COVID-19

Christmas cancelled! That was the headline of an email I received today from a media source. It’s easy for me to discuss making Christmas happen in 2020 because I’m in the enviable position of not living with tight restrictions due to COVID-19. My heart…

December 20, 2020
Christmas Festivities
Festive Season

My Christmas Festivities have started!

I love Christmas and this magical time of year.  I know there are some ‘bah humbugs’ out there but to me it is such a lovely time, especially for those of us lucky enough to have small children in the family who still ‘believe…

December 18, 2017
Festive Season
Festive Season Over 50s Lifestyle

What does the Festive Season Mean to You?

The Festive season means different things to different people.  For some it is religious to celebrate the birth of Christ, for others it is all about family and friends coming together.  Others may celebrate Hanuka or other religious traditions and of course there are…

December 7, 2017
Nonna celebrates 90 years
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Our Nonna Celebrates 90 years!

Nonna, my mother-in-law has a birthday today and she is 90!!!  Her name is Luisa but everyone and I mean everyone, family, friend or acquaintance calls her Nonna, which means Grandmother in Italian. Nonna came to Australia 64 years ago with her husband Frank,…

June 21, 2016