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"Perhaps," the Grinch Said, "I've A Few Questions For You"

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store.”

What is it about Dr. Seuss’s classic tale that we all admire so much?

  • Do we secretly feel the same way the Grinch does?
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Advent is the time of preparations.
Before I run away with all my frustrations about the things I would have loved to do or make or see or participate in but haven’t for one reason or another, I shall breathe deep. 262 more words

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Pork fillet, oh my yummy friend! Served with potato hash, beets, mushrooms and bearnaise sauce.

After my simple and basic burger lunch. I’m now looking for more sophisticated flavours and experimentation.

I enjoy cooking pretty food. I always say, homemade and hearty food doesn’t need to look drab, and you don’t need to go out to a restaurant to enjoy pretty food. 793 more words

What's For Dinner

From the Kitchen – hey, I actually used something I put in the freezer to use “later”

Thanksgiving was quiet for us. I got a chicken, roasted it per usual and we just sat around eating, drinking, listening to music and talking. I know, crazy a married couple talking for hours  :) 455 more words


Making It Work

They said they’d turn up, and turn up they did; one of them was even clutching a couple of bags of silver beet for the animals. 425 more words

New Zealand

Frugal Fashion = Smart

I saw a great programme last night on Swedish TV (www.ur.se). It´s called “Kvalitet” “Quality” and is all about clothes and how you should buy and look after clothing. 81 more words

Frugal Fashion

Lessons from Little Women

Reading my old favourite, Little Women, has blown a wind of fresh sight and humble delight into my heart. How many times have I read it now? 463 more words

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