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Hiding Beneath The Sheets

I have been up for hours. Not the in between awake where you might possibly lapse back into slumber. I am in the fully, let’s plan the day, eyes open awake. 124 more words


“Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success” – Swami Sivananda

“Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt” – Unknown…

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Happy Thoughts-10 Morning Affirmations

Hi! 😄

I’ve been busy today working – as I’ve been guided – to come up with 10 powerful positive affirmations that we can use to start our day. 138 more words


21 April 2015

Welcome Tuesday.
Today is going to be a great day.

– Unleash Your Happiness

It is great to welcome each day with a positive thought. Every morning when I wake I say the affirmation above (with the correct day of course).  46 more words

Pistachio Coffee Cake

This recipe is adapted from delicious.magazine and is a beautiful use of pistachios and coffee, two favourite things in Italian cuisine. Elevenses is looking good this morning… nothing beats a slice of pistachio coffee cake with a cup of the good stuff. 246 more words


Basturma and Eggs

Basturma is a Middle Eastern cured beef that is seasoned with a paste of cumin, garlic, paprika and fenugreek. In our family, and in Egyptian culture, it is most commonly eaten cold with pita bread, or scrambled with eggs for breakfast. 34 more words


Peach and Vanilla Bean Jam


3 kilos ripe peaches

11/2 kilos jam setting sugar

a good tablespoon of vanilla bean paste

1 lemon squeezed


Peel peaches, dice or squish them in pot with sugar and begin to cook. 71 more words