Mini Pavlovas with Strawberry Sauce

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My son is getting married tomorrow! And I made the wedding cake as is tradition in this family….I make most of the wedding cakes for the family and love doing this cherished task. The bride wanted a white cake with lemon filling. So I made a lemon curd using half a dozen eggs. I’m always […]

What’s Blooming This Week Garden Update – June 24

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Better late than never? Sorry for the delay in posting this weekly garden party – “real” life got in the way of “blog” life for a couple of days. So if you’re still interested, here’s my garden update for this week…..   Why is it always so sad when the peonies are done? This is […]

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden with a Butterfly Bath

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There have been so many articles about attracting butterflies to your garden with the right flowers that it seemed redundant to write another one. We all know that butterflies love to visit gardens filled with bright coloured flowers such as rudbeckia, shasta daisies, phlox and the butterfly bush. But did you know that when attracting […]

Smile Update with Sonicare

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You might remember that a couple of weeks ago we got a new Philips Sonicare toothbrush system. And I have to tell you that the honeymoon is definitely not over! We both love the effect that it’s having on our smiles. I can honestly say that our smiles are whiter, our teeth feel cleaner and […]

DIY Door Hanger with Geraniums

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So one of the first things that my bloggy friend, Thea from Time With Thea said during the initial tour of our home and garden last week was “where’s the wreath on your front door?”  Oops! I had given the door a new coat of black paint, but neglected to add something colourful to the […]