What biscuits or baking do you associate with Christmas? For me, growing up we always had shortbread, lemon crunch slice, melting moments & chocolate afgans. All of these recipes were in my mothers recipe ring binder. I think most of them came from my Grandma & I have photocopies of the recipes from my Mum. … Continue reading Baking Up a Storm
The potato salad that I make is always popular but so easy to make. It is a recipe that my mother taught me & in fact she'll be making the potato salad for Christmas Day. You can also make this recipe with sweet potato as well. On Christmas day I'll be making a different sweet… Continue reading Potato Salad
We are enjoying time away at the beach, staying at our usual spot. My husbands parents own a unit at Kings Beach, Caloundra on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Queensland. This is the view that we enjoy, as I'm writing this. We enjoy surfing/swimming at the beach, going for walks & lots of reading. A few… Continue reading Oh I do Like to Be Beside the Seaside!
This is another of my go to recipes that people who aren't gluten & dairy free also enjoy eating. My husband likes these biscuits iced but shortbread is of course usually eaten without icing. At Christmas time I usually make Christmas tree or star shaped biscuits with this recipe. These biscuits were on the menu… Continue reading Gluten Free & Dairy Free Shortbread
I have written about one of our families Advent Traditions & here I'm going to talk about our Advent Calendar which we've used for many years. I made this advent calendar when my daughter was about 4. First I cut out & ironed on the numbers in the correct place, then sewed the red strips… Continue reading Our Advent Calendar
While we have done a number of different things for advent over the years, including building a paper chain by adding a link each night with a person to pray for & putting baby Jesus (one of my daughter's dolls in her dolls cot) under the Christmas tree. Two Activities have definitely become traditions. The… Continue reading Exciting Adventure Stories for Advent
I actually only finished 1 book this month but found a book that I forgot to add to a reading log a few months ago. I was very close to finishing a 2nd book but it will be listed in next months reading log. So the book that I finished this month was: Faith at… Continue reading November Reading Log
This week we thanked a beautiful lady who has been a mentor in our MUMSnext group for 6 years & was also our MOPS mentor for 12 years. So she has officially been a mentor for 15 years, as 3 of those years she was a mentor for both MOPS & MUMSnext. Unofficially she has… Continue reading Who’s Mentoring You?