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Heart, Mind

3 Books That Have Enhanced Our Marriage

As we celebrate our 24th Wedding Anniversary today I thought I'd share 3 books that have helped in our marriage. The first 2 books go together - For Women Only  by Shaunti Feldhahn and For Men Only by Shaunti & Jeff Feldhahn These books have been based on surveys taken of men and women from… Continue reading 3 Books That Have Enhanced Our Marriage

vanilla cupcakes with icing and sprinkles
Body, Cakes, Recipes

Vanilla Cupcake Day

Today is Vanilla Cupcake Day.   When I was little cupcakes used to be called Patty Cakes here in Australia, as you baked them in patty pans.  I just pulled a a box of the papers out of my pantry & they called them 'cupcake patty pan set'.   Anyhow I thought I'd share a few… Continue reading Vanilla Cupcake Day

Body, Menu

Special Dietary Requirements at Events

I've been to 3 events in the last 6 weeks or so.  Two were events of about 300-350 people where we were fed morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.  At one of these events we even got dinner on 2 of the nights.  The other event was a training event with about 20 people. At… Continue reading Special Dietary Requirements at Events

Heart, Mind

WordCamp Brisbane 2018

I attended my first WordCamp last weekend.  WordCamp's happen all over the world and are for anyone using WordPress in any way; developers, web designers, copy writers, business owners, bloggers etc. Here's a bit about what happened at WordCamp Brisbane 2018 and what I learnt over the weekend: They asked for volunteers to help over… Continue reading WordCamp Brisbane 2018

Body, Menu

What My Husband Eats – Then & Now

When my husband was first diagnosed with his food intolerances he was struggling to know what to eat.  He usually had wheat in some form or other for breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.  There was also a lot of dairy which is one of his intolerances but to a lesser degree.  Sulphites… Continue reading What My Husband Eats – Then & Now


Grandparents Day

In Australia, it's Grandparents Day this Sunday 28 October.   It's not a very big thing here but our church celebrated a few years ago by asking everyone to bring photos of their grandparents.  Grandparents were invited to bring their grandchildren and grandchildren were invited to bring their grandparents.  At the start of the service everyone… Continue reading Grandparents Day

Body, Cakes, Recipes

Gluten and Dairy Free Cupcakes

Apparently the 18th of October is Chocolate Cupcake Day. When I first started cooking gluten free I found that chocolate or cocoa helped hide the gluten free taste.  Hence I made a lot of chocolate slice and chocolate brownies.   I also found that it was very easy to sub your milk of choice (eg.,… Continue reading Gluten and Dairy Free Cupcakes