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Monday Musing – Rest

Monday Musing – Rest

I am not someone who has been very good at resting, sleeping yes, but resting, not really, and there is a difference. Rest, it is something we all need. Rest is defined as "an instance of resting, where work or movement is ceased in order to sleep, or recover...

Cafe Tahbella – Oxenford

Cafe Tahbella – Oxenford

I have to be truthful dear reader, I nearly didn't go into this cafe, when I arrived I was going to text the girls and say lets just go to Terrarium.... as it really doesn't look much from the outside. But as they say, you can't judge a book by its cover. When you...

Bone Broths, Stock and Stock Pastes

Bone Broths, Stock and Stock Pastes

Bone Broths and all types of stock have been around for a very long time. The reason why is because they are so good for you and they can save you money. These days we have to buy our bones from the butcher, but I remember my nana telling me stories of when they would...

Monday Musings – Marriage

Monday Musings – Marriage

This week’s Monday Musings is about Marriage, particularly what it is like to get married for the first time later in life and how that affects who you are as well as, what it’s like to have someone in your space, when you are so used to being by yourself. So, this is...

Finding the Best Coffee – Black Sheep Bistro – Ormeau

Finding the Best Coffee – Black Sheep Bistro – Ormeau

  Our coffee journey around the wonderful north end of the Gold Coast is just ramping up.... Black Sheep Bistro is a sort of Take two... We went to this cafe in Oxenford a couple of months ago on a terrible blistery overcast day... so after (she who will not be...

Salt

Salt

Salt or Sodium (yes it’s the same thing) is a mineral. Our body contains around 250g of it, which makes up .4% of our body weight (so maybe a bit more salt in my body). It is an Electrolyte like Potassium, Calcium and Magnesium. Salt is important to every system in...

Pulled Pork – Slow Cooker

Pulled Pork – Slow Cooker

Pulled Pork is a thing and it has been for a while now so I thought  I had better put together a recipe. I'm a late bloomer with some things, but apart from bacon, I'm not really into pork. However, pulled pork is everywhere and when I tried a BBQ pulled pork and...

Mayonnaise Thermomix Recipe

Mayonnaise Thermomix Recipe

For me, Thermomix mayonnaise is just one of those things I whip up all the time in the Thermomix. The problem that most people have with it is that it splits or is too runny. I have a fool proof method and recipe (in the link) so this never happens. Mayonnaise is an...

Yoghurt Muffins – Strawberry

Yoghurt Muffins – Strawberry

Now that you have made all this amazing yoghurt... (Click here for my recipes and tips on making yoghurt) you need to have some recipes to make to use of it other than just eating yoghurt! I find, that these muffin recipes are great for when you get down to the some...

Finding The Best Coffee – Cadence Cafe – Nerang

Finding The Best Coffee – Cadence Cafe – Nerang

Coffee and where to drink it in, Cadence Cafe Nerang - Gold Coast.  So you know it is going to be a good day when you arrive at your point of destination and someone you don't know comes up to you and says, "love, do you realise that your shirt is inside out" Well...

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