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Going for a drive, Product reviews

Indulging in Australian Dairy Cheeses at Maroondah Reservoir Park

Hubby and I headed out to the Maroondah Reservoir Park near Healesville a couple of weeks ago with our Australian Dairy Cheeses hamper. We decided to drive out there, have a picnic together and indulge in this delicious assortment of goodies which was kindly given to us by Dairy Australia. It included some Australian Dairy Cheeses, Australian wine and some extra delectable condiments.Read more

Baking, Dessert, Product reviews, Recipes

Chocolate Mint Pavlova and Anchor Cream

Can you believe that I have not made a Pavlova before? Over all the years that I have been baking, I have never attempted to make a Pav! I don’t know why I haven’t. Maybe I thought that it would be too difficult, or I would make it wrong, and it wouldn’t turn out. Well, I decided to have a go on the weekend and see what would happen if I made a Chocolate Mint Pavlova.

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Dinner, Recipes

Couscous with Salmon and a Creamy Mustard Sauce

Have you ever planned a weekly meal using non-perishable food items?

Well, that was my blogging challenge for the Food For Families appeal. This week I had to come up with a recipe using only non-perishable food items.

Everyone knows that Christmas is an exciting time for many families, but for others, it can be a difficult time with some not being able to put food on the table. That’s why for the last 23 Christmases, Wesley Mission Victoria’s Food For Families appeal has been collecting non-perishable food donations for families in need.

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Homemade, Product reviews

EasiYo Yogurt Maker

Brought to you by Nuffnang and EasiYo

Our shopping trolley most weeks include tubs of yogurt whether it be a pack of 4 small tubs or a 1kg tub, and depending on if the yogurt is on special. Sometimes the kids delve into the tubs and eat it all up, and there are times when it just doesn’t get touched. When that happens, I don’t buy any yogurt for ages.

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