Monthly Archives: July 2014

Mulligatawny Soup & Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

If anyone had asked me what mulligatawny soup was, I would have replied “something Scottish I reckon”. Wrong, mulligatawny soup as it happens is a Tamil dish from India. There are many variations of how it is prepared but I … Continue reading

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10 THINGS TO DO-when your not meant to do anything!

In the Ying & Yang of life obviously my over zealous enthusiasm for achieving so much over the school break has come back to bite me on the bum! While I was building the wicking beds I had a fall, … Continue reading

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You don’t see until you look.

After reading a post from Sarah at The Garden Deli about hidden and undiscovered flowers that act as nectar and pollen attractors for butterflies, I thought I’d take a sneaky peek at what was happening in my garden. We see VERY few … Continue reading

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Its a big one!

I mentioned that I didn’t want to waste a second of time while I was on the school term break. I reckon I can quite honestly say that I have exceeded my expectations of what I wanted to achieve. The … Continue reading

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Garden Share Collective July 2014

Time to have a think about what’s been happening, being harvested and planned over the last month. We are halfway through a school term break here and I have been going ‘gangbusters’ trying to achieve as much as I can … Continue reading

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In My Kitchen July 2014

For a couple of months I’ve been taking interest in what people are linking to one of my favourite blogs, Fig Jam & Lime Cordial. Celia connects bloggers by hosting an ‘In My Kitchen (IMK)’ forum where people show what goodies they have in … Continue reading

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