Monthly Archives: February 2015

Sailing on the Gippsland Lakes!

How lucky are we? We have been fortunate enough to share a beautiful weekend on board the yacht of some dear friends. And what a great weekend we had! Their yacht is moored at Paynesville, which is the gateway to … Continue reading

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Introducing Phoenicia!

When I started this blog I had intended it just be a diary account of renovations we did to this old home and what we were establishing in the garden and vegetable patch. Throw in a bit of preserving and foodie stuff … Continue reading

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Backs, Bread, Brunch and Bountiful harvests.

Since we moved in to the ‘new old house’, the only kitchen workspace I’ve had has been the table. I’ve found this really causes my back grief because it is so low and I have to work in an unnatural … Continue reading

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Blood Plum Tart. Bloody ripper!

I posted recently that a friend had gifted me some plums and called for some ideas for what to do with them. I got some great ideas, thanks. Well, I’ve eaten many, frozen some for making into a plum sauce … Continue reading

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Getting snuggly!

We’ve finally bitten the bullet and commenced work on the room that was originally the doctor’s surgery. We’ve labelled this room the snug. We haven’t been able to decide on colours and we are not likely to any time soon, … Continue reading

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In My Kitchen-February

I cannot believe it this time again! First up for this months post is “In My Camping Kitchen”. We spent a couple of weeks at our favoured annual camping spot, Pambula Beach, which is on the mid east coast of New South Wales. … Continue reading

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