Chicken Soup for the Soul and my Andy Warhol moment…

Over the Summer, I had a fabulous weekend away with 2 of my “R&R Ladies” (Retail and restaurant) in Christchurch. What started out as a 2-day weekend away to see a favourite comedian, morphed into 5 days, 2 shows, a cricket match and lunches and dinners with friends, with a wee bit of shopping thrown … Continue reading Chicken Soup for the Soul and my Andy Warhol moment…

A Tasty Triple Treat

These last 3 cookie recipes round out my Christmas Baking…. Gifted to me by a Bestie, a Big Sister and one of my son’s school homework project; they really remind me of Christmas’s past, and people I love… Christmas Cook bookHand written, with extra bitsAmended, adapted and reminders My Christmas recipe book is hand written, … Continue reading A Tasty Triple Treat

Pani Kitty’s Shortbread

Kitty was another one of my Mum’s besties. She was the first friend Mum made when she arrived in NZ in 1971 and they stayed friends through their kids growing up, pickle and jam making, a shared love of curry, grand babies, retired husbands, roses and a helluva lot of laughs! This shortbread recipe is … Continue reading Pani Kitty’s Shortbread