My Christmas Baby 23 years ago, my son unexpectedly arrived 2 weeks before Christmas, 12 weeks early, weighing a tiny 3lbs 2 ¼ oz! Definitely the BEST Christmas present of my life! As a new mum, I was really aware about how December/January birthday people are often short changed on the celebration front, so I … Continue reading ……. Sometimes you have to squeeze in a Birthday Cake….
As the festive season gathers momentum, it’s always nice to have some old favourites tucked up your sleeve to add to your table, or to toss together to take as a shared plate… These 3 salads, are my most requested recipes – mainly for their taste, but they have the added advantage that they are … Continue reading Salad Days
Let the Festivities commence! We don’t really celebrate Thanksgiving down here in NZ; but the end of November heralds the countdown to the Christmas and New Year holiday break. Here, in the summer Southern Hemisphere, we celebrate with Bar-B-Ques, casual get togethers and days at the Beach….. From pre-Christmas drinks parties to end of year … Continue reading On your marks; Get set……… GO!