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How to walk the dog with windchill

OMG what was I thinking.  I could hear the wind howling around the bedroom windows, the pool furniture being whirled around the backyard.   So what do I decide to do?  Walk outside. Have you heard the expression, ‘takes your breath away’?  Well it’s sooo true. I knew I was in trouble when I could […]

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Preschool teacher breaks up with class

It’s sad but true, Mr 2’s Preschool teacher, the cool dude who wears shorts, beanies and a lazy smile is breaking up with us. Okay maybe he’s not breaking up with us but he is leaving and we want to say thanks. What do you buy a 20 something, guy preschool teacher? Nope.  I couldn’t […]

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5 things you might have missed last week

Did you know……. Every week there are millions of pieces of new information shared on line and in print, here are 5 things you might have missed last week. CA125, a little protein but a big step forward in detecting ovarian cancer early, quickly and cheaply.  This protein has been identified by Professor Ian Jacobs after 29 years of […]

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5 things you might have missed last week…

Did you know……. Every week there are millions of pieces of new information shared on line and in print, here are 5 things you might have missed last week. Park your kids in economy, live it up at the point end of the plane.  SMH’s Lee Tulloch found out the hard way that parents can park […]

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5 things you might have missed last week

Every week there are millions of pieces of information, shared on line and in print, here are five things you might have missed last week. 1. One woman every 10 hours dies from Ovarian Cancer. This Friday 1 May, #wearawhiteshirt to show your support for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) #whiteshirtcampaign, join them on the […]

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Australia’s Top 100 Cafes

I love my daily cup of coffee, preferably while I’m out and about.  It’s my one little treat each day. Beanhunter have just released their take on Australia’s top 100 Cafe’s for 2014.  Sadly none made it in for my home town of Thirroul but their are some great ones near by in Sydney and across […]

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3 ways to stop yourself from crying

I am a cryer.  Yes I admit it. I will cry at a Kleenex commercial, christenings, award ceremonies, various emotional moments and when I’m sure the world is ending, you know the usual. Do you ever find yourself crying at the most inconvenient, inappropriate and annoying moments? Don’t panic, you can stop those tears before […]

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The perfect shoe storage solution?

Is there such a thing as the perfect shoe storage solution? If there is I’m yet to find it. Every time I move (41 and counting) one of the problems I am always faced with is where am I going to put all of my shoes. Imelda Marcos I am not but shoe lover I am.  You’re […]

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Chorizo Smash

A recipe version inspired by Dachshund Coffee’s (can’t wait to visit) Spanish Dog in the Sydney Morning Herald. Ingredients 1 Chorizo sausage sliced or pepperoni for extra heat (or if it’s 7.00am in the morning and that’s all you have in the fridge!) 1 tin of chickpeas 2 teaspoons of cumin 2 teaspoons of ground […]

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