Why I’m Typing Up My Recipes

A little over 36 years ago, I purchased a hard covered notebook.  A5 in size, it wasn’t anything special, or fancy, but it was somewhere I could write down recipes.

Some belonged to my mother, some belonged to her mother and other’s belonged to my father’s mother.  Some recipes were given to me by friends, other’s stolen from magazines in patient waiting rooms, the sound of paper tearing not quite discussed by coughing.

There are even recipes within its pages that are of my own creation, as some of you well know by now.
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Thirty Questions

Ever wanted to know a little more about who I am?  Look no further, and read on.  

I’m following the lead of my blogging friend Calen (over at Impromptu Promptlings) and, considering that lately I’m struggling to blog with more consistency, even though I’m busy job hunting, I thought it would be fun to take up the “Thirty Questions” Challenge.

Spoiler Alert!!  The following blog article may contain too much information 🙂

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Good Morning Venus

Looking east this morning, before the sky began to brighten, was the loveliest sight with Venus sitting below and to the left of the crescent Moon.

This is the best shot I was able to get. On days like these, I wish I had a better camera.

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Another Parmigiana at the Bellvista Tavern

After the last meal we enjoyed at our local tavern I’d said we would return on a Monday night to try their ‘Snitty Special’.  This special consists of a chicken schnitzel with your choice of topper, served with salad and chips for only $15.

Surely it couldn’t be as good as the item on the regular menu.

There were four toppers to choose from.  I chose the BBQ Meat Lovers, Dean chose the Mad Mex.  For the life of me, I cannot remember what the other toppers are, but I’ll remedy that next time we visit – and there will be a next time.


Chicken Schnitzel with “BBQ Meat Lovers” Topper

Bellvista Tavern, Caloundra West

A 250 gram free range chicken breast, prepared and crumbed in-house, with ham, bacon and cheese and barbeque sauce.

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A New Happy Place

With all the leaves gone from my Frangipani tree, I was curious as to where my little green friend might be hiding.  He comes and goes with the rain, and as we’ve had a week of wet weather, I was hoping he’d be snuggled up somewhere.

A quick scout around the other plants revealed his new hiding place in the top of my Happy Plant (Dracaena flagans).
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