Category Archives: Recipes

Spooktacular Snacks For A Healthy Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, I like to prepare early for all those trick-or-treaters by stocking up on plenty of sweets ready to hand out on the day.   The problem is, will there be any left by the time Halloween … Continue reading

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James Hadley Chase and American Pancakes

The first time I ever read a book by James Hadley Chase, the brilliant author of American noir genre crime novels spanning from 1939’s ‘No Orchids for Miss Blandish‘ to 1984’s ‘Hit Them Where it Hurts‘, I was all of … Continue reading

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Our Dog Ate The Easter Eggs and The Empty Tomb

Oh happy day!  I have just had my boys home for a couple of days it being a long weekend for Easter and so I had all three of my baby chicks back in the nest once again!  How lovely … Continue reading

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