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RECIPE: Tinolang Tahong (Mussel Soup)

21 years have passed and not a day goes by that I don’t miss my birth home, when I left in 1989 there were many fond memories that I took with me, and one of those were the variety of tastes that the Philippines had to offer. I grew up eating traditional dishes, fruits and delicacies, and  ...

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RECIPE: Easy Eton Mess

There are two ways which this can be done. The easy way or the home made way. Personally, I prefer to do the homemade way, but it doesn’t make a lot of difference unless you’re quite fussy like me. So here we are a very tasty Eton mess, ideal for special occasions or not so  ...

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RECIPE: Chicken in White Wine

I want to thank my brother in law for the inspiration to make my own chicken in white wine sauce. I’ve never been a fan of ‘white sauce’ on meat apart from dishes made with coconut milk, such as Thai green curry, ginataang alimango, ginataang Tilapia, beef rendang etc….  ...

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Musical Mondays: Un bel di vedremo

One fine day, wishful thinking hopefully continuing for the rest of the week. One of my favourite arias from Madame Butterfly, brings goosepimples every time I hear it. One good day, we will see Arising a strand of smoke Over the far horizon on the sea And then the ship appears And then the  ...

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REVIEW: Aveeno Lotion

A few weeks ago the lovely people behind Fuel My Blog have asked me to review a few products from the Aveeno® range. To be honest I have never heard of them before, but hey, I’m willing to try anything. One thing that impressed me about Aveeno® was that it is made from natural ingredients  ...

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Bedtime battles

Parenting is never easy, I wished that when I had my first child a full detailed instruction on how to be a perfect parent was included in the pack. Sadly, I was thrown in the deep end, mostly struggling to keep my head above water, failure is something I have to get used to. You might think  ...

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Happy Halloween!

Well, finally I have managed to sort out my site and here it is…ta-dah! I’ve been so frustrated having not blogged for over a week and sorry guys for not being able to visit your blogs lately. But now I’m back, oh how I’ve missed it. The kids have been on half-term so my  ...

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My life in the 21st Century

So what is it like to live in the 21st century?  Yes, I have a mobile phone, a laptop, 4 computers, a PS3, DS console, HD TV, not including 3 extra TVs, my husband carries around an MDA like his life depends on it, my kids have mobiles and finally my life support, my Sat Nav.  Which I swore to  ...

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