5 Things Tuesday — 5 Things You Love About Autumn

Here are my 5 Autumn Faves : Dry leaves It is mesmerizing to watch dry leaves falling to earth one by one. Once they make a thick carpet on the ground, it is such fun when they crunch and crackle underfoot. Bonfires made from these leaves give the autumn breeze it’s particular smoky fragrance. Autumn hues Burgundy, plum, auburn, cinnamon, mustard, pumpkin, russet, rust, spinach … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — 5 Things You Love About Autumn

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5 Things Tuesday — 5 Italian Foods You Love

Italian cuisine is very much a part of the food scene worldwide. Pizza has the same universal appeal as cola drinks. There are so many other Italian foods that we all love even if we’ve never set foot in Italy. Today I ask you to list five of your favourites. Here are mine: Pizza Whether it is a simple margharita with just tomato paste and … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — 5 Italian Foods You Love

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5 Things Tuesday —- Food Fads You Like

Food fads come and go just like trends in clothes, shoes and make up. Some stand the test of time while others are just a passing fancy. Here are five of the ones I love: Overnight Oats This is a convenient and healthy trend, perfect for those who have no time to prepare breakfast. Just layer quick cooking oatmeal with milk and your choice of … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday —- Food Fads You Like

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5 Things Tuesday — What 5 Things Mean Spring to You

Although winter becomes shorter every year, I welcome spring with a spring in my step. These are some of the things that I enjoy about the season; Flowers Sweet peas, petunias, dahlia, cineraria, hollyhocks, snapdragons, and many more combine to give the season its colour and fragrance.   Trees Some trees get their blossom before their leaves grow to full size after winter. The silk … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — What 5 Things Mean Spring to You

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5 Ways To Enjoy Strawberries

Nothing says Spring better than strawberries. Luscious in colour and flavour, there are so many ways that you can enjoy this fruit. Today I ask you to list five. I have tried to combine several options under one heading but still have quite a few favourites left over.   Granita This distinctive dessert takes sorbet to the next level. I make it by hand and … Continue reading 5 Ways To Enjoy Strawberries

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5 Things You Miss About Driving to Work

The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. I thought “Why not make it a weekly feature?” These days most people are working from home and therefore missing their daily commute to work. I never thought this was something I would miss but you don’t usually miss … Continue reading 5 Things You Miss About Driving to Work

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5 “Good for you” foods that you enjoy.

The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. I thought “Why not make it a weekly feature?” If you participate in a post of your own please tag it #5things. Today’s topic is “Good for You” foods that you enjoy.  Fruit also forms the basis of many … Continue reading 5 “Good for you” foods that you enjoy.

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5 Things — Halloween Party Foods

  Hope you guys had a great Halloween while staying safe from the pandemic. Please share five of the pictures of Halloween themed foods that you bought or made. I don’t celebrate Halloween so I have shared these images from dreamstime.com   Halloween Cupcakes     Halloween Candy     Hot chocolate with marshmallows     Pumpkin soup       Sausage mummies in dough … Continue reading 5 Things — Halloween Party Foods