I was feeling in the mood for trying a new recipe on Sunday. The paper had a lovely sounding cake from Jamie Oliver. Ginger and Rum orange. Yum. Having sent himself to the shop for some missing ingredients, I set about getting myself organised. First, I prepared the meat and veg for a slow cook … More I filled the house with smoke!
Raili Tanska I am grateful
A man and his wife were awakened at 3:00 am by a loud pounding on the door. The man gets up and goes to the door where a drunken stranger, standing in the pouring rain, is asking for a push. “Not a chance,” says the husband, “it is 3:00 in the morning!” He slams … More Saturday Smiles – Seniors
I was inspired to make ranch dressing today. Recipe in hand I headed to the pantry and fridge. No buttermilk. Texted my neighbour. We have a steady traffic of ingredients between our houses. But no luck. She had none either. BUT she sent me a link for a buttermilk substitute! Awesome. Having made that and … More When you run out of ingredients
Ever find yourself unable to sleep? Or suffer from monkey mind? Get panicky? Fearful for no logical reason? Welcome to the world of 5 million other Aussies. Most of us at some time or another get anxious. For some it can be devastatingly debilitating. For others it is but an occasional fleeting episode. Some interesting research … More Monkey Mind?
Be in the present moment Raili Tanska
Walmart installed a medical kiosk. For $10 and a urine sample, it would diagnose any condition. When my friend went with a sore elbow, the computer printout read “You have tennis elbow. Soak it in warm water and avoid heavy work for 2 weeks” Impressed, my friend wondered if he could fool the machine. He … More Saturday Smiles – This and That
Hello you ! So nice to meet you. My name is Lana. I’m a 2-el Llama of the beasty kind. You know, the kind Ogden Nash wrote about – The one-el Lama he’s a priest The two-el Llama he’s a beast. I will bet a silk pyjama There is no three-el Lllama He was … More Lana the Lame Llama
Baby laughter is contagious, gurgly, gorgeous, cute. Raili Tanska Laugh like a baby
It’s been a while since I posted pictures of the latest Man Cave creations. Time has not been standing still, however. Seeing it is not possible to take any decent photos of the latest house renovations- enlightening the corridor, I thought I would share a few photos of his time pieces…. Want to know more … More From the Man Cave – and My Craft Corner