Monthly Archives: April 2011

Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – T is for …..

T is for …..Thyroid A – Z of Thyroid Symptoms (not exhaustive), Diagnostics, Treatments and emotions. A ~ Achy Joints, AnaemiaB ~ Blood Pressure, Blood Tests, BiopsyC ~ ColdnessD ~ DiabetesE ~ Exhaustion, Endocrine SystemF ~ Fatigue, FrustrationG ~ GoitreH … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – W is for …..

W is for ……Wedding! This post should have been written on Wednesday, but I delayed it to tie in with the obvious Royal Wedding, the Marriage of Prince William to Catherine Middleton. I watched the events on the television following … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – R is for …..

R is for…..Royalty I guess there had to be a post about the Royal Family in the A-Z blog challenge. For the last few months there has been much speculation on the Royal Wedding and this last week the newspapers, … Continue reading

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The Matchmaker by Marita Conlon-McKenna

This was the gentle and realistic story of a mother, Maggie and her three unmarried daughters, Grace, Anna and Sarah. Set in Dublin, it is the story of widow Maggie, who resides in her marital home alone, with her unmarried … Continue reading

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Now & Then by Jacqueline Sheehan

The cover and the first pages of the book indicates a nice, cozy read focusing on a family and the paths their lives take. I was pleasantly surprised. Anna is a lawyer who has ditched her job as a tries … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Victory in Europe July 1945

Amongst my Grandmother’s belongs was this little cookbook in making cakes and icing. I don’t know if she ever used the recipes or if she had numbers 1-65.

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – X is for …..

X is for……oXo How I struggled and struggled to think of a suitable candidate for X, but alas it was not to be, so I thought I would think, outside of the box and focus on something that had meaning … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – V is for …..

V is for …..Voting About a fortnight ago this plopped through my letterbox And then yesterday the postal voting forms arrived. As I sat and marked my X against those that I was supporting I pondered on the hardships and … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 105:Favorite Current Technology

I resisted the urge to upgrade to an iphone and made a huge generalisation that they were completely unnecessary. Then about a year ago hubby was looking to upgrade and we were shown the versatility of an iphone and I knew I … Continue reading

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Trans Tasman ANZAC Blog Challenge

In keeping with Australia Day inspired by Twigs-of -Yore and the subsequent post for Waitangi Day. We now have the Trans Tasman ANZAC Blog Challenge. Below are the details from the Auckland Reseach Centre Facebook page “To participate:*Write a blog … Continue reading

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