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Recipe: Lemonade Scones

Recipe: Lemonade Scones

Whether you pronounce it as scone (rhyming with gone – that’s the correct way, by the way) or scone  (rhyming with tone or bone – wrong! Ha!), it’s the same thing.  A delicious baked “thing” that is super versatile in the way that you can make them savoury or sweet, and you don’t even have to change the ingredients!   There are many different countries and cultures that will claim that the classic scone originated from them…   The Oxford English Dictionary…

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Recipe: Fruit Tarts

Recipe: Fruit Tarts

I’m always looking for something new to try to make in the kitchen, and I was not disappointed by Gning’s choice. I mentioned in my previous post that I have been homeschooling my boys (well, Donut returned to school on Monday – that’s going great, by the way, so that just leaves me with my 8 year old at home now), and one of the lessons yesterday was Home Economics. When I was in high school, Home Ec. was still…

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How to make your own Cherry Cola!

How to make your own Cherry Cola!

I have always enjoyed Cherry Coca-Cola™, but I became a little obsessed with it when we visited Walt Disney World™ for the first time, in 2017 and again in 2019. I had always wanted to go to Disney World when I was little, but my dads idea of a holiday was more cultural… I’ve seen wild animals in Kenya; visited Victoria Peak in Hong Kong; had my hair braided on the beach in Bali; had a rather nasty looking beetle…

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Recipe: Chocolate Brownies

Recipe: Chocolate Brownies

I have to be honest with you here. I never liked brownies. I don’t know why. Maybe it was because I never had one as a child, and when I first tried one, I wasn’t expecting a gooey, chewy, sticky square of heavy chocolate cake… I thought it was undercooked, so I never actually finished eating it. I tried shop bought brownies since, but they were always super dry, maybe like they had been made several days ago and were…

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