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Connor turned 10 !!

Our grandchildren are growing up at what seems an alarming rate.  Bradley is 13 going on 14 and Connor turned 10 the other day.  Erin turns 10 in April. ‘ On this day’  memories on Facebook has featured quite a few … Continue reading

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Connor’s birthday party at City ROCK

Connor’s 9th birthday … and cannot get it into my head that these kiddies are growing up way too fast!!  … was last week with his party on Sunday at City ROCK in Johannesburg.  What an awesome place !!  Walking through … Continue reading

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Robyn’s baby shower

We spent a wonderful day yesterday, celebrating Robyn’s baby shower at Elaine’s beautiful home.  I must say, Robyn’s pregnancy seems to have flown by .. and not long from now ‘Little Bean’  will present herself to the world 🙂  The morning overflowed into the afternoon … Continue reading

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Cake and scones down memory lane

Hubby and I have a coffee date almost every Tuesday 🙂   It’s the only weekday morning that we don’t go our separate ways.    We have tried most places in and around our area, and depending on how far we want … Continue reading

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Connor turned 8 today!!

My youngest grandson is eight today !!  How time is flying!  Even though I am making his birthday party cake .. the party being on Sunday .. of course I cannot let his actual birthday go by without the usual ‘Granny speciality … Continue reading

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Bradley turned Eleven yesterday !!

Can hardly believe my Bradley ‘Bear’ is ELEVEN !!   My first grandchild is 11 ! He’s having a paintball party on Saturday, but alas .. I am not going to be here to make his cake.  I am visiting my … Continue reading

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Connor turned 7 yesterday !!

SEVEN !!!    All the littlies are no longer littlies!!!   Jeanette organised a ten-pin bowling party .. it was a hit!      Children and adults alike cheered in delight when pins fell !!! I made my usual ‘Granny Speciality Choccie … Continue reading

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Connor turned 6 today !!!

Cannot believe how fast these boys are growing up !! I made the usual ‘Granny’s Speciality Choccie Cake’ .  Connor’s instructions were to put on cherries but NO nuts!    He loves cherries!  Had no idea where to place them so they ended … Continue reading

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p.s. to ‘out with the old .. in with the new’

Just to add, as I’ve now read the blurp on the tag of my new Cook’s Measure from ‘In Good Company’ ……..  ” The cook’s measure has been made, by hand, in Liverpool, England.  It has been made on the … Continue reading

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Out with the old .. in with the new

I’ve had a tin measuring cone ‘forever’ !!!   I remember buying it from a Pick-n-Pay way, way back ..  about 37 years ago  !! It’s well used !!   Very very well used !!!   Most of my recipes are in pounds and ounces – lbs and oz … Continue reading

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