Forgive yourself…

Forgive yourself…

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” – Steve Maraboli -

Wings by Aprilyne Pike – Book Review

Wings by Aprilyne Pike – Book Review

Wings is the first young-adult Faerie novel written by Aprilynne Pike. Wings is the first of four books about a fifteen year old girl Laurel, who discovers that she is a faerie. The Plot Laurel has lived her whole life on her family’s land near the Redwood National and State Parks, where she was home-schooled … Continue reading

Urban Legend – Carmen W / Jessica S

Urban Legend – Carmen W / Jessica S

I was tricked into reading this and feel obligated to re-post this urban legend. There are two similar stories going around, the death of Carmen Winstead, and the other the death of Jessica Smith. Are these stories true or false??? Well I didn’t find proof of it on news sites… and snopes.com proved it to be a hoax.
Regardless it conveys a message that bullies will be punished for their deeds. Continue reading

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” ~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce ~ As we say goodbye to 2012, we open a new book. What will your story say at the end … Continue reading

Cheese Scones Recipe

Cheese Scones Recipe

Ingredients 500 ml cake flour 20 ml baking powder 5 ml salt 1 ml pepper or cayenne pepper 75 ml butter or margarine 1 or 2 eggs About 190 ml milk 375 ml grated Cheddar cheese Procedure Pre-heat oven to 250 C. Grease a baking sheet. Sift together the dry ingredients. Rub in the grated … Continue reading

Thank you, thank you, thank you !!!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you !!!!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words…. well this picture is worth two Thank you….!!! Two words we should say more often. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! At times we may feel that life is worthless and things aren’t going the way we want. Have you ever stopped…. maybe life has an … Continue reading

My Naan Bread Lunch :D

My Naan Bread Lunch :D

Quick Tip: I cover my baking tray with foil, it makes it easier to clean up after cooking. Ingredients: Naan Bread / Pita Vienna sausage / ham or other meats Cheese Paprika Tomato paste or Pasta sauce Method: Step 1: Cover the naan bread / pita with a layer of the tomato paste / pasta sauce Step … Continue reading

X-mas Nails… for any occasion

X-mas Nails… for any occasion

I call this Mani X-mas Nails, because it reminds me of Christmas. But it isn’t a seasonal mani, you can wear this mani any time of the year. You will need burgundy nail-colour and silver glitter nail-colour. Apply two coats of the burgundy nail-colour. Allow to dry. Apply two coats of the silver glitter nail-colour to … Continue reading

Daniel’s Mom’s recipe for delicious cookies

Daniel’s Mom’s recipe for delicious cookies

This recipe was given to me by Luke, Daniel’s brother. Luke got this recipe from Daniel’s mom, Jeanette. (yes she is in-fact Luke’s mom too, also Jessica and Mark’s mom, but Luke insisted that this recipe is to be called Daniel’s mom’s recipe.) So credit for this recipe goes to Daniel’s Mom. Thank you for this delicious … Continue reading

Pep-talk from Saint Will

Pep-talk from Saint Will

I was recently seconded into a marketing position, being something new and completely uncharted territory for me, I was well… (the right saying would be shit scared but being a family blog I’m going for…) two minded about this position. It seemed as though they picked the wrong person for this position. The conversation I had … Continue reading

Thick, strong, shiny hair with horse shampoo

Thick, strong, shiny hair with horse shampoo

My mom had strong, thick hair, that is until she went through chemotherapy. Her hair became brittle and dry, she started using Equiline horse shampoo. It helped a little to restore some growth. I heard the stories of how it prevents hair loss, speeds up growth and that it makes hair thicker, stronger and shinier. So … Continue reading

Medusa’s Coil by H.P Lovecraft – Book Review

Medusa’s Coil by H.P Lovecraft – Book Review

“Medusa’s Coil” is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft and Zealia Bishop. It was first published in Weird Tales magazine in January 1939, two years after Lovecraft’s death. In Medusa’s coil, an old man tells the story of how he (Antoine de Russy) ended up alone on an abandoned plantation named ‘Riverside’. He tells of his son Denis and of his … Continue reading

Potato & Bacon Soup

Potato & Bacon Soup

Ingredients: Potatoes Bacon bits Brown Onion or Mushroom soup Optional: Mushrooms, Leeks, Spinach 1. Peel some potatoes 2. Cut the potatoes into blocks 3. Place in a pot and fill with water, just enough to cover the potatoes. Cook for 10 minutes or until soft. . . . .   4. Chop up the mushrooms … Continue reading