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Flat Bread Tortilla Recipe

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I love making my own bread. The soft, fluffy, fresh, warm cloud dolloped with butter tastes and smells amazing! I’ve already shared a number of bread recipes with you, (you can find them all by clicking here) and today I wanted to share this super simple flat bread tortilla recipe.

Thai Style Peanut Sauce

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If you looking for a tasty sauce full of flavour and a bit of zing, you can't go past this delicious peanut sauce.
Shared with me from my mother in law, this recipe has accompanied many dishes over the years including this month's most popular recipe on the blog, Thai BBQ Chicken

Thai BBQ Chicken Recipe

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Thai was my first real cooking obsession and now it's back on the menu! These Thai BBQ chicken fillets were one of the first Thai recipes I ever succeeded in cooking and back then, I would cook these fillets under the kitchen grill, not the BBQ like I do now. Both

This Wasn't Part of the Plan

Today I feel I’ve cut off my nose to spite my face. Our playgroup outing was cancelled this morning after Mr4 tried to call my bluff on a “Stop doing that or we won't go” threat. Damn it!!

Mango Cheese Slice

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Cheesecakewas my personal childhood favorite. The block of ‘philly’ (Philadelphia cream
cheese) and the old Kenwood Chef on the kitchen bench was instant excitement and if cheesecake was on the menu for dessert, there was no doubt I would order it.
When I first made this cheesecake, I wrote down the recipe. I know I did. I’ve never been able to find it since so it took a few tries to get it right again. I started with a basic plan but this was, mostly, one of those “throw everything in and hope for best” moments. I’d never made a cheesecake with gelatin and was dubious of the outcome. Now I wonder if I will ever use any other recipe again, it's just too easy and delicious.

Jamberry Nail Wraps, are they any good?

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**I am not a consultant and receive no payment for this review.

Let me start by saying, I am not a nail person. I’ve not even used nail polish for years, chips and scratches drive me mad! So when I was sent a sample pack of Jamberry Nail Wraps, I was feeling a tad out of my comfort zone but more than a little curious about how they would hold up against the housewife brutality that my hands are subjected to everyday.

Since I’m far more comfortable with the Plain Jane look these days, I did feel a little bizarre. Particularly as, being only samples, the nails didn't match up. However, when my kids light up and declare me to be pretty on account of my fancy nails, it’s a melting moment. Yeah, it feels good.
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