Posts in category Special Events

Is 40 The New 30? Here’s One Wa...


My 40th birthday was coming up fast, suddenly I was faced with making a decision on whether or not to celebrate this age changer. Should I have a party or should I just let it pass and no one would be any wiser to this supposedly older me! For me I think any excuse is […]

Leche Flan in the Slow Cooker (Creme ...


This recipe is a Filipino sweet. Often served at special gatherings like Christmas, birthdays, parties and celebrations. It is quite sweet so a small serving is adequate. This is a really simple dish with only 4 ingredients needed and not much preparation. In other parts of the world it is more commonly known as Creme […]

Fruit Punch for a Party – Non A...


I made this Fruit Punch for a New Years Eve Party and I really could have made double the quantity as I had a lot of guests who obviously really enjoyed it. It was great for kids as it is a non alcoholic fruit punch, though you could easily add champagne instead of the ginger […]

And we’re off…but need a ...


Hello No Excuses readers, you may be thinking  ~ Why has she sent us here?  Well if you haven’t had a chance to read about Pam’s and my upcoming adventure to the 2013 Melbourne Cup, have a look at the scrolling latest posts to the left here – look for Giddy Up Horsey! It’s time for The […]

Giddy Up Horsey! It’s time for ...


It’s known as the race that stops the nation, or nearly everyone’s heart, especially if you have placed a bet on a horse! Yes that’s right I am talking about The Melbourne Cup! If you have not heard of it by now, you may as well be a worm with your head in the ground! […]

Catching my Breath and a Little Sun o...

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    I Can’t Wait! I am so Excited! I am finally going on a much needed holiday, break, time-out, get-away, vacation, whatever you want to call it. I am going! Like it….share it

RedKite ‘Eat Street’ Fund...

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    I had no idea what I was in for when I accepted an invite to the RedKite ‘Eat Street’ dinner auction fundraiser. RedKite provides support for families with children who have cancer.    Like it….share it


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