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Cooking Class in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico #Adventure2019

Our cuisine in New Zealand is a fusion of European, Asian and Pacific influences with an emphasis on our fresh produce and seafood. We don’t get much in the way of Mexican food in New Zealand, and Mr. Munro and I decided to attend a cooking class when our cruise ship visited the port of Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. We both love to cook, and this seemed like the ideal way to immerse ourselves in...

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A Random Post About T-shirts

As I sit here writing this post, I’m wearing a T-shirt (purchased at Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo-Jump in Canada) and shorts. My favorite summer outfit. When the days grow shorter and the temperatures become cooler, my uniform changes to a T-shirt and jeans. I love...

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London: Haunt of a Cat Burglar in Training

London. It’s a place I dreamed of visiting after hearing the poem about Christopher Robin and Alice as a child. Do you know the one I mean? Here’s the first verse: Buckingham Palace by A.A. Milne They're changing guard at Buckingham Palace - Christopher Robin went...

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Recipe: Pea and Pesto Soup

Weekend Cooking is a chance to share the food love and is hosted by Beth Fish Reads. On Saturday mornings, publish your post -- perhaps a cookbook review or maybe just some favorite food-related quotes. Make sure to leave a link, so we can read what you have to say. I...

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Thirteen Common Endearments

Since it was Valentine’s Day this week I thought a list of endearments would be the perfect topic for my TT. Thirteen Endearments 1. Love/lover 2. Sweetheart 3. Darling 4. Dear 5. Honey 6. Babe/Baby 7. Sugar 8. Sweetpea 9. Sweetie/Sweet 10. Doll/dollface 11. Cutie 12....

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The Rebirth of Napier

On Feb 3 1931, at 10.47am an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck the seaside town of Napier in New Zealand. Fires soon broke out, destroying buildings that had survived the earthquake. 157 died in Napier due to the earthquake and resulting fires....

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Recipe: Melting Moments

Weekend Cooking is a chance to share the food love and is hosted by Beth Fish Reads. On Saturday mornings, publish your post -- perhaps a cookbook review or maybe just some favorite food-related quotes. Make sure to leave a link, so we can read what you have to say. I...

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