STAND UP POTATO BAKE

I rarely get to sit down and watch a cooking show or segment on television, however upon a recent visit to my mums, I saw this simple recipe on Better Homes and Gardens.  Of course No Excuses had to try it, but I changed and added more ingredients to the recipe.

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The best invention was created by a woman!

The dishwasher would have to be one of best kitchen appliances ever invented.  Not only are they time saving; a dishwasher also sterilises and disinfects while cleaning and scrubbing at the same time. Breakfast time during school mornings is one time where the dishwasher is a lifesaver.   Large families can fill a dishwasher of…

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Quick & easy sink cleaning

Large family kitchens, food preparation and sink areas do get a good work out.  Sinks in particular are always full or in constant use and get VERY dirty frequently. Here is a simple and quick way to clean and also disinfect those sinks (without having to wait over hour or more to do the job – because we…

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CHRISTMAS PUDDING – EASY CROCK POT RECIPE

500 – 600g dried and/or crystallised fruit Use what ever fruit you like, ¼ -½ cup each of prunes (dried plums), crystallised pineapple and ginger, dried cranberries, raisins, currants and apricots.  Otherwise the easiest option is to buy a 1kg packet of mixed dried fruit which can be purchased at any supermarket. ¼ cup sherry, rum or stout (beer)…

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Personal Records and Certificates

Here is an easy way to store important documents. When you have a large family (seven children in my case), there are many Birth Certificates, Baptism Certificates, Holy Communion Certificates, Awards, School Photos, Bank Passports, etc. So what I do, is store my husbands my own important documents and certificates in the one display folder….

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