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Colour Of The Day!

If you’ve been wondering why I haven’t been posting much fashion related things on this here blog, there’s a good reason. Two good reasons actually. I’m getting bigger and bigger by the day with only two and half weeks to go before the twins enter the world and I’ve mainly been posting fashion related photos…

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Mexican Inspired Soup

One thing I loved about the USA was a half sandwich and cup of soup deal most cafes offered for lunch. Sometimes soup just ain’t enough on it’s own, but having a full soup AND full sandwich is just too much. This offers the best of both worlds. And a cup of soup was just…

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Souvenirs, Mementos & Stuff

In English, the word souvenir a physical thing, a trinket which is a reminder of a time or a place, usually from a holiday. In French souvenir means memories. As I delve further into the French language, I’m finding I want to learn more about the history of language. Many words cross over or have…

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French Onion Soup

When most Australians think of French onion soup, this is what they think of…Followed closely by this… That’s right, mixing a packet of dried soup mix with cream cheese or sour cream to make a dip. Has anyone ever made the actual soup from the dried packet mix? It brings back memories of gatherings in…

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Farewell Ellensburg

As the year comes to an end, it’s time to say goodbye to Washington state. Three months out of the USA, I miss the Pacfic North West. The USA is not all doom and gloom as reported in the media. Sure there are many issues that need addressing, but doesn’t every country have their problems?…

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Endive Soup

Feel like you over did it on Christmas Day? Need something light to ease your Christmas eating? Why not make a soup on Boxing Day. Endive is one of those vegetables that’s usually associated with salad, but it Europe it is often cooked, a bit like cabbage, but it has a chicory or a subtle…