WWE World Heavyweight Championship for 2015 is Sheamus cashing in "Money in the bag" after Roman Reigns won the title.
Roses are the beauty of the admirer, facts and tips.
Tribute to a beautiful lady with a voice to match her beauty - Doris Day.
Looking at life in the country, a few questions to consider before setting up farming, whether it's a lifestyle farm or a big farm.
Short story and poem about a memory that lives in my heart from days gone-by. Abandoned Hut in the fog.
Perennials are very popular for the garden, they provide a colorful display all the year round. If the right plants are selected you can save yourself a lot of weeding by ground cover and watering.
It was the 175th celebrations of Waitangi Day in 2015. New Zealand National Day on the 6th February 2015. Memories of that very important day that all kiwi's share together. We love our country.
My first story from a random sentence selected from a popular phase by Woody Allen.
This is a fun challenge about winter memories, so I'm sharing my experiences about winter, snow and dairy farming under Mount Egmont/Taranaki New Zealand.
Lipogram refers to any text composed of words which lack a particular letter. It may be prose of poetry which I used the letter "O" for all of these nursery rhymes. Word play is good for the brain.
Does Usnea Lichen kill trees? I'm on a search for the truth about the trees in my garden dying because of the lichen hosting on them.
Women who made history in New Zealand, from the beginning when Kate Sheppard achieved the rights for women to vote in 1893, through the 20th century for the first women in Parliament through to today.
Teach children to save money, set goals and learn the value of money in the home as it is one thing children lack these modern days, as it is not taught at school it is so important for happiness.
Just starting to use your green fingers for indoor house plants? You will find some very helpful information here, as I learnt the hard way and lost many beautiful plants when first starting out.
Microwave Coconut Fudge is a very tasty cookie it doesn't take long to make and is always enjoyed by my visitors and family, plus some helpful videos about baking in a microwave.
This subject about Margarine and Butter is something that most of us stop and think about which is better. In my eyes there is nothing wrong with either, you can age healthy, just avoid "Trans-Fats".
It's true we can all have what they call Senior Moments, this book is taken a light hearted look at them, best way to cope with them is to laugh and remember you don't need to be elderly to have them.
This is a Cholesterol Solution Guide to lowering your Cholesterol level in thirty days without drugs.. If you can do it, it's worth having a go, so you can live a heathy life in your aging years.
Spotted Dick Pudding was a dessert my mother, a english lady, made regularly and we never became tired of eating it. I loved the outside skin the best. It is a pudding that is coming back into menus.
Kenny Rogers a perfect male country superstar, I love listening to his songs and having many tapes, I still listen to them especially the ones he sings with Dolly Parton, those two sing well together.
Lemon Meringue Pie was I pie I grew up with, back in the 1950's my mother always made it. As the years have gone-by, it is a dessert you don't see very often, until recently, it is making a come back.
Pancakes are quick and easy to make, recipes and tips to show you how to make perfect, pancakes in no time at all.
How to cook cheaper cuts of beef, especially for stewing, braising and mince dishes. Liver is an offal that many will not eat, but did you know it is an easy meat for the elderly to digest?
Favorite Fairytales from my childhood in the 1940's, most are from the "Brothers Grimm's" collection that I received as a Christmas present when I was eight years old.
These recipes for sweets are from the twentieth century, so if you are looking for a pudding from your grandparents days you may find it here. Happy sweets time. Enjoy.
Bruce Springsteen a International favorite. I love listening to his singing it sends cold shivers down my spine, I hope you enjoy this article I have dedicated to him.
Bob Dylan has been around singing popular music and culture for more than five decades. Still reforming around the world and has achieved many accomplishments in his life. Great singer-song writer.
What is your pick for "popular male singer for 2016"? Sam Smith is good, but there are many other enjoyable male singers. Please stop by, take a look and vote.
Popular female singer for 2015 was an ever changing roller coaster on the internet. New singers rising to stardom all the time. 2016 is here now, I wonder who will make the top females singers.
Have you ever cooked a full English Breakfast for brunch? Great weekend meal especially after having a late night on saturday, a real pick me up. Check out how to cook Bubble and Squeak it's very nice
Tips and ideas what you can add to barbecue vegetables to give them the taste you desire. Most vegetables can be barbecued, I have explained how to and how long to cook them on the grill.
It's not too late for barbecue and salads, with the modern grills you can use inside you can have one anytime of the year, summer approaching in the southern hemisphere, barbecues are high on the list
Enjoy cheese all the year round. There are so many tasty cheeses these days there is sure to be one that pleases you, cheese is good for you, especially with a nice wine.
April 22nd is Earth Day. So much can be done to make the future for our children healthy. In this article I'm covering all subjects about water, saving water, recycling water and pollution of water.
It's great to have a special day for Jelly Beans, a sweet that has been around for more than a century, let's enjoy them. Yummy.
Ladies body shapers work like magic, making you feel like a princess, a foundation garments lift up the bust, trims the tummy, hips thigh and buttocks, a must in any up town girls wardrobe for looks.
New Zealand native plants are a sight to admire the green foliage is so powerful among the flowers in the garden. Silver fern towering above the shrubs keeping the roots cool in the hot sun. Powerful
Planting bulbs so they flower in spring is a good idea, also I have a video below that will help you to get bulbs flowering for summer, great to have them flowering all the year round. Happy gardening
Ideas for St Patrick's Day meals, I have a recipe here for a green salad, cupcakes, also green lamingtons. Have fun Enjoy!
Christchurch NZ earthquakes are still raw in many peoples hearts, many still don't have their homes restore from that fateful day February 22 - 2011. This article is in memory of those that lose lives
New Zealand Birds, many of these species cannot be found anywhere else in the world. like the Kokaho, Saddleback and the very rare Bush Wren
Did you know that New Zealand has more species of flightless birds than any other country? It isn't too late to protect those birds, lets all do something about saving them for the future generations.
Everyday should be Penguin Awareness day, New Zealand have the sea all around us and it's a real joy to come across a penguin, but some are becoming very rare so we must protect them.
Do you like a dark color for winter decorating? Or would you sooner have a lighter shade?
Help birds to survive, without our help some species of birds will not survive. Every day should be a day to protect our birds, not just special days. Protect and cherish our birds.
Are you a cat lover? I have a few ideas that may help you with your first cat, as I have been a cat lover all my life and learnt many things about cats that may be helpful to you.
How do you know you are a horse lover, have you ever thought about that question? Tips and helpful information that you may not know about horses.
Looking for a recipe that doesn't use pastry, but it's still a pie. Here's a real old-time recipe for Shepherd's pie, (mutton) or Cottage pie (beef). Meals that can be made very quickly from leftovers
Fruit Pastry Pies are not hard to make, worst, bit is the pastry. This article there is some helpful advice that will get you going. It's the same as anything the more you make the better you will be.
How to make Savory Pastry Pie gives you tips, takes you through the process of making the pastry, lining the pastry in a dish and recipes for preparing the filling for a savory pie, bacon and egg pie.
South Island New Zealand a beautiful country. Have a look at the scenery I have added in this article and I'm sure you will agree. Looking forward to going and exploring it myself in the coming months
Interested in some of the beauty in the out-backs in New Zealand here I have added some photos to give you a idea, beautiful bush walks a place beyond bliss.
Sweets, Desserts or Pudding, doesn't matter what you call it, it's food eaten after the main course. In this article, there are many dessert recipes for thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving is about celebrating the harvest that will take you through a harsh winter until the new season blooms, bringing the next year's harvest.
All about Halloween and Witchcraft a few facts that you may not know. Happy Halloween.
Christmas is a special celebration at the end of a long year and what better than starting to make that tradition christmas pudding, letting it mature for that important family day when santa visits.
Harvesting Fruits, Vegetables, Meat for the long winter by home preserving, dehydrating, freezing are only a few of the ideas in this article to help you get those foods saved after the summer growth
Butterflies are one of natures beauty, sad their life is short. Here is few facts about a insect that's slowing disappearing, I feel the cause is the wasp as I have seen them eating the caterpillars.
Exploring the paranormal in New Zealand. Top ten haunted places. Also a true story that actually happened to me, a unusual rock that led to a nightmare.
Exercise your brains everyday, even if you think you don't need to. The saying use it or lose it is very true when it comes to your brain, if you are having trouble it is never too late, start now.
You can never be too sure of, especially babies clothes if they are safe from additives, so the best idea is to wash them first. I have tips in this article about protecting your child.
Food Additives and Detoxification is that for you? It is better to know your food additives especially were children are involved. This article gives advice that will help you with your food choices
Helpful advise for a new dad. My advise, just love you child and partner and every thing else with fall into place. Happy Parents Happy Baby.
Children will eat what they want, they are healthy really, a little of the food everyone is saying "No" to giving to children really doesn't hurt them, just eat it in moderation.
Eggs are a healthy food for most of us. Some will disagree but like anything eaten in moderation you will be healthy and live a long life.
Collection of fish recipe that are sure to please. You can use them with a barbecue and salads. Fish is a healthy food that has many benefits in your diet for healthy living.
Healthy Living from the past was all home grown vegetables and fruit, all preserved in bottles, whether it was jam, pickles or fruit for desserts. No additives or even frozen goods in those days.
Domestic rabbits are pets, they need looking after and feed with the right food to be healthy or they will die. They aren't like cats too much handling can kill them. Hope you find this article useful
Orchids are beautiful, in this article I cover a few species of orchids, there are many more. I have tips which I have learnt over the years of growing them, hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
Are you having problems with a bed wetter in your home? Whether it is a child or adult, there is help available, I have a couple of videos in this article that could be very useful.
It's never too soon to teach children to tidy up after playing with their toys, also put dirty clothes in the laundry after changing.
Fresh Summer Salads made from freshly grown vegetables, like, Tuna with Courgette, Salami and Raw Vegetable, or Lemony Roast Chicken Slaw, Home Made Hummus plus much more, all without cooking.
Recipes for cooking in a Slow Cooker or Crock Pot, I tested them all, the Crock Pot Macaroni Cheese is my favorite. Slow cookers are economical to cook meals, prepare and cook while doing the shopping
Healthy Living is Sleeping Well. Sometimes it easier said than done. In this article I have some helpful advice which I hope will make living your life a breeze. Happy living and enjoy!
Talking animals, there are many birds that talk like a cockatiel, budgies and surprising enough I have seen pigs singing to music, so do you think animals talk?
Persian cats are beautiful but they do involve some work to keep their fur from getting knotted, especially if it's a cat that goes outside and hunts mice look my fluff did, she was a farm cat.
The old wives test is all about the old fashion way of guessing what the sex of your unborn baby is. Those days are over now, but you still might like to try the old way before you find out.
I have found my way of healing the inner soul. I would love you to find yours also.
The green issue is a problem world-wide. Here are a few tips and ideas on how we can make the world a better place for the future generations.
Phobias of fear for rain or floods are very real if you suffer from this. I 'm sharing this article why I'm so afraid of heavy rain, now I know it was a trauma I had in my life that cause the fear.
There are many ways to manage stress most of us can cope with it. Occasionally life does get us down, in this article I cover ways to avoid stress, some helpful advice I have discovered over the years
Farming in New Zealand, considered the land of milk and honey, it wasn't always like that farming is hard work 365 days a year. This article give you a view of farming starting in 19-20 century.
Rats - What are you thought's about rats? Would you or have you a rat for a pet? I would like very much for you to comment about this subject. Thanks.
Every Body is Beautiful, if there's nothing else you read in this article, watch the video "Inside the Living Body", for sure you will know that every body is beautiful, perfectly made from the first.
Topp Twins are New Zealanders and they are top entertainers, I enjoy the yodeling, they make it seem so easy, wish I could do it, listen to the video below and have a go, I think you will enjoy it.
Home grown Fruit and Vegetables are very easy to produce, this article is full of helpful ideas if you need help, getting the soil ready and feeding are very important for a successful garden.
Recipes from my Grandmother, even a child could make those loaves, they are good in school lunches. Thanks you Grandma, my children loved you, and enjoyed your recipes, you will never be forgotten.
Tips and helpful advice for planting a large garden with shrubs, bulbs and ground cover plants all the year round in New Zealand.
Tips about how to use a microwave oven for successful meals every time. Also recipes for microwave cooking.
Getting children to eat vegetables has been going on for hundreds of years. In this article I have added tips and helpful advise on ways of teaching them that vegetables are healthy, it does work.