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Jingle Bells – Aussie style!

Here is another carol that’s been Aussiefied! Dashing through the bush In a rusty Holden Ute Kicking up the dust Esky in the boot Kelpie by my side Singing Christmas songs It’s summer time and I am in My singlet, shorts & thongs Chorus: oh, jingle...

Klejner (danish Diamonds ) recipe

Another traditional Christmas treat from Denmark… Klejner .5 cup butter 1 cup sugar 3 eggs .25 cup thickened cream 3.5 cups plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder .75 teaspoon ground cardamon .25 teaspoon ground nutmeg oil icing sugar Cream the butter and sugar....

Danish Doughnuts

At one of the Christmas function I went to, a friend of a friend turned up with some Danish Christmas treats. These were really yummy so I begged the recipe from her! Just don’t ask me to pronounce the name in Danish – she had to write it out for me! Note...

This is why I shop at the last minute..

(or so I read in an email) Life is very strssful when you have to make a lot of decisions and choices. So I look after myself by reducing my choices to whatever is left in the local pharmacy or supermarket at 6pm on Christmas Eve!

My baby’s first real Christmas

My little girl was nearly two for the first Christmas she really appreciated. I was a single dad and really wanted her to enjoy the day. She woke up at her usual time (about 8 or 8.30 I think) and I went in to see her. She was happily standing in her cot waiting for...