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Apologies

I want to apologise for not being consistent with my Tuscan adventure blogs. I had hoped I would be able to blog daily and keep readers informed on my trip. The internet connection at the villa was very unreliable and … Continue reading

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Tuscany tour, Day two

Montepulciano and Monticchiello Another incredible day begun with coffee and shopping in a the pretty town of Montepulciano. Leather was a popular focus and the bright colours are amazing. We strolled and looked at the beautiful leather products before being … Continue reading

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Tuscany Tour, Day one

Pienza and Lucignano Our first full day of our tour started with a vigorous walk up the steep, steep road to the entrance of Cortona. We did not go in as we were waiting to be formally introduced to the … Continue reading

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To Tuscany!

Today our main objective was to head off to join our tour in Cortona, Tuscany. We had a leisurely breakfast at the hotel then wandered around town, found a great shoe shop! A great coffee at a fabo place we … Continue reading

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Lemon Snowballs

Just want to share a quick little recipe that I think is quite Christmassy, but goes down well any time of the year. These lemon snowballs are another recipe from my mum’s special cookbook. They are so easy and delicious … Continue reading

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Stella Bella Wine Dinner

The drought has broken! Last week I attended a Stella Bella wine┬ádinner at our local tavern with my best friend Diane. I had bought the tickets for her birthday a month ago and I decided I could not go to … Continue reading

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Crunchy Oatmeal Cookies

The recipes from my mum’s cook book seem to be quite popular, so here’s another one. These cookies have been a hit with the kids and again are quick and easy to put together. I halved the batch the first … Continue reading

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