Meat Free Monday

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Beans on toast is one of those handy standbys for lunch or supper which I often find myself turning to. I buy the organic sugar-free beans in the health food store, but when I have… Continue reading

JBBC finalist in the Irish Blog Awards

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The list of finalists in the Irish Blog Awards was announced on Friday and I am thrilled, delighted and tickled pink to be a finalist in the Specialist Blog category, sponsored by IQ Content.… Continue reading

Smile Saturday

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  Now doesn’t this adorable picture  just make you smile? It is from a series of pictures taken on the coast of Alaska, by US environmentalist Steven Kazlowski. The mother bear spends about three weeks with the… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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  Today’s poem powerfully expresses a deep sense of love and loss and is almost unbearably poignant. It tells of the experience of the poet’s widowed father, who still acts as if his… Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Body Painting Project

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There are so many breast cancer fundraising and awareness raising projects out there, but here’s one that was brought to my attention recently, which I find very arresting – a fine art and… Continue reading

An Irish Blessing

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In honor of St Patrick’s Day which we celebrate today, I offer all my friends and readers an Irish blessing for a happy and healthy life.  Happy St Patrick’s Day!   May you always have…  Walls for the… Continue reading

Marie Curie

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Marie Curie I thought it fitting in the month in which we celebrate both International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, to take a moment to acknowledge the contribution of Marie Curie to cancer… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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This week on March 17, we celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Ireland; and indeed around the globe, there will be the wearing of the green, as it seems there’s a wee bit o’ the… Continue reading

Celebrating Mother’s Day

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My mom is a neverending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being.  I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune.  ~Graycie Harmon We are celebrating Mother’s Day today… Continue reading

Smile Saturday

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What great imagination! Mushrooms and rhubarb fashioned to make you smile!