Meat On The Bone

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It’s birthday week! A bit of tradition has been created for my birthday over the last few years and that would be a large, perfectly aged, prime rib steak on the bone. My husband takes charge of all the preparations, picks up the steak from the butcher, seasons the steak, barbecues it until it’s a …

English Tarts Aka “A Bunch Of Tarts”

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What’s in a name, I ask you? Well… According to the Oxford Dictionary it could be: 1.  A woman who is a bit, shall we say, very forthcoming with her favours. 2.  Make oneself look attractive with clothes or makeup, “tart oneself up”. 3.  Improve the appearance of “tart up”. 4.  Sharp or acid in …

Homesick?

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I recently went to a blog I am following and clicked on a Youtube video called “Florence the Magnificent.” The next thing you know Luciano Pavarotti was singing “Nessun Dorma” which I adore. He sings it so beautifully that I always cry when I hear it. The song was accompanied by photos taken in Florence …

Luxury Is…

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Some people might think owing a Mercedes or staying in 5-star hotels is luxury…not me!  OK maybe driving around in an old Rolls might qualify!  But… I have a real thing about snuggling into a bed with clean sheets, it just feels so deliciously decadent! It’s leftover from my childhood. Mom did not have a …