*Enjoy some CAKE today*

How about making a Basket of Flowers in a Hanging Basket. This may not look the prettiest but it did look nice hanging there with different kinds of plants and flowers in.

Today I thought it would be nice to think about having and making some cake today. Especially as for this month of July there is a special offer on our Recipe book which features the following recipe. It is very quick and easy to make and does not have many ingredients.

Only 3 (THREE) ingredients. It does work very well for beginners or for experienced cooks.

This is good to use for Morning or Afternoon tea – if you have guests coming you can slice and put butter on if you like.

Here is the LINK for the eBook which has a discount for this month of July

“Carnarvon Favourite Recipes”

Proverbs: Chapter 25 verse 21: says – If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink…….

Well there you are then, we can share our Cake not only with our friends but with others who we may not be very fond of – so that small piece of cake may become a blessing to them and to ourselves.

Cake is really very good if filled with fruit and cooked with love and care.

I Hope you have a lovely day testing out a new Recipe so that you can enjoy eating and sharing it with your family and friends.

Also feel free to share this Blog with your friends.

Thank you.

Flowers for Mum

Carnations with Artificial Flowers

The above Basket of Flowers looked lovely that I made to remember my Mother on what would have been her Birthday….She would have been 100 years old if she had still been alive. Mum died when she was nearly 89 yrs old and I don’t usually think to do something special but this year I am glad that I did.

Sometimes it is nice to look back and think about some of our family who are not with us here on this earth anymore. Mainly to remember the good times – and to picture in our mind how precious they were. Even if we did not get on well with whoever it was they were still part of our lives that helped us to be who we are today.

Thought I would put a Recipe here and maybe a Poem to follow.

Here is the Recipe: Avocado Mayonnaise:

1 – Whole Egg; 1 cup-Oil; 1 Tbsp – White Wine Vinegar, 1 soft – Avocado; juice of half Lemon..

Peel Avocado, remove stone. Place in blender, along with Vinegar, Lemon & Egg. Whiz for 1 minute. Slowly add Oil in a thin stream until the mixture thickens. Serve as a Dip, with Vegetables or as a Sauce for Seafood Salads.

Taken from this Book:

Avocado Mayonnaise Recipe is in here.!

“Carnarvon Favourite Recipes”

Here is a Poem to give us Food for thought.         

It is nice to know that Babies are alive in the womb.

Verse for Today: Matthew: Chapter 19 verse 14. Jesus said “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these”.

Have a Lovely Day Today ****

Try Mince Curry

Here is a photo of some Wildflowers in our State of North West Western Australia.

I did have a nicer Photo but of course I can’t find it…..will try again later and if I do will put it on here.  Well I did find it so here we are below:

Well here is a  better photo of my Grandchildren in the Beautiful Wild Flowers, acres and acres of them  in the North West during our Winter time.  As you travel through the highway the scenery will change with White or Purple or Pink flowers for hundreds of kilometres. 

Here is a Recipe for today:

I hope you enjoy trying out the above Recipe, it is taken from my Cookery Book:  ‘Carnarvon Favourite Recipes’      “Carnarvon FavouriteRecipes”

This is an EXCELLENT eBook

Here is an old Poem that I like – 

Here is a Bible Quote:  Proverbs: 19 verse 1.  Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.

Have a Good Day

Here is a Bible Quote:  Proverbs: 19 verse 1.  Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.

Can you make a Basket of Flowers!

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Here is a photo of one of my latest Baskets of Flowers hope you like it.

The Flowers are real and artificial – the real ones are Geraldton Wax and Lantana with some Palm Leaves at the back, the Roses are the Artificial Flowers but they make the arrangement look very real.

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So you can easily make a Basket of Flowers by choosing a nice Basket (not too large) then use some (Wet Oasis) in a plastic bag – so that water does not come into your basket.  If you do not have any Wet Oasis the use a suitable vase to hold water that will fit into your basket.

Arrange your Flowers with some tall leaves at the back (no need for Palm Leaves) some nice ones from a hedge or young branches from a tree will be great.  Then next put the tallest flowers in so that you have a nice background and  build up with the smaller ones coming to the front.

Sometimes if you have not got enough flowers put some artificial ones in to make a nice show. 

There you are then…..that could be a nice project for yourself as a table arrangement or to give as a gift to a friend for a special occasion.

Rose in Pot Sketch

Here is a Poem for today:

Poem Pansy Flower

We also have a Recipe:

Garlic Sausage Rolls

Recipe is taken from my Recipe  Book:   
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Here is a Link below to the Recipe Book:

“Carnarvon Favourite Recipes”

* Hope you enjoy your day today *

Rose Bud

Here is my text for today:  Romans: Chapter 1 verse 16: For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ.

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Please feel free to share our Blog with your friends especially those who like Flowers.

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Poem about a Rose

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This Painting I painted is called ‘Apricot Rose’ 

So I thought today it may be nice to put a poem on about a ‘Rose’.

When you think about it the Rose is one of the most favourite of flowers.  I don’t seem to have much success in growing them here because we get a lot of salt from the ocean and the soil is very sandy.  Yes I have tried growing them in pots but they have not grown very well, probably because I either give them too much water or maybe not enough.  Then in the hot weather the Sun comes in sometimes over 40 deg. Celsius and shrivels them up. 

So I am better off to paint them or to write a poem about them.

Here is a Poem for today with a picture of the largest Rose I have painted.

Beauty of a Rose

As you can see I have not copied it very well but the message is still there to read.

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Let us have recipe:

Jam Tarts Recipe

The above Recipe is taken from Book: Carnarvon Favourite Recipes.

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You may like to look at the Link below for the book and find it on page: 72.

“Carnarvon Favourite Recipes”

( Exodus: Chapter 20 verse 12 says Honour your Father and your Mother )

I Hope you have a lovely day today and can share the recipe and the poem with your friends and family.

 If you have any children in the family they may love to make some Jam Tarts.  Or if you make them yourself they are a real treat for Afternoon Tea.

Rose in Pot Sketch

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Flap Jacks

with Sleeping Hybiscus

A lovely Basket of Flowers for today….The Red ones hanging down are Sleeping Hibiscus, they do not open any more than they are on the photo, therefore called Sleeping but are very pretty and can grow into a nice hedge.  Geraldton Wax and Yellow Lantana with the Brown coloured leaves make a beautiful display. 

How about a Recipe:

Here we have one for Flap Jacks, the children will love them, they can be cut into squares and used for Afternoon Tea.

Ingredients:   6oz. Butter or Margarine: 6oz – Demerara Sugar; 8oz Rolled Oats; pinch of salt.

Method:      Cream the  Butter until soft.  Mix together Sugar, Oats & Salt then Stir into the Butter.  Transfer the mixture to greased tin 9″ by 12″ spread evenly.  Bake for 30mins.  at Reg. 5. (about 180deg Cel) When cooked leave for a few minutes in the tin, then cut into squares or fingers.

Taken from my Recipe Book – Page 17 – Carnarvon Favourite Recipes –

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What about a Poem then ?

It is called –  * I Just Remembered *

I just remembered, did I forget to do that

or – did I do it and forget that I did it?

I forget now but if I do it now and

 I have already done it, that means that I

would have done it twice.

Best if I don’t  do it now.

 I may not have done it at all

if I didn’t do it in the first place.

What a dilemma, why did I just think that

I hadn’t done it, then think that maybe I had.

Well I remember thinking that I should

but I wonder if I did.

  The best thing is to go and look I suppose –

– now what was it that I think I forgot to do.

I can’t remember now, best to have a Cuppa

and think about it later.

***** Jessie

Maybe you can relate to the poem……as we get older it is sometimes a problem to remember where we have put things in that special place – the place where we thought we would remember that we had put them.  Eventually they will be in a special place just to surprise us – when we do find them.   !!!

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Psalm:  Chapter 27 verse 1:  The Lord is my light and my Salvation – whom shall I fear?

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“Carnarvon Favourite Recipes”

You may like to check the above link that is where the Flap Jack recipe was taken from.

Hope you have a lovely day Today.

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Tomato Veggie Time in W.A.

Fresh & Artificial

Here is a lovely Basket of Flowers

There are Freshly picked ones added to some Artificial looking Roses, ready to take to Church for our Sunday Service.

Flowers add a special touch where ever they are put for people to look at and admire.  You can always make up a special vase for your kitchen or lounge room to add a bit of something special for yourself to look at for a few days or for the coming week.  Friends will always admire your creation or display and maybe you will encourage someone to do like wise.  We have Geraldton Wax flowers in the above plus some Lantana and a few odd leaves complete the arrangement.  The are put into Wet Oasis in a container to hold the shape of the display.

Hope you like my display – maybe take a photo of the one that you make as a memento.

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Time to have a Recipe now:  What about Tomatoes then? 

This is the time of our Growing Season and Tomatoes are growing well – so what to do with them?  Well here is one nice way to use them which is very tasty and not difficult to make.

Baked Tomatoes

Ingredients:

Tomatoes: plus – Dried Mixed Herbs or  Dried Basil; White Pepper: Ground Garlic; Olive Oil.

Method:

Cut Tomatoes in half.  Lay Cut side up on Oiled Baking Sheet.  Sprinkle with Herbs,(I prefer the Basil), White Pepper & Garlic.  Drizzle the Olive Oil over.  Cook in hot oven till bubbling & cooked through.

Serve as Vegetable with Dinner or on Toast.

Or:

Can be cooked in Fry Pan then half way through cooking,turn the halved Tomatoes over to sizzle and finish.  You can put Tomatoes in when you fry your Bacon and add the Herbs as above.

Rose Bud

James: Chapter 3 verse 18: says Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.
Here is a Poem for today: as we have Roses in the above Basket of Flowers this one seems nice.
Fragrant Rose:
Dear God I’m thinking of that flower. Ever fragrant in every hour.  The wonders of this Universe makes one want to write a verse.  The delicate softness of the petals against the hardness of different metals.
To touch a Rose is a wonderful thing.  Man made metals  –  no real pleasure bring.  But to touch and smell a dew fresh Rose is a pleasure few of us really knows.
To touch and feel your wonderful world, especially the Petals so curiously curled.  What a priceless treasure the Rose must be, I pray they’ll be there in eternity!

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Picture of a Dog Rose:

I Hope you have a lovely day experimenting with your flowers and also the Tomatoes.

Here are a couple of Links:

“Carnarvon Favourite Recipes”

“Flowers for the Altar”

Donations

Any Donation however small will be greatly received towards publishing my Christian Books, Blogs, Cards, Paintings, Ministry etc., God Bless you and Thank you: Jessie.

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