Posted by claire on December 30, 2011 ·
New Year is a time when we love to say goodbye to old habits and difficult situations that have dragged us down over the previous year. But some of the regular time honoured traditions out there are stranger than anything you may have encountered before.
1. Nailing the Cake
There is an old Irish/Celtic tradition of saving any left over, stale cake or bread from the Christmas celebrations, [...]
Posted by claire on December 27, 2011 ·
Christmas or Thanksgiving holidays can leave you with a lot of left over turkey to use up. Here are the Top 5 ways of using it all up instead of having to throw it away.
1. Turkey Sandwich
Always the first option, a sandwich filled with leftover turkey, cranberry sauce and what other trimmings you have left that you can shove in there! Is there anything easier to throw together after a hard [...]
Posted by claire on December 19, 2011 ·
There is obviously something about Christmas that send songwriters into creativity overload. Lyrics are written than would be laughed if they appeared in any other song, and yet we can’t seem to get enough of them!
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer – Elmo & Patsy
Originally released in 1979 it quickly became a hit on country radio stations and ultimately lead to the creation [...]
Posted by claire on December 7, 2011 ·
As winter now has us firmly in its icy clutches, cold and flu bugs have us making regular trips to the pharmacy. These traditional remedies might save a few pennies.
A Pinch of Mouse
If someone you care for has fallen ill with a particularly heavy bout of cold or flu then this may be a remedy you could try. All you need is a part of a mouse, it doesn’t matter which part, as long as it is well [...]