Monthly Archives: March 2012

Count Down Blogging A-Z – April Challenge 2012

Hosted by Tossing It Out this looks to be a great challenge. Here are the details It is still not too late to join. I spent several weeks contemplating whether to have a theme or a random sent of posts. I eventually decided on … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – 25 Family Style Lemon Recipes Edited by Linda Pogue

I love citrus foods, oranges, lemons and limes, but lemons are my favourite. So I was pleased to discover this e-book collection of Family Style Lemon Recipes recently. There is a nice mix of sweet and savoury  – beverages, breads, … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Manor Farm, Wanborough circa 1915

This is the Manor Farm at Wanborough that my Grandfather would have known. My Butcher family farmed here until 1930 when the moved across to Guildford to farm at Manor Farm Onslow Village. Part of my Guildford & District Collection. … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Abundant Genealogy – Week 13 – Local Societies

Week 13. Local Societies: Local genealogical and historical societies are the lifeblood of genealogy. Members and volunteers give their time and money to preserve local history and promote family history. Tell us about a local society for which you are thankful. … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 116 – Picture/Story for Women’s History Month.

This pretty young woman is my Great Great Aunt, Emma Jane Harris, although she was born to her parents just before they married!Emma Jane was born on the 1st November 1864 in Puttenham Surrey the daughter of Henry Harris and … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Chicken & Vegetable Pasta

A few weeks ago I simply could not face the thought of shuffling around the supermarket with my bad back, so got organised and shopped on line and had the shopping delivered. All was good, until it arrived and I … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures – Because I like it!

A contact via Facebook shared this with me last week. I can not provide the copyright, but I pass it along here, simply because I like it and it makes me smile!

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Curious Customs

I have been catching up on my reading and came across an interesting article on the BBC website – Concealed Shoes: Australian Settlers and an old superstition. In order to ward off evil spirits, shoes were placed within the confines … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Week 35

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is to use the following prompt with no more than 100 words. ……the red box……  As he lifted the red box and placed it on his desk he … Continue reading

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21st Century Organised Family Historian – Week 10 – Quick and Dirty Way to Start Organizing Photos

Continuing the weekly thread organised by Michelle at The Turning of Generations. Over recent years we have organised our physical photograph albums and collection. The major job now is scanning and making digital copies of those photographs and then making a CD … Continue reading

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