CarolCooks2…Weekly roundup…Chinese Year of the Pig, Apricots and I killed my sourdough starter…

Time for Carol Taylor’s weekly round up which includes the background to this year’s Chinese New Year, her weekly post on waste and how to recycle clothes for children.. and the usual delicious recipes.

Retired? No one told me!

Welcome to my weekly roundup of posts I hope you have all had a productive week with lots of creative thoughts, no kitchen disasters and if you have please tell…haha

great reads a weekly roundup lady with electronic reader

You know the routine by now…Settle down in your favourite chair, grab a drink and enjoy!

February the 5th sees the start of the Chinese New Year which this year is the year of the pig…Pigs are depicted as animals which mainly eat and sleep and you get nice crackling…with healthy fat ( Official)… Also in the Chinese horoscope, it depicts wealth…


Everywhere and everyone will soon be a riot of bright red…Houses decorated and beautiful lanterns hanging everywhere…Children will be walking around in their pretty new red clothes everywhere is so colourful and vibrant.

Time for Healthy Eating and this week I looked at Anti-inflammatory Diets which doctors are sometimes prescribing as if you reduce inflammation in the…

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My name is Sally Cronin and I am doing what I love.. Writing. Books, short stories, Haiku and blog posts. My previous jobs are only relevant in as much as they have gifted me with a wonderful filing cabinet of memories and experiences which are very useful when putting pen to paper. I move between non-fiction health books and posts and fairy stories, romance and humour. I love variety which is why I called my blog Smorgasbord Invitation and you will find a wide range of subjects. You can find the whole story here. Find out more at

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