Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Weekly Round Up – 15th – 20th May 2023 – New Kitchen, Collaborators, Diana Krall, Personal Power, Podcast, Circulatory System, Book Reviews, Bloggers and Funnies

Welcome to the round up of posts you might have missed this week on Smorgasbord.

I hope you are doing well and enjoyed the week.  I promised to show you some after photos on our kitchen renovations and here is the reminder of the before photos with the doors removed and before the carcasses were removed…

And here are the after photos

We are slowly putting back the various pieces of equipment and crockery etc.. It will take a few days but we are very happy with the new look.

My thanks to Maureen Twomey for her lovely feature and boost for Life is Like A Bowl of Cherries..  Maureen Twomey – Life is Like a Bowl of Cherries

As always my thanks to my friends who contribute to the blog…

William Price King joined me this week for the Big Band Era with Kate Smith, Glenn Miller with Ray Eberle and Shag Dancing.  On Friday William continued the series featuring Diana Krall.  You can also find William Blog– IMPROVISATIONWilliam Price King on Tumblr

Debby Gies​ will be here with her series Spiritual Awareness on Monday exploring Soul Mates and Life Partners and the difference between them.. Debby was also here with her great funnies for our laughter spot. On her own blog you will find news of her latest project in the epistolary format, this month’s writing links and her latest book review The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Head over toD.G. Kaye

Carol Taylor will be here on Wednesday with the final in the current series of A-Z of food and the letters ‘X,Y,Z’. Carol is on a short blogging break but you can catch up with her Monday Musings  where she shares her arrival in Australia to visit her daughter who lives there and some great photos Monday Musing 15th May

Toni Pike was here on Wednesday with her series on Personal Power and this week, Becoming your own best friend… a very important relationship. Head over to check out Toni Pike’s Books

Thank you very much for your visits, comments and shares to social media, as always it is appreciated ♥

On with the show…

The Big Band Era with William Price King and Sally Cronin – 1940s – Kate Smith, Glenn Miller with Ray Eberle, Carolina Shag dancing

William Price King Meets Music Legends – #Jazz – Diana Krall Part Three – The New Millennium

Personal Power – Become Your Own Best Friend by Toni Pike

Podcast #Poetry – The Night Sky and Creatures of the Night by Sally Cronin

Something to think about – The R’s of Life – Relationships Part Three – Romance – Expectations and Observations by Sally Cronin

The Body our Greatest Asset – The Circulatory System – Part One – How does Blood circulate by Sally Cronin

Food Snippets – Pineapple for bruises, prunes as a fat substitute

#Memoir #History – .You Can Take The Girl From The Prairie: Stories about growing up on the Canadian prairies by Darlene Foster

Previous Reviews from 2022 – #Biography #WWI, Queen Victoria, #Adventures, Lucky Jack by S. Bavey

New Book on the Shelves – #Catlovers – Happiness Is A Warm Cat by Emily Gmitter and Zoe the Fabulous Feline

#Reviews Lauren Scott, #Alligators Marcia Meara, #Familytrees Story Reading Ape and Traci Kenworth, #Potato Rolls Dorothy Grover Read, #OnlyChildren Gwen Plano #StoryEmpire

Meet the Authors 2023 – #Contemporary #Romance Stevie Turner, #’Thriller #Mystery Gwen M. Plano, #WWII #Thriller Allan Hudson

#Poetry Harmony Kent, #Poetry M. J. Mallon, #Historical #Family #Romance C.E. Robinson

Hosts Sally Cronin and Debby Gies – Ravens and Blessings

Hosts Sally Cronin and Debby Gies – Sourdough and Facebook chain letter


Thank you for dropping in today and I hope you will join me again next week.. Sally.

48 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Weekly Round Up – 15th – 20th May 2023 – New Kitchen, Collaborators, Diana Krall, Personal Power, Podcast, Circulatory System, Book Reviews, Bloggers and Funnies

  1. Sally, your new kitchen is gorgeous. It must be fun to fill the shelves and plan new culinary adventures. Thank you for sharing and thank you for including me in your Roundup. I’m honored to be among so many talented folks. Wouldn’t it be incredible to actually meet each other? ❤️

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  2. Sal, thanks again for another fabulously fun and informative week here. And thanks for sharing my weekly posts here too. Loving the new look in your kitchen! I hope you both enjoy it well. Happy cooking in your new kitchen look! ❤ xx

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  3. It was a bit of an odd week and different to the norm.
    But I think I did manage to check in.
    Always a good balance of information, fun and music as well as smiles along the way.
    Thank you

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  4. Your new kitchen looks fabulous, Sally… love the colour…Happy cooking and eating Sally…Thank you in advance for rewinding my A-Z its been great for me to recap looking forward to rereading X,Y and Z…I will be home on the 28th and looking forward to blogging again after my break which has been so lovely..long walks and lovely chats with my darling daughter after so long plus now I have lost weight I can raid her wardrobe-big smile-I hope you have a fabulous week…we are off in about an hour to pull cray pots I have been living on beautiful fresh cray(rock lobster) almost every day…I never ever thought I would see Donna as a deck hand but she loves it now she has found her sea legs…Big Hugs xxx

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