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The Love Blog

In a recent flash of sanity the realisation struck me that swine flu is spreading and the media hyperbole has got me all worried and now I'm considering a different outlook on what to put here, different to the cynical antisocial rants and just plain insane pieces. 

Things Granny Knew: How To Make A Tomato Sauce

Things Granny Knew: How To Make A Tomato Sauce

Cooked tomato sauce as the basis for lots of different meals is a useful recipe to know.

Low Fat Or Low Carb Cookbook Options

Low Fat Or Low Carb Cookbook Options

Australian Women’s Weekly, 501 Low Fat recipes, Southern Publishers

Australian Women’s Weekly, 501 Low Carb recipes, Southern Publishers

Location Location Location?

Location Location Location?

 The old saying 'location location location' has rung true in the ears of New Zealanders for decades.

Honey Company Welcomes Discovery Of Manuka Tree Link To Active Ingredient

Honey Company Welcomes Discovery Of Manuka Tree Link To Active Ingredient

The only company to certify the active ingredient in its manuka honey products has welcomed the Waikato University discovery of a compound in New Zealand manuka tree nectar which converts to the honey’s antibacterial constituent.

Being Pregnant in Nelson

Being Pregnant in Nelson

This is a strange blog. I’m supposed to write about travel...but it seems there is limited information out there in cyberspace about being pregnant in regional New Zealand.

To Breed or Not to Breed?

To Breed or Not to Breed?

 Are you at that 20-something-ish age where people you know have started to sporadically pop out kids, get married, or - doubly disturbing - get married and have kids?

Recommended Reading: Home And Living

Recommended Reading: Home And Living

A Home For All Seasons - Kirstin Perers

Southern Publishers

The key to turning a house into a home doesn’t depend on the size of your budget; it comes down to small touches and simple techniques that work.

Death On A Plate

This morning I found a job advertisment on Trade Me

- yes, still looking for that perfect place . . .

Mileage Tax Fairer Than Petrol Tax

Mileage Tax Fairer Than Petrol Tax

Terrapass, one of Cityhop’s favourite sites for good ideas on being more sustainable recently had a blog on  a milage tax  - a system of charging per kilometre instead of a tax on petrol at the pump as a way to fund transportat