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Non-Alcoholic Party Drinks
I drink red wine with food but nothing else, - no beer, cider, spirits, liqueurs. I do like non alcoholic cocktails, mocktails. I like the idea of the TV show.
Veronica, 12 days ago
Non-Alcoholic Party Drinks
For years we have had a series called 2 for the Road on a local television news. It always has 12 featured drinks, with a well-known personality presenting each. Usually entertainers, sports figures, and religious leaders take part. The ...
blackspanielgallery, 12 days ago
Non-Alcoholic Party Drinks
BSG Excellent. I do like your advice about making alcohol style drinks too attractive to children. My husband and sons don't drink alcohol so these are especially useful ideas. I always do a fruit punch on Christmas Eve as an option with ...
Veronica, 12 days ago
Don't get fat this Christmas
Crustless quiche Dec 2019's addition for low fat Christmas food is added above.
Veronica, 12 days ago
The Christmas Season Goes Past Christmas
First, southern Louisiana has a large Catholic population, but not northern Louisiana. The cake is called a King Cake here, and a doll is hidden in it. We associate this tradition with Mardi Gras, a holiday with Catholic roots, so it is a ...
blackspanielgallery, 12 days ago
The Christmas Season Goes Past Christmas
blackspanielgallery, Thank you for the photos, practicalities and products. Does Louisiana conserve the French traditions of faire une galette de rois, trouver la fève, tirer le roi ou bien la reine about the hidden surprise within the Epiphany ...
DerdriuMarriner, 12 days ago
Elenydd: quiet beauty at the heart of Wales
Thanks Derdriu. On this side of the pond the nearest feature to a vernal pool is a turlough, a fluctuating pool in limestone country. Turloughs are found in the West of Ireland. We have suffered occasional drying up of chalk streams, which ...
frankbeswick, 13 days ago
Elenydd: quiet beauty at the heart of Wales
Vernal pools are ephemeral pools that lack permanent fish populations and suffer periodic drying-up. They have signature animals and plants that vary geographically. Here, they interest American toads; bullfrogs, gray treefrogs, chorus, green, ...
DerdriuMarriner, 13 days ago
Elenydd: quiet beauty at the heart of Wales
The underworld was not seen negatively by people who revered caves as sacred, liminal spaces. Plyn is an anglicization of pum, which means five. Limmon comes from the Welsh word for beacon and is found in the Scottish Ben Lomond, which means ...
frankbeswick, 14 days ago
Restoration at Kew Gardens: the temperate house
I don't know whether there were set aside plants or what happened to the sprayed ones. My father was due to be flown out when he was asked to check that nothing had been accidentally left, but the plane took off without him. When I said that ...
frankbeswick, 14 days ago
Elenydd: quiet beauty at the heart of Wales
frankbeswick, Thank you for the participation in the Green Desert perambulation, the practicalities and the products. There are some interesting articles about Elen of the Ways online. They describe her positively. So is the underworld ...
DerdriuMarriner, 14 days ago
Restoration at Kew Gardens: the temperate house
frankbeswick, Did the Channel Isles head gardener manage to set aside back-up plants? Do we know what happened to the sulfuric acid-sprayed plants? (The actor Richard Harris said in the film that he described as the one he wished he'd never ...
DerdriuMarriner, 14 days ago
Restoration at Kew Gardens: the temperate house
Derdriu When Hitler was planning to invade Britain he ordered our future Gauleiter to draw up plans for what to steal. That they would have stolen plant collections is shown by the fact that when the Nazis took the Channel Isles they ordered ...
frankbeswick, 16 days ago
Restoration at Kew Gardens: the temperate house
frankbeswick, Thank you for the information and for the insight into why Nazis would spare Kew. Kew survival makes me think of another example of plant survival, but as among processed foods for Brits. Chris Barton, in Dazzle Ships: World War I ...
DerdriuMarriner, 16 days ago
Why Are Elephants Endangered Species - Facts About Elephants, Their Behavior and Habitats
WriterArtist, Thank you for the photos, practicalities and products. Did you read about elephants dying trying to save a baby elephant and one another at the Khao Yai National Park waterfall? They exhibited grief, as elephants always are known ...
DerdriuMarriner, 16 days ago

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