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  • eBiking [now with picture]

    11/19/2017 7:30:26 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    I wrote a blog about this and it just... disappeared! Have you tried eBiking? DH & I went for an excursion yesterday and it was the best fun... Read more

  • Spring has truly sprung and there is so much to do.

    11/4/2017 3:42:40 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Hello strangers! I've been flat out lately, and neglecting all things Sparky. Working very hard in my garden, which is in its second flush of ... Read more

  • What if I can ...

    11/3/2017 5:38:14 PM, by BARCLE

    ... I'm not thinking 'what if I can't', but 'what if I can'? Just a ramble blog but I think what my thoughts identify is that I am not scare... Read more

  • All of my fat cells ....

    11/1/2017 2:05:37 AM, by BARCLE

    ... hurt! They jiggled, joggled, gurgled, galumphed about in a very ungainly manner, wobbled, and thumped up and down as one solid mass, and - d... Read more

  • Fifi fizzing

    10/17/2017 1:55:40 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Have you ever had kvass? There is a company in NZ making it, and DH likes it. The brand he drinks is called Brod. It comes in nice bottles and t... Read more

  • I couldn't help it, I gave in to my craving ...

    10/15/2017 8:20:54 PM, by BARCLE

    ... for a mediterranean salad I know right?!!!!!? 'salad?', you're asking yourself (that's what I'm asking myself too) salad??... Read more

  • Oh...what have I been doing?

    10/13/2017 2:57:34 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Relaxing! Things are quiet at work and he weather hasn't been conducive to gardening so I have been tending my microgreens and kinda tidying and... Read more

  • Raining

    10/6/2017 8:46:26 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    The forecast is for a rainy weekend, so I cleaned out the freezer. We've been eating out of it and have nearly got to the bottom. I made soup and... Read more

  • The weather bounces

    10/5/2017 3:14:55 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    ..from 20 degrees to 14, this is truly spring. Many plants have been planted, including another three potatoes in a container. Basil is everywher... Read more

  • Being inspired

    10/2/2017 5:53:01 PM, by ANIHAKA

    Decided to put in some exercises and practice what I've read from other peoples blogs and words of wisdom. I will help my husband to help m... Read more

  • Spring

    9/29/2017 2:21:18 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    The election is done and we are waiting for the final count. We don't have a government yet and there is no clear winner. So a period of peace an... Read more

  • My present predicament

    9/25/2017 2:20:02 PM, by ANIHAKA

    My husband and I left the comfort of home (New Zealand) bound for Europe in early June 2017. We travelled to China first and had a beautiful ... Read more

  • Harrowing

    9/21/2017 4:21:31 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Oh, Sparkies, I feel so petty this evening, after my last grizzly blog. Such a harrowing thing at work. A poor demented man set himself on fire o... Read more

  • The future

    9/18/2017 9:55:54 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    We have an election this weekend and the next day is the beginning of spring daylight saving. I HATE daylight saving as I am a morning pers... Read more

  • All is OK

    9/18/2017 2:20:29 AM, by BRASYANN7

    Still have a long way to go. Stamina is improving fitness getting there, weight loss not so good... Read more

  • New toy

    9/15/2017 11:37:42 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    I bought myself a little present, an aromatherapy diffuser Read more

  • Spring birthday

    9/13/2017 3:36:23 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    There are many birthdays in September in my neck of the woods including DH's birthday today. I bought him a new toy, a water flosser. Do you ha... Read more

  • Walking like a little old lady

    9/10/2017 2:44:02 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    I was in the garden at 7am determined to sort out the terrace I was working on. Forecast was for rain later in the day and I was on a mission. Ya... Read more

  • Garden minutiae

    9/9/2017 2:58:27 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Sparkies I feel a bit sheepish. I looked back on my blogs and they are all the same, gardening, microgreens, sprouts - this is my life. And he... Read more

  • Indoor garden

    9/3/2017 6:14:08 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Here's my kitchen garden. It's messing up my kit... Read more

  • Springing ...

    9/3/2017 12:37:19 AM, by BARCLE

    ... into action this Spring. That's right - Spring. It's Spring, Spring, Spring, Spring here in New Zealand. So far this month (okay it's... Read more

  • Microgreen salad

    9/1/2017 10:31:34 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Today I made a garden salad that I grew myself. It had baby silver beet, beetroot leaves, rocket, calendula, parsley, mint, broad bean tips, and ... Read more

  • Microgreens

    8/26/2017 1:44:01 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    My first planting of microgreens is coming along. They had a sudden boost when I gave them a drink of compost tea. I shall do this more often and... Read more

  • Sprouts

    8/23/2017 5:24:27 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    For the first time in some years I made sprouts and we ate them in our dinner salad. Mung bean sprouts are pretty easy. I've started some microgr... Read more

  • Glorious gardening

    8/19/2017 3:34:50 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Got in a good day's gardening yesterday. My neighbour in the middle flat helped. He wants to have a flower garden so I gave him the beds his wind... Read more

  • Gales and gardening madness

    8/16/2017 9:53:24 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Woken just now by blasts of wind. It is supposed to get to gusts of 130 kph, which is 80 mph. Windy! I hope that it will settle down but think we... Read more

  • Sring fever

    8/14/2017 12:17:21 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    It's raining off and on and when it is on it is REALLY raining. Truly, this is spring. Next will be the equinox gales. Read more

  • success, sorta :) (keto-ish after a month)

    8/13/2017 2:43:57 PM, by HAPPYKITTYNZ

    Well it's a few days off a month since my last update. I did indeed, do several keto recipes for all kinds of yummy treats, eg keto chocolate m... Read more

  • How Are You ? What are you feeling/Doing ?

    8/8/2017 10:11:32 PM, by CYBERCITYSHELL

    Hello Sparkies, Just dropping in to say hello and to not be a Spark People Recluse who doesn't make any contact anymore. I'm still doing the u... Read more

  • Spring weather

    8/8/2017 2:25:08 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Warm today but rainy, showers all through the day and if I'd been sufficiently motivated I might have got a little bit more gardening done. Here ... Read more

  • Determinedly digging

    8/7/2017 2:52:48 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Another session in the garden, a good four hours. I feel I am in a race with the spring weather to prune what needs to be pruned and get the soil... Read more

  • Nesting

    8/5/2017 8:43:55 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    I saw a fantail flying overhead with a long piece of straw in her beak. If that isn't spring I don't know what is! So I prepared a bunch of nesti... Read more

  • August

    8/1/2017 4:43:29 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Hello Sparkaroos! Golly it's cold today but that doesn't mean that spring is not in the picture, the birds insist. Also there are buds and they... Read more

  • Multitasking

    7/25/2017 3:22:55 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    What a satisfying day I had yesterday. Put on the laundry and tidied as I prepped a slow cooker meal. It was lamb shanks cooked with vegetables ... Read more

  • Going green and frugal

    7/24/2017 4:22:59 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Another fine morning and not really that cold. I think I will go to the beach for a walk today. I will take a bag along and be sure to pick ... Read more

  • Critter love

    7/22/2017 11:08:58 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    The new neighbours are so happy, and Ali, the chef bought a bag of chicken treats for the girls. They have never had such wonderful delicacies. ... Read more

  • Another windy weekend

    7/21/2017 7:03:12 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    There has been another storm, I think it is over for us now but still raging in the bottom of the South Island. Towns have been evacuated as more... Read more

  • Ouch!

    7/16/2017 10:25:08 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    I was so excited to have the space and the weather to garden I went mad and made both arms really sore. Only temporary, I'm sure. But in the mean... Read more

  • First Week Review

    7/16/2017 7:37:58 PM, by HAPPYKITTYNZ

    So I have been integrating David into the Ketogenic diet, he's clearly never counted macro's before in his life, he finds it quite... disdainful;... Read more

  • After the storm

    7/15/2017 3:50:51 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Here is a photo taken from my bathroom window of morning fog the day before the weather turned bad last week. Read more

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