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Melissa’s Satisfying Salads for all weather

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    Hello, Melissa here! If like me, you’re in the UK, it usually means your salad needs to fit all weather and these ones really do. So here are 7 Summer salads for rain or shine; a delicious mix of hearty and wholesome with fresh and zesty. Lots of great ones to share as well as ones to make double and have the next day or take to a picnic. As ever, feel free to add in any ingredients you’ve got that need using up to minimise your kitchen waste and make your food go further.   1. Lentil Salad with Sumac Dressing This lentil salad with a delicious sumac dressing is a winner with everyone! If you haven’t been swayed with lentils just yet, maybe you will after this. A great hearty salad for a sunny weekend and great to take on a picnic too. Get the recipe.     2. The Big Chickpea Chopped Salad This was pretty much born out of me having an *ingredients check in* and trying to use up everything hiding in my fridge and cupboards before t

Why I love Christmas..

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image source Ahhh.. Christmas, that special time of year where family gathers in remembrance of Christ's birth. The busiest time of year for most. Many take this special day for granted. I would like to help you celebrate with a little  knowledge from so many years ago. Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. And coming in, he said to her, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” But she was very perplexed at this statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this was. The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God. “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and yo

Where I find my Inspiration

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  image source     So, here I'm here in my thoughts about what inspires me. There are many things that inspire me like one my two wonderful children. I wouldn't be who I am today if it wasn't for my children.There is always something that we don't like or not having things go our way. I myself have been through a lot of obstacles when it comes to parenting or relationships. Being a single mother is very overwhelming.Going to work, cleaning house, trying to stay on a routine. No body said parenting would be easy. I always thought to myself I wasn't being good enough for my children I thought I was doing everything wrong. Parenting doesn't come with an instruction manual, right? We just have to make the best of it. I've learned a lot along the way. I have always been the person that seemed like I wasn't good at anything. Then one day, I decided I didn't want to live my life the way it was going. I read a book called, 'Attitude is Ev