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Christmas Pudding

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Blog 2013 / Christmas / coins / food and diets / Friends and family / love / recipes

My mother-in-law taught me how to make Christmas Pudding in the way she prepared and cooked it every year for her husband and two sons. The responsibility was passed to me when she passed away in 2010. Each year I say I am not going to make it but I usually give in to howls of protests. The tradition of putting the coins in the puddings comes from my childhood. I have 15 x three-penny […]

Saving for a rainy day…

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Baby Boomers / beautiful / Blog 2012 / coins / collections

I went on a “retreat” a few years ago. It was about accepting “mid-life” – whatever that means! We covered a lot of ground talking about letting go of the past and looking positively to the future. I was on a pretty tight budget at the time. We talked about how we compensate for not being able to afford to do the things we would really like to do. For example we may be sad […]

Welcome to my coin collection!

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Baby Boomers / Blog 2012 / coins / collections / Geography / post cards

I have been passively collecting coins since I was quite young. I say passively because the coins have come my way (in my change or from other people) and not me seeking them out. I sorted them today for the first time. I know I should have studied but this seemed more urgent! I have coins and some notesĀ from the following countries: Australia (of course), old currency plus the decimal coins New Zealand Singapore England […]