winter is here and we all want to stay
inside and keep warm. Here are
some great winter warming ideas for you
and the whole family.
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for a new 'winter' hairstyle? The
Winter Beauty covers some skin care
needs for the colder months
warm inside, by the fire or heater, with
a good book from Seek
Keep your mind
and fingers busy with a
Puzzle Heaven puzzle
Buy Quick has a selection of
childrenís books available, with a flat delivery fee regardless of how many
books you order.
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Family board Games
and strategy board games are a great way to
have fun in the warmth.
Get some here at great prices from an online retailer you can trust!
Grapefruit can give a tangy scent to a
room whilst destroying the stuffy smells of
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Healthy this Winter
your vitamins online at
Winter food health
Shape Up or Lose out!
Dr Gary Egger
talks about why men need to watch how much
excess weight they carry. And points out
that it won't go away by itself.
explained so you can avid
or treat it.
Better Health Channel)
Warmth and food
in Mushroom and Paprika Sauce (source:
Homes and Gardens)
has some yummy
warm food for you to make at home.
Roast Fish and Vegies
like a great end to a winter's day!
Especially if you've been out catching
the fish yourself.
Go Grains for winter comfort food
talks about healthy winter eating
before giving some more winter warming
Turnip, Carrot and split pea soup
mmmmm, just imagine a big bowl of soup
for lunch when it's pouring outside.
your wine online
- and avoid the rain, hail and storms! Maybe
try some mulled wine, too.
presents some interesting winter eating
Peanut soup may be just the new
dish you're looking for this winter!
Mind you don't serve it to anyone with
an allergy though.
The Peanut Van)
is an easy,
modern desert to end a warm dinner.
Baked Chocolate Custard
what a yummy way to spend a winter's
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Winter fun and entertainment
How about a traditional Christmas
July - those roasts have more
appeal in July than December in
because it's colder doesn't mean
Australian sport stops! For results and
other sporting information, try the
Save time sport guide.
up with some magazines and a hot cuppa!
Magazine subscriptions available online
Fun for Kids Festival in
Warrnambool mixes sport, craft, theatre,
ballet, opera, baking and more for 9
party games at home to amuse the
kids and their friends.
Cycling training in winter can
be fun and rewarding; why not give it a
For those in WA - try the
web site for places to visit during winter.
by Rates for last minute accommodation
ideas this winter.
Winter in the outdoors!
The cold days of winter are anything but a quiet time in the gardenerís calendar
..... itís one of the most productive times of year because itís the best time
to plan for the year ahead and make changes in your garden. Read
Winter Rose Planting
Roses are one of the most common flowers
in our gardens, and winter is the best
time to plant and trim them.
So many Australian plants are at their best in winter, and it is probably
because most of the worldís warm climate plants receive most of their rainfall
in summer, whereas in temperate and arid Australia, most of the yearís rainfall
occurs in winter. Read
Children love to run, shout and
play, but that's harder to manager
throughout winter. There are plenty of
ways to entertain children in winter,
both indoors and out. Here are some
ideas and tips to get you started...
Energy Efficient Tips for Winter
helps you stay warm without wasting a
cent on excess heating.
Prepare for a safe winter as the
fire risk drastically increase with the
drop in temperature.
sports and cold related injuries
outlines some common winter injuries and
how to avoid getting them.
Better Health Channel)
- heading for the snow this winter? take
note of these tips to protect your eyes.
Winter often brings colds, bronchitis
and other problems solved by medicines
and cough syrups. No matter how good a
medicine is, it can be dangerous to
Read more about winter dangers.
Laughter is the sun that drives
winter from the human face
Precious Water flexible tanks - catch that winter rain!
If we had no winter, the spring
would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity
would not be so welcome
- Anne Bradstreet (1612 - 1672)
In the depths of winter I finally
learned there was in me an invincible summer
- Albert Camus (1913-1960)
I prefer winter and fall,
when you feel the bone
structure of the landscape -
the loneliness of it, the
dead feeling of winter.
Something waits beneath it,
the whole story doesn't
- Andrew Wyeth
Adversity draws men together and
produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter
produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.
Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)
Friendship that flows from the heart cannot be frozen by adversity, as the water
that flows from the spring cannot congeal in winter
kind word can warm three winter months
- Japanese proverb
BACK AND RELAX
There are three reasons for
becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you
have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that
you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings
- Quentin Crisp (1908 - 1999)
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