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    Summer Corn Salad

    I know I tend to harp on about this quite often, but there is simply nothing better than Summer! The feel of the sun on your skin, getting outdoors with friends and family, firing up the grill and just appreciating and enjoying what surrounds you. Coming from a country where we are outdoors 90% of the time, and where almost every meal is a celebration of sorts (a veritable feast!), I might have become a little unappreciative of the festivity that surrounded our meals. Having moved to a part of the world where the pleasures of Summer are reserved for Summer I now have a new appreciation for these things…

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    Summer Boredom Buster 2 – WATER

    There is nothing more exciting in Summer than water. After our first winter here in Michigan. We were so EAGER (an understatement) to get out of the house! Coming from South Africa, where the weather is almost always sunny, we are so used to getting out and enjoying the sun. Our first winter was a little difficult for us, but mainly for the kids. Who were not used to being “cooped” up inside for so long. But we survived. And as soon as the snow dissipated, and it was warm enough to spend a few hours outdoors, we fired up the Braai (grill)… My kids love water, and it’s one…