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Family Fun Day 4th December

Only weeks ago to the Fun day, with lots of activities planned. This will be our last event of the year and all funds raised will be going toward our camp in April 2012.
we look forward to seeing you there.

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BJDASG in the news!

If you have received the latest copy of our newsletter you would have seen that our recent donation to not only our own members, but the diabetic community at large was recently aknowledged in the Bundaberg Newsmail 27th July 2011
Check it out Here if you havn’t seen it yet.

2011 Committee

Thank you to those members who participated in the AGM and also to Jack Dempsey for allowing us to use his offices for the AGM.
The Committe for 2011 is as follows:
President: Barry Fleming
Secretary: Jan O’Loughlin
Treasurer: Tracey Fleming
Commitee Members: Miranda and Dave Holt.

New Years news

Hi Everyone. A quick update.
Hope everyone has coped with the ongoing weather onslaught in Queensland and that all our members are safe and well.
The latest newsletter (Feb 2011) has been uploaded to the website today.
The webpages will be updated over the next few weeks, with new pages, links and information. Sorry about any inconvenienced caused while this occurs.

Handy Hints 03

  • Easy Devilled Eggs – Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag.  Seal, mash till they are all broken up.  Add remainder of ingredients, reseal, keep mashing it up  mixing thoroughly, cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze mixture into egg.  Just throw bag away when done – easy clean up.
  • Reheating refrigerated bread – To warm biscuits, pancakes, or muffins that were refrigerated, place them in a microwave with a cup of water.  The increased moisture will keep the food moist and help it reheat faster.
  • Newspaper weeds away – start putting in you plants, work the nutrients in your soil.  Wet newspaper, put layers around  the plants overlapping as you go, cover with mulch and forget about weeds.  Weeds will get through some gardening plastic but they will not get through wet newspaper.

NewsMail Updates

If you’ve missed out on any of the local stories that have been in the NewsMail recently about the BJDASG … here are the links.  As you can see we’ve made quite a splash!

Splash One – The Launch

Splash Two – Easter Treats

Splash Three – New Group

Splash Four – Kids having a BLAST at the launch (You Tube) This was taken in the jumping castle filled with balloons …  and it’s a little blurry but you can see how much the kids hated doing it  😀

Wet enough yet?

If you come across something that mentions the group … please pass it on and we’ll make sure everyone sees it! 

Handy Hints 02

🙂  Add a teaspoon of water when frying ground beef.  It will help pull the grease away from the meat while cooking

🙂   To really make scramble eggs or omelettes rich add a couple of spoonfuls of sour cream, cream cheese or heavy cream in and then beat them up.

🙂  Add garlic immediately to a recipe of you want a light taste of garlic and at the end of the recipe if you want a stronger taste of garlic.

🙂   Heat up leftover pizza in a non-stick skillet on top of the stove, set hear to med-low and heat till warm.  This keeps the crust crispy.  No soggy micro pizza.

from Leanne Pearce