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Friday, June 23, 2017      14 comments

I don't actually use Facebook, I guess I'm an odd one out of my generation not to have signed up years ago when it was small, now it feels too late, too much effort etc nor do I have any inclination to use it! But I had a mail from a Spark... Read more
2nd Cookery Challenge, catch up blog.
Thursday, June 22, 2017      11 comments

The big batch cook I did included 2 new recipes. 28th recipe, marrow curry 29th recipe, dal with almond milk and making the food for Summer Solstice celebration... 30th recipe, sunblush tomato bread 31st recipe, Summer pudding... Read more
Summer Solstice celebrations.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017      18 comments

My daughter and I made a sun bread, with a layer of sunblushed tomatoes inside, covered in seeds, we had it with roasted peppers, hummus and cucumber. ... Read more
Cool side of the pillow...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      11 comments

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Ebony update.
Friday, June 16, 2017      12 comments

So this Original Evil of a cat (we joke she is older than the original darkness) is responding to the doubled dose of the last medication she had to try. She has to have another blood test in a month, but she put on nearly 200g in 2 weeks, posit... Read more
Here is how I batch cook... big style!
Thursday, June 15, 2017      8 comments

SOME of the things I need.... also used canned tomatoes, passata, red lentils, soya beans, adzuki beans, blackstrap molasses, almond milk.... SO man... Read more
Catching up...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017      11 comments

So I finally was able to move, with limits, after seriously hurting my neck (still no idea how) and then my daughter came down with another sickness bug. Piles of washing, had to go to my Mum's to tumble dry her little cuddly friends (soft ... Read more
Table full of delicious for the week.
Friday, June 09, 2017      15 comments

Planning on some batch cooking this week after freezer re-inventory revealed the poor state of my stock of meals! 48 meals will be added to th... Read more
UK friends try and remember this today...
Thursday, June 08, 2017      15 comments

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Couple cute pictures from Southport Food Festival.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017      19 comments

We had a nice time, got some delicious fancy balsamic vinegar from same stall as we did last year, this stuff is so good... on ice-cream!! We got blueberry-vanilla, last year we got raspberry. Also got some nice chutneys, also from same vendors ... Read more
Link: Low or no cook dinners for summer.
Friday, June 02, 2017      12 comments

... as I sit here in a vest top, blouse and thin cardigan after getting rained on shopping today! But some nice ideas here... www.buzzfeed.com/hannahl
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27th in 2nd Cookery Challenge: Lentil Loaves (made with lentil flour)
Thursday, June 01, 2017      14 comments

I have this older health food book and I was intrigued by a recipe for Lentil Loaf made by grinding raw dried lentils into flour first instead of using cooked ones. I have been meaning to try this recipe for hmmm... about 3 years *laughs* A... Read more
26th in 2nd Cookery Challenge: Tex-mex style salad
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      15 comments

From this book which set out recipes so you can cook one dish adapted for from baby to toddler to child to adult. Pretty basic recipe, but we enjoyed it ... Read more
Shopping list FORGOTTEN!
Friday, May 26, 2017      13 comments

I am so used to planning whole week of every meal and planning my shopping list and sticking to it... But this morning I was to preoccupied thinking about parking (super road works mean nobody can park on fronts of our houses) and I FORGOT MY LI... Read more
Are we seeing the light after chicken pox?
Thursday, May 25, 2017      12 comments

I collect vintage books, and have a delightful 1930's (I believe, no date, but hair/makeup looks it and references to health care being paid for etc) book about Motherhood. In my stir crazy state (as I am not irresponsible enough to take my... Read more

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