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Read this and try not to cry, then find out your local angel tree donation point...
Monday, November 13, 2017      10 comments

tmas-gift-tag-donations/ I am welling back tears and explaining to my husband exactly why right now. Please find your local organisation for this, last year my ... Read more
Christmas baking!
Friday, November 10, 2017      19 comments

My little girl helped me make mince pies to freeze ... Read more
41st in 2nd Cookery Challenge: Jamie Oliver, Super Food Family Classics
Thursday, November 09, 2017      11 comments

OK, this is another repeated book! But I don't apologise for re-using such a great book! Scuffy Winter Lasagne This recipe I picked had, well, several tweaks along the way, quorn instead of chicken and bacon, and instead of using my ex... Read more
Re-inventoried my outside freezer today, since the weather is rubbish!
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      15 comments

This is how I inventory my freezers, I have a mini one inside and a chest freezer outside. This image is from last time I did it, now the lists are ... Read more
Link: Easy lower carb dishes.
Monday, November 06, 2017      15 comments

m#.ooy0lp9kL4 I love doing pan roast veg and a simple protein. ... Read more
Urgh a week past time change nearly and I am not adapting!
Friday, November 03, 2017      16 comments

I think this way is harder! In Spring, you are forced awake earlier and just have to suck it up, and then you are so tired, you fall into the new bedtime ok. This way you "get a lie in" *falls around laughing as does every other parent... Read more
Tiger Who Came To Tea!
Thursday, November 02, 2017      13 comments

y/ We went to see the live stage adaptation of The Tiger Who Came To Tea. It was very good! We loved it, my little girl was so so excited by it all, the tiger was brilliant. It was the ... Read more
We walked The Blackpool Illuminations tonight.
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      13 comments

ackpool_Illuminations This is the town where I live! The promenade is lit with thousands of lights and you can walk or drive them. My little girl had an amazing time, she loved it. She wore ... Read more
40th in 2nd Cookery Challenge: Libby's Pumpkin Pie
Tuesday, October 31, 2017      14 comments

I'm sure this recipe is nothing new to a lot of people in the US... But we don't eat this here in the UK really. I made wholemeal orange pastry and t... Read more
39th in 2nd Cookery Challenge: Own recipe
Friday, October 27, 2017      12 comments

Spiced red cabbage, with onions, spices and apple, we had half with ghee roasted brussel sprouts and bacon, and the rest with roasted pumpkin and sa... Read more
2 miles in the park...
Monday, October 23, 2017      17 comments

As a reward for going to bed properly every night for a week, I took my little girl to the park to feed the ducks, geese and swans. The geese where a bit... Read more
So what happened to my eye?
Thursday, October 19, 2017      14 comments

My Dad has been sawing all the wood for the new kitchen outside on our patio area, and now he is done, I used his industrial hoover to clean it all up, however the winds from Hurricane Ophelia where starting to gust as I was doing it and I got a... Read more
38th in 2nd Cookery Challenge: Green tomato chili
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      8 comments

So this year our growing was... well, a disaster really. Very few strawberries, our cucumbers looked amazing but where inedibley bitter, pumpkins ro... Read more
Monday, October 16, 2017      16 comments

So for my birthday I cooked my own cake (more apple than cake, spicy and delicious) ad cooked a full roast dinner for my parents and husband, me and my little girl! I did NOT do any dishes!! Now thats a birthday treat! So I got to have... Read more
YAY cooker!
Thursday, October 12, 2017      14 comments

...and YAY kitchen ....and YAY dining room! Hours of cleaning this morning (still only 40 minutes walking according to my phone step tracker) and I have a dining room back, dry cleaned the carpet, then washed all the things off the plate ... Read more

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