What I rushed back out to buy...
Friday at work, we took a few of the children out for a walk to the local shops. We went in a charity shop and I saw... something I have wanted for a long time, and everytime I saw it, it was either sold already or not for sale...
So after ... Read more
Picture you wish you could scratch'n'sniff... and todays plans...
This is my christmas cake just started!
raisins, sultanas and currants
dried pinapple, mango, apricot, pear, apple
Actual rind strips of a lemon a... Read more
Organic Delivery Box Week 13
Banana's, apples and oranges.
Aubergine, spring onions, leeks, peppers, mini tomatoes, spinach and savoy.
The spring onions are covered in dirt *laughs* I had to ... Read more
At work, when I went for the trial sessions before they hired me, one of the things the room leader said she liked about me was my big smiles.
A couple of the children have said I was smiley and one of my group drew my picture for me includ... Read more
Uniform! and where is the snail?
I got my uniform at last today!
It arrived just before lunch, so decided to not change to get covered in chicken pie, mashed potatoes and yogurt!
So tomorrow I get to wear it!
On another note, the giant land snails we have decided... Read more
Excited about cooking at the weekend...
Im making my Christmas Cake!!!
For those who dont understand why now... in England, we have a tradition of making a christmas cake months ahead to allow it to mature and every other weekend, you "feed" it with more brandy/whisky to make it... Read more
Winston Churchill, sweet buns and the biggest book shop in Europe...
... and I didn't buy a book!
Yesterday we went to Foyles, 5 floors of books on every subject imginable, but we are both so used to hunting down bargains we don't like paying full cover prices for books! So we didn't buy anything! Did buy a ... Read more
Organic Delivery Box Week 12
Mango! Muscatel grapes (OMG so tasty!) and english apples.
Peppers, vine tomatoes, spinach, onions, romaine, courgettes, broccoli and a free bag of parsley... no idea what to do with that as I dont like the taste of fresh parsley!
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Cookery at work!
I mentioned to my head of room I enjoyed cooking and she said it could be my project to do a cooking activity each week with the children.
Last week, i just did something super easy to see how they got on, we have a lot of young children. S... Read more
The difference in egg yolks.
The one on the left is from my organic delivery box, the one on the right is a free range one from the supermarket.
The difference is astounding in real life, the picture doesn't do it justice at ALL.
And they taste delicious!
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Organic Delivery Box Week 11
sweet potatoes, baby vine tomatoes, mushrooms, cucumber, runner beans, bratvia lettuce, aubergine, apples, banana and the most amzing delicious raspberries!... Read more
Um... that was just a set of cookery books... this is the rest!
That set was from St Micheals, now Marks And Spencer, I have googled and found very little information on them, I dont have a complete list of whats out there to find yet!
This is the rest of my cookery book shelf, yes I have a shelf JUST f... Read more
The set of vintage cookery books I collect...
I LOVE old cookery books, I scour charity (thrift) shops for them, I have one where seriously I dont think there is ANYTHING I would want to eat, the pictures are so yuck it looks like various alien foods.
I have some cool old slimming books,... Read more
My run route *pictures!*
This is only my half mile route since, well, you have to go back don't you! And Im not up to running any further yet.
Welcome to Suburbia!
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Last year my homemade Christmas cake was totally amazing, Im just planning it out now for this year.
Annoyingly though, not living next door to my parents anymore, I can't run round and borrow my Mum's bakewear and stuff.
So I need to ... Read more