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New ceilings and old favourites

Yesterday, SIL-to-be plastered our ceiling. Not much to look at in a picture, but another big step forward. The de-humidifier has been running, but the windows were still streaming this morning. It all takes a while to dry out. Walls next! Lunchtime, I got back from... read more

Things I am going to try this week

I have just been doing my meal planning for the week and this week, I shall be trialling some recipes from Miss South’s book, Slow Cooked. The book is packed with delicious sounding recipes and I’m pretty sure some of them will cost out to our budget, or... read more

The cutest teeny tiny christmas stockings

Saw these cutest of cute little knitted mini Christmas Stockings on Elaine Colliar’s blog, Mortgage Free In Three on Monday.  I made the tiny pink one, and will be making a tiny toy to go in it so that DGD can give it to her dolly. How cute is that! Then I... read more

Pumpkins, crowbars and autumn leaves

Went to Sharnfold Farm on Wednesday to do some pumpkin carving and go on a Zombie walk with DD1 and DGD. Last year it was freezing cold and pouring with rain. This year it was pleasantly mild and absolutely torrentially raining.  My top half was dry with my walking... read more

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Blogs I Follow

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  • Frugal Queen
  • JACK MONROE: COOK, CAMPAIGNER, GUARDIAN COLUMNIST, MOTHER, AUTHOR, ETC.
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  • Larder Love
  • Marmaduke Scarlet
  • Green Kitchen Stories
  • MsMarmiteLover
  • The Curry Guy - Great Curry Recipes Blog

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