What I Love About Christmas Week

What I Love About Christmas Week

I love this week! Christmas Week, (I think of it in┬ácapitals!) ┬áthe week before Christmas. It holds one of my favourite days, the shortest day. This means that Spring, is┬ájust around the corner, longer, warmer days, and an evening that doesn’t make me feel shut...
Mixed veg Dahl that turned into Dahl soup

Mixed veg Dahl that turned into Dahl soup

Had an experiment that turned out lovely today. I intended to make a Dahl, but it ended up as Dahl soup because I added too much water. There were the stalks and stems from an entire cauliflower in the fridge, and I thought it would make a delicious Dahl, with some...
A long walk, lost keys and no mince pies

A long walk, lost keys and no mince pies

I was going to write today about how much cheaper it is to make mince pies, along with a couple of variations. I was going to do it after getting back from a U3A walk, which was lovely. We went up onto the Downs, up some steep climbs (good for my fitness, which is...

Those questions

These questions have been going round blogland lately. I’ve read them here and there, so I thought I’d have a go. The ones asking if I have a gun, like hotdogs or KoolAid, make me wonder if it started in America? Oh yes, it must have done, my spellchecker...
Zombie burgers using dead bread

Zombie burgers using dead bread

Tried the first experiment with reviving dead bread stored as breadcrumbs today.  Had a look in the fridge and found a few bits and pieces that I thought would work, got a bag of breadcrumbs out of the freezer and had a play. I have set out below what I used to give...
Reverse Advent – batch one

Reverse Advent – batch one

I actually got up in the loft today and sorted out a load of ‘stuff’. I’m trying to concentrate on getting rid of a lot more stuff this month, following Sue’s Reverse Advent challenge. I found a bag of five pairs of shoes. Why did I put them in...
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