Crispy Lemon Skin and refurbished pots

Crispy Lemon Skin and refurbished pots

Crispy Lemon Skin I read recently about crisping up lemon skins by frying them. I can’t remember now where it was. I’ve just googled and there are a few places that talk about it, but can’t find the one where I saw it. Anyway, I thought it sounded...
Changes in the garden and a walk by the sea

Changes in the garden and a walk by the sea

Changes in the garden The apple tree above has masses of beautiful blossom,  hopefully, the apples will follow eventually. Been having a lovely time planting and tidying in the garden this week. Gradually getting it into shape. Mike has been doing some paving and...
Bargain picture frames, book clubs and the Heffle Fair

Bargain picture frames, book clubs and the Heffle Fair

Bargain picture frames I picked up 2 sets of painted picture frames in the charity shop recently. Last year, I bought an RHS diary, and liked it so much I got another one for this year. They are packed with beautiful line drawings and I thought those frames would make...
Books, bonding, scarecrows and demos

Books, bonding, scarecrows and demos

Although I’ve been cutting back on the things I do, this week in the month is a busy one. Monday This Monday was Easter Monday of course, so a bit different one to usual. Tuesday On Tuesday it was the monthly U3A meeting. This week we had an apiarist as the...
Easter Fun, Easter Eggs and half price posh chocolate

Easter Fun, Easter Eggs and half price posh chocolate

How’s your Easter going? We decided to get a leg of lamb on Friday and drove to Aldi at Bexhill to pick one up. But we’d left it too late and they’d sold out, no matter. The shop was completely rammed! We got a couple of other things instead and...
Lots of vegetables, houses, birthdays and plants

Lots of vegetables, houses, birthdays and plants

I have got SO much to tell you! Can’t believe it’s been a week again! Tuesday On Tuesday – the U3A cookery group came to my house and as last month, I got them to explore more recipes using lots of vegetables. We did the Avocado, Orange and Tomato...
I’ve found a new favourite thing!

I’ve found a new favourite thing!

Had a lovely day yesterday. The sun was shining, it was a beautiful day and I had arranged to spend it with my eldest, her husband and daughter. We walked along the cliffs at the Bede’s end of Eastbourne. Granddaughter was riding her scooter and generally...

New Meal Plan for the Easter week, £1.27 pppd

Have posted a new meal plan for the Easter week. I publicised it on Twitter and Facebook, but yesterday I got worried that you might not have seen it, so in case you’re not on either of those, or didn’t see it, I’ve put the link here too. Doing this...
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