This really should be in another blog, simply entitled “Donna is playing”! I’ve been doing an online watercolour card making class, and having been squeezing in some card making time at night. It’s been so good to get my crafty self out from under mothballs, and play. The class, with the exception of one or… Continue reading Getting crafty
There’s not even anyone I can blame. I’m the culprit. I was grabbing a roast for our Mexican feast (more about that in a minute) and only almost shut the door. The result was that on Sunday we had a lots of just cold meat, and defrosted berries and (Mr Gorgeous’s main concern) melted ice… Continue reading Day 20. The freezer door gets left open.
We ran out of milk and cereal, so in keeping with my promise to the family I have purchased milk and said favourite cereal. $13 spent, and I’m wondering how my kids got the taste for such expensive cereal. (Actually that happened almost a week ago, but I’ve been putting off telling you all) Other… Continue reading Day Fifteen (I’ve shopped)
It’s all biscuits and no cakes from here on. (Although I do have baking powder, so I can make SR flour at a pinch!)
There’s nothing like putting your intentions out on the internet to get the creative juices flowing. I’ve been cooking up a storm, baking bread,cooking soup, and bottling beetroot. Day two I cooked this lot up to be a tomato, broad bean and basil pasta. I also made pumpkin soup for the weekend. I like making… Continue reading Day three. A cooking frenzy.
It’s on again. My “don’t buy food for a month” challenge. Once again, my freezer is full of food, and once again my cupboards are full of things that I always mean to get to, but never do. So, May will be a month of eating from home. Tonight we had pumpkin risotto. Funnily enough, I’ve… Continue reading Around again!
Dinner has been decided on. So I go out into the garden with my basket to dig the spuds. And return with this. So as well as the tomatillo salsa, I think I’d better do a tomato sauce as well.Perhaps with chilli. Especially as my window sill already looks like this I have some onions… Continue reading Dinner, Donna style. Baked potatoes.