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!
Two posts in two days! But I have to tell you about our attempts at chabichou (Persian feta) at home. Firstly, the overnight esky worked a treat in keeping the test water warm, so we haven’t been shopping for fish tank supplies ( see yesterday’s post if this doesn’t make sense to you) my 29… Continue reading Home cheese making
Well, things have been a bit quiet on this blog, as most of my adventures have been of a gardening nature, and I’ve been blogging those at donnadigs.wordpress.com. BUT, Mr Gorgeous and I have been on a big adventure to celebrate our (early) 25th wedding anniversary. ( Time flies when you’re having fun) As a… Continue reading In which we make……cheese!
I haven’t posted as yet about my not shopping adventures as I’ve felt like a bit of a fraud so far. After all, I did a weekly shop just before I started, so although I haven’t shopped, neither have I needed to. Now on Day 7, with a few things running low, the real fun starts. Tonight we’ll be… Continue reading Now the real challenge starts
I’ve been told that raising teenagers is a nasty business. It certainly is hard work, and a lot of talking things through, but overall we are so happy to be sharing our lives with teenagers. We were blessed recently though by the following message from our 16 year old daughter. We have a blackboard near our front door… Continue reading Teenagers
Thank you to those concerned people who have been enquiring after my health after a prolonged silence on the blog. I’m not dying, or even a little bit sick! Here are my excuses. a) Playing oboe in a school production b) students and kids in the local eisteddfod c) casual teaching work aplenty d) painting a… Continue reading In which I explain that I’m not sick, merely busy (Gingerbread without eggs)
I had a new helper in the kitchen today. My nephew came to visit from country Western Australia, and since we were the only two up at the crack of dawn, we cooked together. Today’s recipe was “Putties”. I have never heard of these biscuits before, and an internet search brought up nothing, other than… Continue reading Putties (the family comes to stay from WA)