Well, my month of no shopping is over. Despite not blogging very often, I did stick to the rules, and only bought breakfast for the family, and a little fruit. The total cost was about $45, or $1.50 a day. At the end of the month though, I haven’t been reduced to lentils and frozen… Continue reading The wrap up – May is over
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)
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.
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!