Category Archives: food

Price hikes, again!

I had a little bit of shopping to do today and took the time to have a look round the shelves to see what was available. Lots of Christmas stuff reduced by up to 50%, but I don’t want any … Continue reading

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5 Ways You Enjoy French Bread

Dr Tanya is our host for the 5 Things Tuesday challenge, You can join in here Hubby and I both love garlic bread, though he can’t eat it anymore because it’s too hard for him, even dunked in soup. When … Continue reading

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Caught again

Hubby is very partial to gingernut biscuits. So am I for that matter, and Maya too. We have a small tupperware type box that is ideal to hold the 30 gingernut biscuits in a packet, though we had noticed that … Continue reading

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5 Fusion foods

Dr Tanya is our host for the 5 things prompt. Join in here She says: 5 Things Tuesday is back. Today I ask you to name your favourite fusion food. It’s rather fun to combine different cuisines.

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Saturday Swapit #42

It’s Saturday and welcome to Saturday Swapit where you can join in the conversation about diet pitfalls and successes, or add your ideas or opinion to the topic of the day. After years of struggling to get things right, I … Continue reading

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Off the menu

I did some shopping today and over the last few trips have noticed a few things. Prices continue to rise, but another hike of 10% overnight is simply not acceptable. The following items are now OFF my shopping list: Muffins: … Continue reading

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Cheeper to keep chickens?

When we lived in the cottage, we were given five ex-battery hens and a henhouse as a house warming gift. After a while, we wondered if it was a practical joke as apart from the benefit of eggs, the chickens … Continue reading

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5 Fave Summer Fruits 2022

Dr Tanya is our host and this week asks about our five favourite Summer fruits. Click here to join in According to my spreadsheet (I am really sad!!), I spend around £50 a month on fresh fruit and veg. Most … Continue reading

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Kitchen Fail

It doesn’t happen often and I can count on one hand the number of meals I have prepared that haven’t been enjoyable.  Today’s was one of them. Photo Dec 2021. We haven’t had a macaroni cheese for a while, so … Continue reading

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Saturday Swapit #26

Welcome to another Saturday Swapit which celebrates it’s half year anniversary this week.  Here you can let off steam, gets things off your chest and air your dietary laundry with no guilt or fear of repercussion. To join in you … Continue reading

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