Category Archives: food

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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It’s official: prices are going up

Following on from my post a couple of days ago about rising prices I was reading this article this morning (source) which added fuel to my argument (not that anything will change, but hey). This is my amended calculations with the … Continue reading

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Saturday Swapit #23

Welcome to another Saturday Swapit. Last week’s theme was about having the nibbles and not being aware of how much we were eating whilst occupied with watching TV or reading. Some great comments were left and you can check them … Continue reading

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It’s not just prices that are rising

So is our anger. Yet there is nothing we can do except what everyone else is, and manage the best we can. Being on a limited and fixed income has been our way of life for years. Neither of us … Continue reading

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5 “Cheat Day” Foods

Today Dr Tanya is asking us about our five favourite cheat foods. Check out her original post and choices here I have to admit to having a lot more than five! One of the diets that was popular years ago … Continue reading

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Saturday Swapit #12

Welcome to Saturday Swapit, a forum where you can share success stories and perhaps those not quite successful as well as thoughts and ideas on the subject of food and diets.  Hopefully this will be seen as a means of … Continue reading

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Sunday Poser # 71

Sadje is our host for the Sunday Poser prompts. Today is What’s your favorite dessert? How often do you indulge your craving for this dessert? For years, my favourite dessert was black forest gateau, then I discovered the delights of … Continue reading

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Saturday Swapit #9

Welcome to the Saturday Swapit forum where you can share ideas, success stories and those not quite successful in support of others who may well be experiencing the same pitfalls you have had. If you’d like to join in, simply … Continue reading

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