Category Archives: food

Shopping comparisons

I haven’t done one of these for a while, but a lot of that is because the way we shop has changed since Hubby’s op in 2020 and then Covid took hold so I am now doing a bulk shop … Continue reading

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Saturday Swapit #5

Welcome to Saturday Swapit where you are invited to join in with the chosen topic, have a good moan about your frustrations or provide tips and recipes for keeping on track for weight control. Write a post about your experiences … Continue reading

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Saturday Swapit #4

Hello! Welcome to another Saturday Swapit where readers are invited to share their experiences, good or bad, in the diet stakes and offer any tips or recipes to keep boredom at bay and resolve intact. To join in, write a … Continue reading

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Headline Catcher : 23rd January

Readers familiar with my blog know we live on a tight budget and I am Queen of the Spreadsheets. I have one for the accounts, one for the house, one for food, one for the car, one for utilities………. you … Continue reading

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Saturday Swapit #3

Here we are with another Saturday Swapit which I hope readers are finding supportive, helpful and interesting. There are so many reasons why despite our best intentions, something crops up and we find ourselves reaching for the biscuit tin or … Continue reading

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That Marshmallow Moment

Yee-ha!! I’ve done it. Smacked my target right in the face and that marshmallow is history. I was also equally thrilled to read this yesterday, another little snippet from Carolyn. However: The scales were feeling friendly, Smiling from the floor … Continue reading

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The Professional Shepherd’s Pie

Hubby was watching a professional chef on Youtube this morning making a shepherd’s pie. He was so taken with it, he bookmarked the page so that I could watch it. Somehow he knew what my reaction would be, and apparently … Continue reading

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Such a sweet treat

OK, I admit it. I’ve succumbed and reached for the chocolate covered marzipan for a sweet treat. Sad news is that the bar is 175g not 125g as I thought, and each 25g attracts 5½ syns. However, to show willing … Continue reading

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5 Fave Winter Holiday Snacks

Dr Tanya is our host for the 5 Things series. This week she asks us to name five snacks that you enjoy during the holiday season. You can find out her favourites and join in here In the winter and … Continue reading

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The Aftermath of Celebrations

I originally posted this in 2016 and have already reblogged it, but being aware that there was a SW group weigh in this morning, I expect this is ringing true for many. I got on the scales this morning and … Continue reading

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