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Birthday Girl 2023!

I have had a wonderful day today, spoilt rotten, and the day has been spent in good company. Lunch was ginger and pineapple chicken, something that is easy to make and not too time consuming, followed by cheesecake. I used … Continue reading

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Sunday Confessionals : Love what you create

This week, Oloriel says: I would like to invite you to share whichever of your creations that you want created whenever. Only requirement is that your creation is dear to you, and you want to share it. I was never … Continue reading

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Today is Monday Dec 6th

It is 1.30 in the afternoon and it’s chucking it down with rain outside. Apparently we can expect this to last until this evening, so going for a walk later is doubtful. Having felt out of sorts yesterday, I had … Continue reading

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Toad in the Hole

We Brits may seem to have some odd eating habits, but Toad in the Hole is a family favourite, and one I used to do quite often when I was bringing up a family. It was cheap and filling, and … Continue reading

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Dinner experiment

Having discovered to my shock that the cornish pasties I’ve taken a shine to have a whopping 28 syns, even if I had one on my double syn day, they are still too high and therefore off the menu. Bummer. … Continue reading

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Lunch today, 20th December

What to do with four rashers of bacon and little else. Hm. I had some white rolls, but bacon butties for a main meal didn’t seem very filling. No mushrooms left, and I didn’t fancy beans, tatty cake, or fried … Continue reading

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What to do with ‘bits’ of veg

Have you ever wondered what to do with the small pieces of frozen veg like cauliflower and broccoli that aren’t small enough to throw away but too small to be put on a dinner plate as a side? Bake………. or … Continue reading

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Today’s consolation prize

I baked. I was so fed up after today’s events and Hubby was yummy hungry, so I make rock buns. I made 8 (and a small loaf cake which when cool was wrapped in greaseproof paper and put in the … Continue reading

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My contribution to the Great Bloggers Bake Off

Today I cooked a McCheese for Hubby and a tomato pasta for me, so as they were ‘fresh dishes’ I took pictures to submit for the bake off challenge. I soaked the pasta in boiling water while making the … Continue reading

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Two Meat Free!

I wasn’t sure what to do for lunch today, but Hubby said he fancied something light with rice, so not having taken anything out of the freezer last night or having any salad stuff left, I opted for old reliable: … Continue reading

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