Tag Archives: food

Today’s ‘Doh’ moment

Not that long ago, our neighbour asked for assistance in opening a can of corned beef as she couldn’t get the key to work. There is a knack as you remove the key from the side of the tin, invert … Continue reading

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News article: Food diary

Hubby came across this in the online news and as you all know I am very food (and money) conscious so I thought it worthy of a post. Bearing in mind the writer works full time, but from home as … Continue reading

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Bit of a let down on several counts

Well, for a blank page of a day, it has certainly had some things in it! We got Hubby’s prescription with no trouble, then decided to stop in town and try to get him some light weight shoes. We have … Continue reading

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Has Beens

Hands up those who remember the advert in the UK Beanz meanz Heinz? As a kid, I was never a fan of beans, much preferring spaghetti but I was in a minority. If Mum could get the small tins, or … Continue reading

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Snow moon, Witchy Socks, and a Frittata

I’ve seen a couple of posts about the last picture on the camera for February. I think mine was the snow moon. One picture was taken with the flash, the other without, both before the street lights came on. It … Continue reading

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Truthful Tuesday: February 2nd, 2021

Frank aka PCGuyIV is our host for the Truthful Tuesday prompt. You can find out more and last week’s round-up of participants (myself included) here Frank’s question this week: Whether it’s soups, stews, or chili, are there certain foods that … 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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Shopping on a budget

Hubby picked up on a headline today about a savvy mum spending £10 on food for the week in comparison to the government’s ‘£30 food parcel’ which probably only cost just over a fiver. I couldn’t find that one, but … Continue reading

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Applying myself for 2021

Getting the head in the right mindset to apply myself back into the SW plan has taken a while. The goodies I bought ‘For Christmas’ are mostly still where I stored them, and in years past we would probably have … Continue reading

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