Archive for: Food Glorious Food

Dec 7th, 2007

The stuff of Christmas

The Advent calendar – my made-by-me, chocolate-free, re-usable felt wall hanging advent calendar, is no-where to be found. Seriously, I have no idea what I did with it. The tree – first haul it up from down in the garage, next find the box of decorations…realise the tinsel and lights are not in the box […]

Nov 27th, 2007


Hello. It’s Tuesday. I usually weigh in on Tuesdays. But not today. I decided I didn’t need to know 😛 I cooked beef stroganoff for dinner. I cheated and used a packet recipe base. It was good. I am tired. Which would account for the short sentences. *snores*

Nov 15th, 2007

Beware, content free post ahead

Ok, I’m not claiming that makes this one different in any way. I just couldn’t think of a title 😛 Hey, it’s the 15th today! That means I’m half-way through NaBloPoMo. Have I bored you all to death yet? (Fishing for compliments? Never! Don’t know what you mean….) I took the kids shopping for shoes […]

Nov 11th, 2007

Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest.

Adam got back from Amsterdam this morning so the day started early with the distribution of loot among the kids. The boys got mini remote control helicopters, no I don’t know what that has to do with Holland either, and Caitlin scored a very pretty Swarovski crystal pendant. I got tea from the British Museum […]

Oct 20th, 2007

Forging The One Ring was hard work

And it’s already being destroyed!Allow me to present: The One Ring meeting its demise in a pool of lava.Tom wanted a Balrog cake, I talked him down to something more achievable.

Oct 16th, 2007

The lamb shanks were calling my name

We took David out for dinner at The Ranch after the session at the Anxiety Clinic because I’d promised to as a bribe/compensation for his co-operation in going there in the first place. The session went well, the other families involved seem lovely people, the staff were great and David was reasonably relaxed about being […]