Archive for: Food Glorious Food

Aug 23rd, 2010

Monday miscellany and menu plan

Today was Wacky Hair Day at the school. A gold coin donation is collected for something or other, I forget what and the kids couldn’t remember either, I guess the excitement of silly hairdo competitions and not having to wear school uniforms wipes all other considerations from mind. We did lots of decluttering on the […]

Aug 21st, 2010

Election Day bits and bobs

I had a fabulous time on Friday night, eating, drinking and talking into the wee small hours with good friends. Thanks to Toni for having us at her house, to Ariane for yummy pumpkin and potato and leek soups and to Cate for scrumptious apple dessert and a boyfriend who drove me home at 3:00am. […]

Aug 20th, 2010

Friday Fragments

Hosted by Mrs4444. Time for the end of week mental declutter that is Friday Fragments. Let’s see what’s floating about in here shall we? **** I did my 6th Kiva loan this week, which apparently makes me an average Kiva lender. Must do better. I’m going to stop buying Macca’s coffee on work mornings and […]

Jul 31st, 2010

Chicken noodle soup

Today was not a good day, but it ended well. In fact dinner was pretty much the only thing that went right today, even Caitlin liked it. 250g thin egg noodles1 tablespoon of olive oil1 teaspoon crushed ginger2 teaspoons minced garlic1 punnet of fresh baby corn, cut into bite sized pieces6 mushrooms, sliced150g sugar snap […]

Jul 23rd, 2010

Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday is a weekly meme hosted by The Girl Next Door Grows Up (click the button above to go visit her). This week Liz at Eternal Lizdom has stepped up to the mark to host while The Girl has a break. I’ve seen Liz and others post to the meme over past weeks, […]

Jun 19th, 2010

I do have a life. Really.

I don’t normally spend Saturday evening writing schedules, doing meal plans and thinking about grocery shopping, but that’s what I’ve been doing tonight. See, I had this sudden realisation that the week ahead of me is going to take some very careful scheduling if we are going to survive it, especially as I managed to […]