Gordon Ramsey. I'm not sure whether he's more famous for his cooking or his swearing. A little of both the guess! It's worked very well for him, Roast 'taters and The Eff Word.. so I thought I'd cash in. I'm more heifer than 'effer' so I decided I'd better bloody well think of something else. … Continue reading Chicken Bloody Pot Pie
It’s 40F this morning. I think I have hypothermia, or hypochondria.. hypo-IHateWinter anyhow. We went out for a drive yesterday to see the fall colour - FAIL! What’s happened this year?! It’s seriously the worst fall I’ve ever seen! We stopped at an apple and pumpkin stand and bought some apples. Crispin’s as big as … Continue reading A Roundabout Route to Apple Pie
I took one of my Amish friends shopping on Friday.. her and her five kids under the age of seven - to Walmart and Aldi.. Yes I need my head tested Yes I deserve a medal!! That's not what this saga is about though, the subject of The Amish is a whole 'nuvver post! When … Continue reading Pie In The Sky… Or The Mysterious Case Of The Hissing Strawberries.
Today is my 3 month blogiversary - or blirthday if you will! I started this blog on February 1st 2018 and it seems like just yesterday and at the same time, much longer since I started this debacle! I'm in awe of my followers and really appreciate all of you. I am STUNNED that I've … Continue reading My 3 Month Blogiversary and Ferrero Rocher Cake!
I’ve noticed a lot of us are in a bit of a funk at the moment. Frankly, I’m not surprised. Mother Nature is being a bit of a grotbag at the moment and it feels like Spring/Summer will NEVER get here. What we need are some coping therapies. Happy thoughts and moments that will stop … Continue reading Combatting Winter Blues!!
The LoCarb Diet, The Five-Two Diet, (SH)Atkins, Paleo, Dukan.. You know how it is girls, we've all tried all sorts of diets and none of them have made us happy. I decided it’s time to rewrite dieting. Life is meant to be enjoyed not endured so I give you this. The new and improved "I'm … Continue reading Does my Blog look big in this??
A couple of months ago I bought some samosa's in Wegmans that were beyond awful. I posted a huge diatribe on facebook about it and was encouraged to write in and complain. So I did and here is the letter I sent and the reply... Please bear in mind I have a mouth with a death … Continue reading The Wegmans Complaint..
It really is a wonderful world. I'm sharing this today as a reminder to me that no culture is made up of purely bad people. There are good people everywhere, you just have to look. Years ago when the kids were very small I used to have foreign language students to stay while they were … Continue reading Roast Chicken – the Answer to World Peace.
I thought since it was St Patricks Day I'd share some photos of Ireland and my Grandma's recipe for Soda Bread. One of my favorite things in the world! Grandma didn’t actually use scales. She used an old tea cup to measure but I wanted to do it properly so I did as she did … Continue reading St Patrick’s Day – and how we can all have a little Irish in us!
Tonight I asked ‘im indoors what he wanted to take to work for his lunch tomorrow. “Oh ....anything” he said offhandedly. I was quite peeved by this but - I had a golden moment. One of those moments where instead of going ballistic faster than the speed of light I actually stopped myself - and … Continue reading Sandwiches, Shoe Polish and Schaden Freude
I don't know why I keep telling you lot all this stuff. I really don't NEED to make myself look more of an idiot now do I?! Oh well - As mentioned in other posts, the ever delightful Titselina Bumsqueak and I have been friends for over thirty years. All through the ghastly school years, … Continue reading Holy Crepe..