Monthly Archives: March 2011

Give me a Z! Or not…

Aduki beans? Or adzuki beans?? Who cares, they taste great whether there’s a Z in them or not 🙂 I’d never eaten them but I’d heard about their supposed amazing health benefits and as I haven’t met many beans I … Continue reading

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Payday

It was actually payday on Monday but as I’m always late, the timing of this fits well  🙂 I hate waste and I very rarely waste any food. But I’ve gradually realised how bad I am for food shopping, in … Continue reading

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Phasing in – and out

Thank you for the comments yesterday. I know I’m nosy but it was great to hear about other people’s jobs! As far as mine goes, today was definitely different from yesterday… Instead of a mostly-stressed but partly-great day, it was a … Continue reading

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The good, the bad and the lovely

Thank you for the homemade nut butter ideas on yesterday’s post – I’m on a mission to make loads of different sorts now! But as far as today goes, I was glad to get home after work. It’s always likely that, … Continue reading

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OITJ

It seems everyone agrees that where food is concerned ugly is better 🙂 But not where this food is concerned… I finally did it. Made my own coconut butter, that is. I said yesterday, I was going to try and … Continue reading

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All bets are off

Anyone considering entering the “ugliest breakfast 2011” awards, don’t bother. I’m a dead cert for the top prize… They actually look like some sort of deep-fried pork crackling – but I promise they’re not  🙂 I had a brilliant night … Continue reading

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Saturday

I wasn’t going to post today because I’m going out for dinner in a bit but… I couldn’t not. I didn’t mention the earthquake in Japan yesterday because it didn’t seem like something I should just “tuck in” a normal post. … Continue reading

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Gentlemen prefer…

Thank you for the suggestions as to where the mysteriously-vanished pyjamas had, er, mysteriously vanished to! About an hour after I put that post up last night, I found them. In the tumble dryer which, of course, was a prefectly … Continue reading

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Strange happenings

What sort of person manages to lose her pyjamas, between waking up one morning and going to bed that night?! I don’t know… but I did. Last night, I looked for the vest top, little shorts and *rock ‘n’ roll … Continue reading

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P-p-p-pancakes!

Happy Shrove Tuesday! I used to love Pancake Day when I was little although with hindsight, it must have been a bit of a mission for my mum… Knowing what hungry pancake monsters her four children were, she used to … Continue reading

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