Hi-ho, hi-ho it’s back to work we go

January 10, 2013 in Food and cookery

It was back to work for many of us this week, including Himself and I, and I don’t know about you but I’ve had a little trouble re-adjusting to the nine-to-five routine again. Getting out of bed at 5:30 when you’re used to 7:30 takes some time to get accustomed to again. Read the rest of this entry →

Back to routine (well, almost)

January 4, 2013 in Family life

After 10 days away, we are back at our home sweet home in JHB. Christmas festivities (read too much rich food, far too many tipples and just a tad more “family time” than one can manage) have taken their toll on all of us. Himself is crabby, the muppets are ratty and I’m plain worn out with trying to keep the peace. Time to get back to basics, in a big way. Read the rest of this entry →

Where did Q1 go? Last time I checked it was still Christmas!

April 20, 2012 in Food and cookery

Greetings to everyone and I do hope that you all made it back safely and little more refreshed from the Easter break.

Where have I been these last three and a half months I hear you asking. Well, there has been a great deal of change in my household that needed dealing with such as:

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Soggy seconds or….

November 22, 2011 in Food and cookery

Luscious left-overs? I’m guessing that most of you out there probably think of left-overs as anything but luscious, especially the guys, but as a recent convert to the latter camp I really want to encourage you to shift your thinking about this often contentious subject.

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Who gives a flying duck?

October 31, 2011 in Equipment & gadgets

It, would you believe it, happens more often that you think. What? You wouldn’t want one? Then my sweet peas, especially those planning a wedding, listen up because here’s some advice for free.

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