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Mystery Gift

June 29, 2010

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The doorbell rang yesterday. Nothing odd about that. What was odd was that when I finally stopped Ernie barking and opened the door nobody was there. Just this little box… Inside are the cutest little rose scented pink meringues. Plus a note with from The Cupid Concept. I am trying to work out where or […]

Pick Your Own!

June 26, 2010

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This week we went strawberry picking at Scaddows Farm, Ticknall. It was a real nostalgia trip for me as I used to go there as a kid. In those days they were known as ‘Ted Moults Strawberry Fields’ Y’know…That bloke off the Everest double glazing telly adverts back in the 80’s? I love the fact that […]

Bean Tops

June 19, 2010

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One of the best bits of growing your own are the little extras that you can’t buy in the shops. Growing broad beans give you a bundle of benefits. In the early evening at the moment the flowers smell gorgeous, it’s like jasmine wafting across the garden. Then there’s broad or fava bean tops. This […]

Bathroom Part 2

June 17, 2010

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I know you are all sitting there wondering “How on earth are they getting on with that bathroom” Well wonder no more. Here is the update you are looking for. Well, we can’t deny that choosing the ‘Japanese Style’ Omnitub has caused Ed some extra work. He has had to build a support unit for […]

Cinnamon Buns

June 8, 2010

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Check out the bun show It all started with the Kringel that we made for a fresh from the oven challenge. We liked it very much but there was a suggestion that it would be nice with just a bit of icing, …so it was like a big Belgian Bun. This had a couple of […]

Ernie the dog

June 6, 2010

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It’s Sunday morning, 7am. The thunder and lightning storm woke me up and now I am stuck in an inbetweeny world where I am awake, yet the internet is broken. For some reason the interweb can’t seem to squeeze through the wires when it rains here. To keep me company Ernie, Border Terrier, 19 months […]

Risotto Balls

June 2, 2010

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I think I may have to rename our blog. Balls we make? It’s getting out of hand, I realise. I have leftovers, I can’t bear to waste them. I turn them into something spherical, roll them in panko crumbs and fry them. It’s becoming a habit. But hey, I created dinner out of something that […]