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Patricia Ellingford
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Time to start putting stuff away seriously
This cold wet weather just reinforces to me how much food we should be squirrelling away on our pantry shelves or cupboard or store whatever is available to you at this point in time.  It also makes me keen to get the last remaining expensive piece of equip...

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Sunday Sunday or should that be Cherry Ripe
We woke to rain - in fact I think it rained for the best part of the night, but we needed that rain for all the plants to survive.  The plus side was I did not have to water up.  But it did go cold and I ended up putting a jumper on. I then decided that I n...

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Saturday Evening Round up
Last night we had gentle rain and it was wet when I got up this morning. I had a bit of a lay in this morning and rested my foot some more and it is a lot comfier than it was. The day then started with bathing the dog.  She gets a yeast infection in her ski...

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Soap, Scents and Shells
Something to lift the mood when days are a little monotonous and your mood is down. I think basically I am an old fashioned type of girl.  I like traditional scents like, rose, lily of the valley, lavender etc.  For many years I have not used soap on my fac...

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Thank God Its Friday
Its been a turbulent week here at work and at home.  The car went in for a service the other day and was not ready by the time I left work.  My foot had been aching most of the day and because OH was not around and it was late when I found out he could not ...

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Where has this evening gone
I haven't managed to get much done this evening.  I had some financial matters to take care of and instead of taking a short time it has taken over 2 1/2 hours to sort out.  I haven't even got into the garden this evening.  So have not had any chill out tim...

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Pickled Beetroot a good First Pickle
It occurred to me after posting the other day that I had  been speaking about what I had been up to but had not really passed on any recipe that I use and which I have found to be successful.  I also suggested that if you were going to start your preserving...

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Ache or What
After yesterdays mammoth gardening session I have found bits of my body I never knew existed.  My hands are particularly sore with all the tugging and pulling out of brambles and weeds.  All day I was out there. Needless to say there has been a lot of ouch ...

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In the garden continued
Its been a hard old slog and I have only got a little way.  However slowly and surely I am getting there.  Its been raining on and off and I have not bothered to come in.  I moved my mums potting tray as it was on the garden floor and emptied it because it ...

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I have asked the Question so now here is my answer
If I gave you some potatoes, onion, cheese, eggs milk and some herbs.  What would you make with it and why? Baked potatoes with cheese and onion filling; Herb omelette Fried eggs Mashed potatoes Scrambled eggs Pancakes Cheese, potato, fried onion and herb F...
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