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Hello Forkers December

Posted: 25/12/2016 at 09:09

Merry Christmas everyone - hope everyone has a special day ✨✨✨

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 09:48

One more cuppa, then off to our butchers to collect the Turkey, ham and all the other meat bits.  Then back to make giblet stock, stoup for tonight and prepare all the veg for tomorrow.

Not sure when I will pop in again, so now is a good time to say a very Merry Christmas to all my Forker friends are a truly wonderful bunch of peeps 🎅🏻🎄✨🎅🏻🎄✨

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 23/12/2016 at 19:40

Wot an exciting start to the new year Wonky. Great news.

Work/ life balance crucial ......I like to have a lot of "life" in mine

Not sure what happened today. Its Christmas Eve Eve, and I finished all my cooking and cleaning about 4 o'clock, and have since been sitting with my feet up ......hope I haven't forgotten something crucial/maybe I am getting more efficient in my old age (tick as appropriate)

Dad will be staying in hospital all Christmas - he is much better, but the medics wanted more tests done and it has taken them 5 days to fit them in.  But still allowed to pick him up for the day on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, and he is really cheerful, so not all bad.  Still planning on a bit of time in the place we found for him when they finally discharge him - sort of a halfway house to getting used to going home.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 23/12/2016 at 09:30

A ladder might be less trouble Clari


Posted: 23/12/2016 at 08:27

Celebrate in style Muddle Up 🍸🍸🍾🍸🍸

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 23/12/2016 at 08:24

Morning all you earlybirds. Hope Barbara leaves soon - sounds like people have escaped damage so far. i'm with you Lesley - high winds are the scariest thing - probably living in woodland doesn't help with that.

Wrapping mission accomplished last night - took hours, but glad it is now done.  Today is cooking - mars bar cake (from the Blue Peter Christmas annual circa 1975), rich tea biscuit slices, chocolate mousse and a raspberry cheesecake.  That should suit the sophisticated palates of the Chicky household

Last edited: 23 December 2016 08:25:30

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 16:33

Just done the elephant/giraffe thing too 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 16:30

Like lots of you, today was my food shopping day. Got everything I needed, its all put away, and there were no queues - all in all quite a pleasant experience🎅🏻🎄🎅🏻✨

Tonight is present wrapping (chicklet is taking over the kitchen to cook Christmas dinner for her friends, so I can happily hide away with my wrapping paper, sticky tape and bows🎀🎀🎀) and tomorrow is baking, of the pudding and treats variety.  Must get my Kings Choir Carols out 

Now sitting down for a cuppa and a slice of panetonne 

Last edited: 22 December 2016 16:31:08

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 21/12/2016 at 06:57

Back to work for me today- just a couple more days before I finish up for the holidays.  Lots to do, so best crack on

Christmas decorations

Posted: 21/12/2016 at 06:55

Because it makes lots of people smile 

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