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December 2013 Issue - The Calendar

Posted: 22/11/2012 at 12:32

I bought Grow Your Own this week , Never seen it before and was impressed by the amount of content and detail

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 12:23

Whoops. I forget to proof read!

Should read 'great' not 'grey', what a terrible mistake Sorry

Surely you get the idea of everything else. And I know there is a spell check.

My family all moan about my texts because I never check them

After a lot of moaning I just sent big son texts without predictive text so he just had the first letter on the key. He's intelligent so I let him work the message out!

Rain has started 

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 12:14

Jean I am sure you will all have a greay Christmas once all the streaa of last few months has lifted and your family is settled.

Returned from my supermarket trip. OH lost his cool before we had lsft vegetables

I reminded him he had promised I could look so then he valmed down, Just moaned about never being able to find me.!

OH has a Kindle equivalent - it keeps him very happy

Worrying though when litle ones have coughing fits. Hope she is wide awake and full of bounce now.

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 09:49

Morning all

Am I going to be the only one to say something about your Christmas list Georg - No second thoughts I won't say anything

Flo I hav e a wheelbarrow on my list - I quite like the idea of a lilac one! 

My OH was always complaining that I wouldn't let him mash potatoes in my teflon saucepans so I did the only thing I could. Bought him a stainless steel saucepan and a metal potato masher as a Christmas present.

I have been given permission to accompany OH to supermarket this morning. He has promised not to moan when I look at things! 

The cheese wedding cakes are popular. When we first saw a picture (royal wedding time) we thought it was a joke.

OH just come back from walking the dog in the wood and he says   there is a sign up asking that dogs, footwear and clothes are cleaned of leaves mud etc when leaving it. Good idea but how do you rub down a large dog who only has to look at mud to get covered in it. His tail very long, waggy and hairy (the sort that can clear a coffee table with one wag!) also is a magnet to leaves. Easy to clear them, not so easy on the mud clearance. Though we will of course try

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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 23:08

Me to Lottie, yummy smoked salmon from a local man bliss.

we do have a local specialist cheese shop. He stocks locally produced cheese, and a cheddar that is matured in a cave in Cheddar. (getting some for a Christmas treat) Most of what he has is from unpasteurised milk and is lovely and he knows his suppliers(dairies). Bit of a character as well!

He makes cheese wedding cakes.

I'm off to bed. Night

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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 22:46

No. Is it a reality show? We get some but I don't watch them, Geoff and a couple of the others do i think.

Yum cream cheese, avocado, smoked salmon  Been planning Christmas, we always have a roulade - smoked salmon wrapped aroound  cream cheese and chives chilled like a sausage in cling film. Also a fresh salmon and smoke salmon course pate. But daughter and I love salmon at any time!

Hope the weather not too bad now for you, some areas here are really suffering from floods but we are OK here, just very squelchy and water-logged.

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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 21:23

There you go Jo. Something for your Christmas list - wind up/solar radio.


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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 21:16

I don't think a lap top would last on a battery for that long, without power any way Inka.

Dean i don't really think its last minute - well not yet any way. I have finally begun to think about what to get though. I always set a budget and go over, usually for my daughter. She is just so easy to buy for.

Wish i had a choice of film, Becks, sod all on TV tonight

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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 20:00

We have wind up torches in caravan and in loft. I have a wind up/solar radio in my greenhouse. Wouldn't be without them especially my radio.We bought the radio and one torch after we were in a storm in Scotland, the battery in caravan went and we had no  weather forecast.

Must go Master chef.

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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 19:39

Not done any Christmas shopping yet. Today I have written out Christmas Menus. More for the shopping list so I can get meat ordered and dry goods purchased steadily, also can freeze stuff and use  a tick list to show i've done it. IT's a habit from when I used to feed 18-20 folk on Christmas day, saves a lot of stress with the food.

Rain stopped mid afternoon but forecast more and worse tomorrow, where will it all go? garden is just a squelch. hope it clears by Saturday as have to collect caravan and towing in 'weather' is not fun.

Just given my son instructions on possible things for baby stocking. They didn't realise that things 'For babys first Christmas' are available. and I suggested bubbles as well. I will instruct him into ways of having fun with their baby.

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