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5:2 Fast

5:2 Fast

Just over three weeks ago Matthew declared that we were going to undertake the 5:2 fasting diet starting the following day – Monday.  He’d obviously been thinking about it for a while but it was news to me.  He told me that all we had to do was eat 500 calories on two days of … Continue reading

Tea – a drink with bread and jam

Tea – a drink with bread and jam

It was MIL’s birthday yesterday, so for something a little different we took her for afternoon tea – for half price!  Having been a bit thrifty over the last few months I’ve been collecting points on Anchor butter in order to claim rewards. Initally it was my intention to try and get some kitchen equipment … Continue reading

Vintage Cool – update

Vintage Cool – update

Following on from my last post, we enjoyed an excellent weekend hosting our 7 month old neice, who is really quite a charmer!  She smiled and giggled and was generous with the cuddles! We did get her in the high chair, although we had to improvise slightly with the straps as it turned out that … Continue reading

Vintage Cool!

Vintage Cool!

Our 7 month old niece is coming to visit this weekend.  She is bringing her parents too.  But I was asked to see if we could find a high chair for her use whilst she is staying as this might be one thing too many for their car. So this beauty c1973 has been retrieved … Continue reading

Cornish Day Out

Cornish Day Out

I do live in a very beautiful corner of the UK but since moving to Cornwall in 2008 we have experienced a run of miserable summers, culminating in the mother of all wet and cold summers that I have ever known.  In addition to which this past winter has been rather cold and dark too. … Continue reading