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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

Party Time!!!!

Party Time!!!!

For the last few years Matthew and I have hosted a party on the Saturday before Christmas.  A casual ‘drop in when you can’ kind of party.  Each year it seems to have got bigger.  Last year we moved and invited several from the village we now live in, but over this last year we … Continue reading

Preserves

Preserves

My mum was very good at the frugal lifestyle, she liked nothing better than a bargain or getting something for free.  At this time of year there was usually a preserving pan of something being made into a jam, jelly or chutney.  To me the process seemed to take an age as the fruit would … Continue reading