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Menu plan – Leaving on a jet plane edition

August 11, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Last week’s menu plan was such a hit I’m back with another one this week.  Only this time The Thinker is doing some of the work for me. Because … I’m off to Adelaide for a girly weekend!  I can hardly believe it. Two whole days of gossiping, eating and drinking with [...]

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Menu Plan Resurrection

August 3, 2010

I’ve fallen off the menu plan wagon lately. I’ve become boring and predictable with our meals. It’s easy because I know what we’re going to eat without thinking about it. But it’s, well, boring and predictable. I’m over boring and predictable. More than that, swimming training has started. Swimming, combined with dancing lessons (though not [...]

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Yummy Lemon Slice

August 10, 2009
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One of my favourite foods from my childhood is lemon slice.  My auntie used to make the most delicious one and it was all I could do to stop myself gobbling a whole plateful when I visited.  Then I learnt to make it in Home Ec and there was no stopping me.  Until I left [...]

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Menu Planning – Planning Ahead

March 6, 2009

This week my menu planning was unbelievably simple.  Two meals.  That’s it. Last week I put a little forthought into my menu plan.  The Thinker will be away all week, so I decided to double up on most of the things we had for dinner so I could freeze some.  I don’t mind eating the [...]

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Eat to save your life

July 18, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Earlier this week I watched Jamie Oliver’s Eat to Save Your Life. What a fascinating program. It was based around analysing the diet of a group of ordinary people and then shocking the pants off them by telling them what would happen if they didn’t change their bad food habits. I think [...]

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Christmas in July – Eating

July 15, 2008

Each Tuesday in July, I will be writing about a different aspect of being prepared for Christmas. Some parts may help with your Christmas in July celebrations and some may just get you thinking about December. One of the things that comes to mind when I think of Christmas is a table covered in delicious [...]

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