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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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I’ve lost my bearings

August 6, 2010
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They say a change is as good as a holiday.  It’s been a good three months since we had a trip which might explain why we’ve changed our bedroom around. I’ve been thinking about for a while.  Planning it all out in my head.  In there, it looked great.  And in fact, it does look [...]

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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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Grocery Shopping Blues

July 31, 2009

I am so over grocery shopping.  Every week for the last, ohhh, 3 months I have tried to find a reason not to do it.  The unfortunate fact is that my family has to eat.  Bugger. I’m pretty sure I’ve made it as quick and painfree as possible – menu plan, Aldi has only 4 [...]

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Big Savings on Groceries

June 2, 2009

Over the last few months our bank balance has been looking sadder than usual the week before payday. I don’t think it’s because we’ve been spending excessively, rather the cost of everything – especially groceries – has been increasing. The Thinker has been picking up our fruit and veg at the market each week. This [...]

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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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