Domestic Goddess

Domestic Goddess

Thursday 30 April 2020

Using The Whiskey For Other Things...

A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat - PJ Rourke
Welcome to my lockdown Thursday🎈
I had a warm hug and a nice cup of tea↓
 I had breakfast.
Got dressed.
Now out for a daily walk.
The flowers have come out↓
 Off we go↓
 The sunshine is out↓
 We gets back.
Hubby goes back to work.
I enjoy coffee and read of the newspaper↓
 Bobby Vee, was an American singer, songwriter and musician who was a teen idol in the early 1960s and also appeared in films. According to Billboard magazine, he had thirty-eight Hot 100 chart hits, ten of which reached the Top 20. He had six gold singles in his career.He would have been 77 years old 🎈
He died aged 73 in 2016
 Dame Elizabeth Campion  is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director. She is the second of five women ever nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and the first and only female filmmaker to receive the Palme d'Or, which she received for the acclaimed film The Piano (1993), for which she also won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.She is 66 years old🎈
    I gets yesterday's blog wrote.
Light lunch time↓
 I start on tonight's evening meal.
All the chicken was pan fried then added to the oven.
Then I start making a Whiskey and Ginger cake.
I left it far too late to get the paddle out of the breadmaker.
After an hour it was ready....
Found some nice icing to cover it with chopped hazelnuts and a dash of chocolate↓
 Tea at 3pm with cake and coffee↓
 We got 3/6 on the TV themes quiz.
I had a quick powernap.
Then it was time to dish up the evening meal.
Chicken,with Leeks and Mash↓
 We watched the final episode of season 3 of:
Off to work in the daylight↓
  Listening to some great music↓
I gets back to carry on watching season 4.
It's getting cold...
Off to that warm bed....
See you all in May! 


Wednesday 29 April 2020

Ha Ha Kept My Hands Busy....

If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it - J.P Morgan
Welcome to my lockdown Hump of the Week🐫πŸͺ
 I had a warm hug and cup of tea↑
Hubby went and got the newspaper.
I enjoyed a little bit of bed warmth.
Once dressed.
I tidied up the back garden.
(Lots of room made)
Even filled up the third wheelie bin.
I collected some chives from the front garden.
All chopped and added to the bread mixture. 
 Breadmaker on↑
Coffee and nibble time↓
 Klaus Voormann  is a German artist, musician, and record producer. He designed artwork for many bands including the Beatles, Harry Nilsson, the Bee Gees, Wet Wet Wet and Turbonegro.As a musician, Voormann is best known for being the bassist for Manfred Mann from 1966 to 1969.He is 82 years old 🎈
Bob Hoskins  was an English actor.His work included lead roles in Pennies from Heaven (1978), The Long Good Friday (1980), Mona Lisa (1986), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Mermaids (1990), and Super Mario Bros. (1993), and supporting performances in Brazil (1985), Hook (1991), Nixon (1995), Enemy at the Gates (2001), Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005), A Christmas Carol (2009), Made in Dagenham (2010), and Snow White and the Huntsman (2012). He also directed two feature films: The Raggedy Rawney (1988) and Rainbow (1996).He died aged 71 in 2014 
  I wrote yesterday's blog.
Then it was time for the light lunch↓
Tea at 3pm time↓
 We had a go on the tv themes quiz.
We got 4/6 🎈
The cheese and chive bread is ready↓
  The Broccoli & Cheddar quiche I made for tea was ready↓
 Tea Time↓
 Caught up with one episode of:
Off to work I go in the sunshine↓
 With some great music↓
 I got back.
While I was out, Hubby had a quick play with Henry
 We finished series 3 now :)
We watched the newspaper review....
Off to a warm bed before my hands turn cold 


Tuesday 28 April 2020

At Least I Got That One!

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them - Dr Martin Fischer
Welcome to Lockdown Tuesday🎈
 I enjoyed a much needed hug and a cup of tea↑
Has breakfast.
Got dressed.
It was raining.
Now to use Sexy Beast↓
 Coffee and nibble time↓

A great CD arrived for me↓
 I swept the kitchen floor,
Then mopped.
Light lunch time↓
 Finally finished my Pom Pom wreath↓
 Tea at 3pm↓
We had a go on the TV themes quiz.
At least I knew what number 6 was↓↓
 We got 3/6.
Off for a little ride out to top up on the shopping↓
 At least we can wipe the shopping trolley down in Lidl (Unlike at Morrisons last Friday)
Some people were not doing the 2 meter rule.
 I did a bit too much spaghetti for tea↓
 We watched one episode of:
 Off to burn of the evening meal.
Work and singing along↓
 I gets back to watch a interesting programme...↓
 It featured a hotel from Blackpool
(My late parents stopped there years ago)
 At least they didn't finish last!
I caught up with the newspaper review.
I then went to bed with my cold hands....

Monday 27 April 2020

One Banana, Two Banana,....

If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact - not to be solved, but to be coped with over time - Shimon Peres
Welcome aboard my tiny Wobbly Work Wheel 🎑
 I had the warm hug and cup of tea in bed↓
I was so warm and cosy,
I didn't want to get out.....
Hubby went and fetched the newspaper in his car.
He went to work↓
Once I got downstairs...
I went outside for some fresh air↓
 My younger brother phoned me to say our Prodical brother has admitted to the Solicitor our late dad did give him the car for work carried out on the bathroom.£1900 has been taken off the bathroom invoice, leaving £900.
The Solicitor is now waiting for bank statements from 2018 to see if our late dad did pay the Prodical brother the full £2500 or just £300....
My mouth is dry after all this yakking on the phone.
Coffee, and nibble time↓
 Ann Peebles is an American singer and songwriter who gained celebrity for her Memphis soul albums of the 1970s for Hi Records. Two of her most popular songs are "I Can't Stand the Rain", which she wrote with her husband Don Bryant and radio broadcaster Bernie Miller,and "I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down". In 2014, Ann Peebles was inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.She is 73 years old 🎈
 Pete Ham was a Welsh singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as a lead vocalist and composer of the 1970s rock band Badfinger, whose hit songs include "No Matter What", "Day After Day" and "Baby Blue". He also co-wrote the ballad "Without You", a worldwide number-one hit for Harry Nilsson that has become a standard covered by hundreds of artists. Ham was granted two Ivor Novello Awards related to the song in 1973.He would have been 73 years old 🎈 
 Ham committed suicide in 1975, aged 27. When he became depressed while embroiled in band-related issues, such as label and management problems, as well as a lack of funds. 
Kate Pierson is an American singer, lyricist, and one of the singers and founding members of the B-52's. A multi-instrumentalist, she plays guitar, bass and various keyboard instruments.She is 72 years old🎈
  Light lunch time↓
 Hubby went back to work after lunch.
I had 8 bananas to use up.
Time for Kenny Time↓
 Once the cakes were put in the oven.
Time for tea at 3!
 We had a go on the tv themes quiz.
We got 3 out of 6.
(Getting better)
Got the banana cakes out of the oven↓

 Meat-Free Stir Fry with Noodles↓
 We watched one episode of:
Off to burn some of that banana cake.
Walked up and down our road twice.
Then its off to work I go with some great music↓
 Caught up on the news when I got back.
Watched the newspaper review.
Off to bed with my cold hands...