Domestic Goddess

Domestic Goddess

Sunday, 31 January 2021

Disco Time!

There are two types of people; those who walk into a room and say, "Well, here I am," and those who walk into a room and say, "Ah, there you are!". - Frederick Collins
Welcome to my SundayπŸ’‹
After the late night we had.
We had a bit of lie-in.
Nice brew in bed with a warm hug.
Breakfast.
We just lay in bed listening to the radio.
Loud knock on the front door.
It was my next door neighbour.
He was locked out.
Good job his son gave me a spare key!
Now to get dressed!
First a warm coffee to wake the brain.
Then out for a little ride.
We got the newspaper.
Then to test hubby's air pressure of his tyres.
The electrics were playing up on his car....
Spooky time πŸ‘» 
Gets back home.
I use up some shortcrust pastry and a jar of mincemeat. 
Blind baked the pastry.
Let it cool down.
Added the filling and back in the oven it goes.
Late lunchtime.
The tart had been baked.
I gone on with cooking tonight's tea before putting it in the oven for later.
Belated Tea at 3.
I ordered some things I need for the upcoming Valentine's Day πŸ’—
Hopefully they will arrive before Feb 14th!
Tea is ready.
Pig in Blankets with Root mash.
We were still full up to eat the tart I made earlier, we are eating our little bit tomorrow.
One son was not....
We carried on watching Season Two of Narcos up to episode 9.
With some Sleep Tea.
Harry  Casey , better known by his stage name K.C., is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his band, KC and the Sunshine Band, as a producer of several hits for other artists, and as a pioneer of the disco genre of the 1970s.
He is 70 years old 🎈
Al Doughty (born Alan Jaworski, in Plymouth, Devon, England) is an English musician and bassist. He is primarily known for being a member of the alternative rock band Jesus Jones since 1988, for which he continues to be active in. He is 55 years old🎈 
We were not going to have another late night like last night.
Hubby is going into the office tomorrow.
While kids have their on-line learning to do.
No Wobbly Work Wheel 🎑 for me \o/

 
 

Saturday, 30 January 2021

Being A Bit Of A Night Owl!

Be not slow to visit the sick - Ecclesiastes
Welcome to my SaturdayπŸ‘±
Nice bit of a lie-in, which was nice ;)
Nice cup of brew with hug to follow.
Breakfast.
Dressed.
As there was snow showers, we decided to get the newspaper before it started to settle.
Gets the newspaper, and back home in under 10 minutes.
Quick coffee 
&
Read of the newspaper.
Phil Collins  is an English drummer, singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the drummer/singer of the rock band Genesis and for his solo career. Between 1982 and 1990, Collins scored three UK and seven US number-one singles in his solo career. When his work with Genesis, his work with other artists, as well as his solo career is totalled, he had more US Top 40 singles than any other artist during the 1980s. His most successful singles from the period include "In the Air Tonight", "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)", "One More Night", "Sussudio", "Take Me Home", "Two Hearts", "A Groovy Kind of Love" (featured in the film Buster), "I Wish It Would Rain Down", and "Another Day in Paradise". 
He is 70 years old 🎈
While I wrote yesterday's blog post,
Hubby had a quick play with Henry.
Kids hoovered their own bedrooms.
Lunchtime.
Followed by another episode of Narcos.
Done more tidying of the house.
Tea was put in the oven.
Now for a very quick ten minutes of 
Top of the Pops from 1990.
 Onto the next episode:
Oh dear Elton John has gone down to number 2!
That was a quick use of the remote control to fast forward some of it!
Tea time.
Fish dinner with onion rings.
We finished Season one of Narcos.
Moving onto Season 2. 
Sleep Tea time.
I looked at the time it was coming up to 1.30am...
It was great to have a late night which didn't include alcohol!
(No hangover for me tomorrow!)







 

Friday, 29 January 2021

Nearly 12 Months On....

Don't be sweet, lest you be eaten up; don't be bitter, lest you be spewed out - Jewish Proverb
Welcome back to the Friday Feeling πŸ’“
Cup of brew with hug.
Breakfast.
Dressed.
Hubby was working from home today.
Gets kids up ready for their on-line learning.
I went out to get some fresh air, and get the newspaper.
I got the newspaper.
My late dad's drive still is being used as a car park by my younger brother.
It will be 12 months next Friday when my lovely dad passed away :(
Gets back home for a much needed coffee.
Quick read of the newspaper:
Mark Wynter  is an English actor and former singer, who had four Top 20 singles in the 1960s, including "Venus in Blue Jeans" and "Go Away Little Girl". He enjoyed a lengthy career from 1960 to 1968 as a pop singer and teen idol, but developed later into an actor in film, musicals and plays. 
He is 78 years old 🎈
Tom  Selleck is an American actor and film producer who has starred in a number of television series and films.
His breakout role was playing private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988). Since 2010, Selleck has co-starred as New York City Police Commissioner Frank Reagan in the series Blue Bloods, and the show has been renewed for its eleventh season in 2020–2021. Beginning in 2005, he has portrayed troubled small-town police chief Jesse Stone in nine made-for-TV movies based on the Robert B. Parker novels. 
He is 76 years old 🎈
Roddy Frame  is a Scottish singer-songwriter and musician. He was the founder of the 1980s new wave band Aztec Camera, and has undertaken a solo career since the dissolution of the band. In November 2013, journalist Brian Donaldson described Frame as: "Aztec Camera wunderkind-turned-elder statesman of intelligent, melodic, wistful Scotpop."
Since the end of the Aztec Camera project, Frame has released four solo albums, the last of which is the 2014 album Seven Dials.
He is 57 years old 🎈 
Adam  Lambert  is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 3 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.
 Alongside his solo career, Lambert has collaborated with rock band Queen as lead vocalist for Queen + Adam Lambert since 2011, including several worldwide tours from 2014 to 2020. Their first album, Live Around the World, released in October, 2020, and debuted at number one on the UK's Official Albums Chart.
He is 39 years old 🎈 
 
 
Hilton Valentine was an English musician, who was the original guitarist in the Animals.He died on this day in 2021 aged 77.
Started to write yesterday's blog post.
Lunchtime. 
Then I carried on writing the blog.
I put my juke box on my Twitter.
Once hubby went food shopping.
Let's see what I can watch...
Tea at 3.
Then to rewatch...
I watched it 3 years ago.....
Rewatch time! 
Hubby comes back.
Pizza time.
Mmmmmmm.
We got up to episode 5.
Now to enjoy more Friday Feeling🎈


 


 
 
 


Thursday, 28 January 2021

What To Watch Next???

It's so cold I saw a politician with his hands in his own pockets - 
Bob Hope 
Welcome to my Thursday πŸ‘Έ
Nice warm hug with a brew.
Breakfast.
Dressed.
Hubby had to go back in the office.
I gave him a sloppy wet πŸ’‹ before he left.
I got the kids up to do their on-line learning.
I went out for some fresh air and a quick ride in Sexy Beast. 
I gets the newspaper.
Then heads back down to Morrisons for some supplies.
Facemask worn.
Wipped down the trolley and  washed my hands before entering the store.
Got my bits...
Now back home.
Unpacks the shopping.
Then starts to write yesterday's blog post.
Lunch time! 
Once blog is published.
Time to read the newspaper.
Harry Corbett OBE was an English puppeteer, magician and television and stage presenter, who is best known as the creator of the glove puppet character Sooty in 1952. 
He would have been 102 years old 🎈
He died aged 71 in 1989.
Bernard  Bilk, MBE , known professionally as Acker Bilk, was a British clarinettist and vocalist known for his breathy, vibrato-rich, lower-register style, and distinctive appearance – of goatee, bowler hat and striped waistcoat.
Bilk's 1962 instrumental tune "Stranger on the Shore" became the UK's biggest selling single of 1962: it was in the UK charts for more than 50 weeks, peaking at number two, and was the second No. 1 single in the United States by a British artist in the era of the modern Billboard Hot 100 pop chart.
He would have been 92 years old🎈
He died aged 85 in 2014.
Jim Capaldi was an English singer-songwriter and drummer. His musical career spanned more than four decades. He co-founded the psychedelic rock band Traffic in 1967 with Steve Winwood with whom he co-wrote the majority of the band's material. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a part of Traffic's original line-up.
He died on this day in 2005 aged 60. 
Henry McGee was a British actor, best known as straight man to Benny Hill for many years. McGee was also often the announcer on Hill's TV programme, delivering the upbeat intro "Yes! It's The Benny Hill Show!". He was familiar to British children throughout the 1970s as "Mummy" in the Sugar Puffs commercials, the catchphrase of which was "Tell them about the honey, Mummy".
He died on this day in 2006 aged 76.
Time to look through Netflix...
I first started to watch:
Oh dear I fell asleep watching it!
Off it went...
Tea at 3. 
Found a good doc called:
Then I got tea ready, and put it in the oven for an hour.
Hubby came home to a nice sloppy wet πŸ’‹
 Tea is served.
Chicken and rice.
Back to watch the final 2 episodes:
Great series...
What to watch next????
I looked out of the window...
Heavy rain...
At least none of the white stuff just yet!
Sleep Tea time!
Friday Feeling is back tomorrow \o/