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Showing posts with label Lent. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lent. Show all posts

Wednesday 22 February 2023

Using Up The Magic Box!

In order to get a loan, you must first prove you don't need it - Murphy's law 
Welcome to my Hump of the Week πŸͺ
Lent starts........
Up early to do the Heardles:
Heardle 60s:
My answers:
Breakfast with Brew.
I gave hubby a sloppy wet one πŸ’‹ before he left for work.
Once I got up, the thermal vest went on.
First up was to nip out to get the newspaper and bits for tea tonight.
I got everything from Tesco Express.
An orange Skoda has parked so the traffic lights couldn't pick him up to change to green.
A good ten minutes he was waiting for the light to change. I went the other way. 
The house next door to my late dad's old house is up for sale...
£300,000 and it's yours!
Back home.
Coffee time!
Now to use up two cauliflowers that was in this week's magic box.
Plus four leeks as well.
Cauliflower Cheese! 
It was put in the oven ready for tonight!
I wrote one blog post up to liquid lunch!
Back to writing the second blog post....
Breaktime for Tea at 3. 
Put the oven on.
Nice £7 rent increase a week from April!
Might have to dig out the tent soon!
Back to finishing off the blog post.
Hubby comes back and has a sloppy wet one πŸ’‹
Tea is ready!
I looked into today's newspaper.
UK No.1 on this day in 1957:
Tab Hunter - Young Love 
UK No.1 on this day in 1975:
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Make Me Smile
UK No.1 on this day in 1992:
Shakespears Sister - Stay
UK No.1 on this day in 1997:
No Doubt - Don't Speak
US No.1 on this day in 1960:
Percy Faith - Theme From Summer Place.
US No.1 on this day in 1975:
Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces
Now to watch a great film I recorded over the weekend....
Brilliant film.
If you get chance, watch it :)
Sleep Tea time.
Let's hope I find out if I still have a house to live in tomorrow




Tuesday 21 February 2023

Gotta Give It Up ...Tomorrow!

The light at the end of the tunnel is the headlamp of an oncoming train -Murphy's Law
Welcome to my Tuesday fun πŸ‘€
Still feeling a bit rough :(
Still up early to do the Heardles:
Heardle 60s:
My results:
Breakfast with Brew.
I gave hubby a sloppy wet one πŸ’‹ before he left for work.
I went back to sleep.....Zzzz
I woke up later on.
The thermal vest went back on....
Loaded up the dishwasher.
Now to get some fresh air...
Popped into Morrisons to get the newspaper and a few bits.
It was well busy in there, too busy for my liking.
Back home I go.
Time for some coffee...
Unpacked the shopping.
Now to write more blogs!
Did some up to the liquid lunch.
Then more blogging to do.
Tea at 3 
Lent starts tomorrow.
No chocolate or Cake.
No Birthday Cake either for me for next Tuesday!
It would be my 20th Wedding Anniversary tomorrow to my first marriage.
Divorced in 2011 
Remarried in 2011
I will be celebrating my 12th wedding Anniversay in September to my second marriage :) 
Next year is going to interesting.....
It's my real Birthday.
13 Leap Year Birthdays
13th Wedding Anniversary 
Finally finished writing last week's blog posts.
All published.
The beetroot burgers went into the oven.
I'm not a fan of pancakes.
This is the first year the kids are not here to have any. Hubby and I didn't fancy any.
Hubby came home and had a nice wet πŸ’‹
Burger is ready.
Now to look into today's newspaper.
UK No.1 on this day in 1963:
Frank Ifield - The Wayward Wind 
UK No.1 on this day in 1981:
Joe Dolce Music Theatre - Shaddap Your Face
US No.1 on this day in 1981:
Dolly Parton - 9 to 5
Time to watch a movie to chill too...
Sleep Tea Time.
Hopefully it will be a warmer Hump!🐫 tomorrow


Wednesday 31 March 2021

Making Full Use Of The Sunny Hump!

Dancing with her was like moving a piano - Ring Lardner
Welcome to my Hump of the Week πŸͺ
Warm hug with brew.
I gets the kids up ready for school.
I gives hubby a wet one before he leaves for work.πŸ’‹
Both kids have two wet ones before they leave to go to school.πŸ’‹ 
I go outside for some much need fresh air.
I feed the birds and give them some fresh water.
I needed to find my pom pom makers.
While on the search, I tidied up the corner of the room where all my wool and fabric is stored.
Found what I was looking for...
Just need to put everything back.
Coffee time.
Unloads and loads up dishwasher.
Time to play my rather large playlist.
Blog time.
More Prima Makes mags arrive.
Pity I have number 5 and 20 already.
I will resell them on in the coming weeks.
Lunchtime arrives...
Nice and sunny Hump today.
Better the make the most of sunshine today...
The temperatures are going down tomorrow ↓↓↓
 Now to enjoy some rays of sunshine.
Even going to have
Tea at 3 outside.
Then it's on the get the tea for later.
Nice red casserole pot comes out...
Once all put in, it goes into the oven on a low temperature....
Now to play with my pom pom makers....
Hubby comes home to a big sloppy wet kiss πŸ’‹
He gives me today's newspaper.
William Daniels  is an American actor, known for his roles as Dr. Mark Craig in the NBC drama St. Elsewhere, for which he won two Emmy Awards, and as George Feeny in the ABC sitcom Boy Meets World. He was president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1999 to 2001.
He is also associated with his performances as the father of Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) in The Graduate (1967), as Howard in Two for the Road, as John Adams in the 1972 musical film 1776, as Carter Nash in Captain Nice, and as the voice of KITT in Knight Rider. In 2014, he returned to his role as Mr. Feeny in Girl Meets World, the sequel to Boy Meets World.
He is 94 years old🎈
 Christopher Walken (born Ronald Walken) is an American actor, who has appeared in more than 100 films and television programs, including Annie Hall (1977), The Deer Hunter (1978), The Dogs of War (1980), The Dead Zone (1983), A View to a Kill (1985), King of New York (1990), Batman Returns (1992), True Romance (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), Antz (1998), Vendetta (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Joe Dirt (2001), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Click (2006), Hairspray (2007), Seven Psychopaths (2012), the first three Prophecy films, The Jungle Book (2016), and Irreplaceable You (2018). He has received a number of awards and nominations, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Deer Hunter. He was nominated for the same award and won BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Awards for Catch Me If You Can. His films have grossed more than $1 billion in the United States alone.
He is 78 years old 🎈
Rod Allen (born Rodney Bainbridge, in Leicester) was  the lead vocals, bass of the 60s group The Fortunes.
He would have been 77 years old🎈
He sadly died aged 63 in 2008
Trying to find out how the house sale going on.
Been fobbed off by the Solicitors dealing with the house sale and the Estate Agents can't speak to me, because they can only talk to the younger brother....
Funny when they want something signed, they get in contact with me!
Time to dish up the food!
Slowed cooked chicken with vegetables.
Hubby and younger son went off to Lidl's to do some top up shopping.
While getting ready, the younger son caught his pocket of his coat on the bannister.
I will be sewing the pocket back on tomorrow!!
Getting the hang of making pom poms again.
 Hubby and son came back from Lidl.
They put the shopping away.
Hubby and I put all 3 green bins and neighbour's green bin out ready to be emptied tomorrow.
We caught up with two Hoarding Programmes that was on Channel 5.
Sleep tea time.
Last day of work and school for hubby and kids for the Easter Holiday tomorrow.
Lent finishes on Saturday \o/
Then it's Mocha time!





Tuesday 23 February 2021

Circling That Important Date...

I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate - George Burns
 Welcome to my Tuesday πŸ’‹
Hug with a brew to start the day.
Hubby went and got the newspaper.
I went back to enjoy the kingsize bed...
Later on I had a lovely coffee in bed with a quick read of the newspaper.
Mike Maxfield (born in Manchester, England) is an English songwriter and guitarist, who came to fame as a member of The Dakotas. He composed "Cruel Sea", a song which was first recorded by The Ventures . The Dakotas later recorded an instrumental version of the track, which was one of the group's biggest hits. 
He is 77 years old 🎈

Now to face the world!
I go outside for some fresh air.
It was so warm, all the windows got opened.
I had my letter to tell me to shield until March 31st.
Not long to go until I have the 1st dose of the Covid-19 vaccine...
Not long until my Birthday either 🎈
I chopped some peppers,onions, mushrooms, and garlic ready for tonight's tea of Smoked Haddock fillets with cheddar and mustard sauce.
Now for lunchtime.
We had to guess the year while having lunch.
I have added own selection of hits.....↓
Then I got on writing yesterday's blog post.
I enjoyed listening to lots of Guy Mitchell songs like↓ 
Time for Tea at 3
5 weeks and 3 days left of Lent!
There is a circle on the calender when Lent finishes↓
Puts the oven on for the tea to cook.
Once hubby had finished work.
Caught up today's episode of Judge Rinder↓
Tea is Served.
Lethal Weapon 2 to watch↓
Great funny film :)
Sleep tea time.
We watched the newspaper review.
Hubby will be getting the Daily Mirror tomorrow as well as our normal newspaper and neighbour's magazine.
"Why?" You ask....
Cold Cases of the 60s and 70s...↑↑↑
Let's hope we have a dry Hump tomorrow🐫