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Showing posts with label bread making. Show all posts
Showing posts with label bread making. Show all posts

Wednesday 21 October 2020

Attempting To Update!

A woman is like a tea bag - You never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water - Eleanor Roosevelt
Welcome to my Hump of the Week πŸͺ
The swelling is slowly going down \o/
Brew and hug time.
Storm Barbara has arrived! 
Hubby went to fetch the newspaper and more milk....
I gave everyone their sloppy wet πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹
Now to enjoy some much needed coffee.
Quick look in the newspaper↓
 Manfred Mann (born Manfred Sepse Lubowitz) is a British keyboard player, guitarist, and vocalist, born in South Africa, who became best known as a founding member and eponym of the bands Manfred Mann, Manfred Mann Chapter Three and Manfred Mann's Earth Band. 
He is 80 years old 🎈

 I picked up a bread mix from Waitrose last Saturday. Time for the bread maker to come out.
I got Kenny the Kenwood out for a very quick play too.
Then to rest the leg, by writing yesterday's blog post....
The chocolate orange tray bake turned out alright ;)
Light lunch
My sewing pattern to make my own skirts arrived in the post.
My friend phoned and suggested watching 
The Great Sewing Bee.
I managed to track down Series 4.
The bread turned out to alright as well.
My youngest son has a bit and loved it!
He sat and watched a episode of The Great British Sewing Bee.
Hubby went to shop in Aldi after work.
Much better in there, there was a cleaning station for the trolley and your hands.
Ordered more fabric to make some skirts for me.
The books from the Great British Sewing Bee show was bit expensive for me.
I have another book coming tomorrow to help with my tasks of improving my wardrobe!!!
Tea was ready.
Vegetarian tonight!
Hubby went to do my job.
I watched more of the Sewing Bee.
We caught up with the news when he came back. 
Some fun in Parliament earlier↑↑↑
Sleep Tea.
More sewing to do tomorrow,
With the leg up of course!


Wednesday 5 August 2020

Back To Talking To The Kitchen Wall!

There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say - Cyril Connolly
Welcome to my Hump of the Week 🐫
Having a rest from walking....
Back on that walking 🎑 tomorrow.
 Brew and Hug time↑
Out for a little walk↓
  When we got back.
We enjoyed coffee in the garden.
 Quick play↓
Read of the newspaper↓
 Richard Huxley  was an English musician who was the bassist for the Dave Clark Five, a group that was part of the British Invasion.
Born at Livingstone Hospital, Dartford, Kent, he joined the group in 1958, and played on all of the band's hits including "Glad All Over" and "Bits and Pieces". He was the only member of the group who did not write songs. After the group disbanded in 1970, Huxley pursued a career in property development but maintained an involvement in the music business. He was in attendance for the ceremonial induction of the group into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2008, along with Lenny Davidson and Dave Clark.He would have been 80 years old 🎈
He died aged 72 in 2013.
 Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE was an English actor. After an early career on the stage, Guinness was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), in which he played nine different characters, The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), for which he received his first Academy Award nomination, and The Ladykillers (1955). He collaborated six times with director David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), General Yevgraf Zhivago in Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Professor Godbole in A Passage to India (1984). He also portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi in George Lucas's original Star Wars trilogy; for the original 1977 film, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 50th Academy Awards.He died in 2000 aged 86 
   I put the breadmaker on.
Made some scones.
I had a letter from my late dad's solicitor, seeing if we were going to hold off until January next year before disputing his estate three ways..... 
Mmmmmm no to that.
My dad's house will be put on the market soon....
Just think of the 6 months interest the solicitor will be gathering in THEIR bank account!!!!
While I was talking to my younger brother, I missing the timer going off for the scones...
The stones were a bit over done....
Hubby had made room by the front door,
Sorted out the shoe rack......
Light lunch time↓
 Cheddar and Sun Dried Tomato bread was ready!
 Followed by Tea at 3
Writes yesterday's blog post.
Followed by a go on the sewing machine..
More face masks made↓
 Our sons helped out sorting out the uniform for the upcoming uniform bank this month.
We had our treat of the month↓
 Fish and Chips 
Moving onto two episodes of:
Of to work I go.
Big tune time↓
Just enough light left when I got home↓
 I jumped into a nice hot shower.
Followed by a lovely sleep tea↓
 Off to look around Hanbury Hall tomorrow...
Hoping for NO rain...... 


Friday 15 May 2020

Finger Licking Tasty!

It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune - Woody Allen.
Welcome to the Friday Feeling🎈
The sun is out....
Time to enjoy a warm hug and cup of tea↓
 We had breakfast.
Them got dressed.
Out in the sunshine↓
 Blue skies↓
 Gets back home.
Hubby goes back to work↓
I look inside the newspaper↓
 My face covering arrived↓
 I wrote yesterday's blog post.
Light lunch time↓
 Bread maker gets put on↓
 Tea and cake time↓
 We got 4 out of 6 on the TV themes quiz.
I made my hubby a face mask↓
 It was nice to have a old favourite for tea!
Finger licking fish and chips↓
 We watched the Trump Press Conference↓
 Bread comes out nice↓
 Off to work I go↓
 Music time↓
I came back.
Hopped into the car for a quick ride to Lidl↓
 I got the milk  for tomorrow.
Now to watch Top of The Pops from 1989↓
Broke into some loud warbling when Then Jerico appeared 
 (I still have the 12 inch of Sugar Box)
I have most of Then Jerico's singles and their albums...
Here is a quick refresh of some of their hits...↓
 I had to fast forward some of the songs featured on top of the pops....oh dear!
 At least I like the number 1↓
 I am looking forward to the October Top of The Pops when Jive Bunny goes back to Number 1 with my favourite song of their's↓
Jive Bunny still has a few fans like me I found out on Twitter :)
Off to a warm bed to enjoy some Friday Feeling🎈