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Showing posts with label lemons. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lemons. Show all posts

Monday 23 January 2023

Need To Get Away From The Cabin Fever!

 I turned down This Is Your Life.I couldn't bear to think of all those cross wives - Roger Moore
Welcome to my Monday Motiviation 🎈
I am feeling much better :)
Up early to do the Heardles:
Heardle 60s:
My results:
Back on the Breakfast with Brew.
On goes the thermal vest and several layers.
I gives hubby a sloppy wet one 💋 before he goes to work.
I got rid of the cardboard that older son left in the kitchen from his new bed.
Out of the bin he had thrown the still wrapped chocolate orange I gave him for Christmas, plus a CD his younger brother had bought himself from HMV↓
Words will have to mentioned later.
I am going out for an hour in Sexy Beast.
Cabin Fever is setting in, as I haven't been out for a week!
I pop into Sainsburys.
Bump into some of my old customers I delivered mail to. We had a good yak.
Then I carried on getting some bits.
Now back home with them.
Coffee machine goes on.
Gets Kenny out for a quick play.
I used all the 6 lemons I had.
The cupcakes and lemon tart goes in the oven.
The dishwasher goes on twice!
Coffee time.
Get the cupcakes out to cool.
Liquid lunch time.
I decorated the cupcakes.
Lemon tart looks nice↓
I writes 3 blog posts.
Hubby comes back and a sloppy wet one 💋
He had pizza.
I had a salad.
No more Stir Fries for me after what I have gone through in the past two weeks!
Now to look into today's newspaper.
UK No.1 on this day in 1959:
Jane Morgan - The Day the Rains Came.
US No.1 on this day in 1965:
Petula Clark - Downtown.
US No.1 on this day in 1971:
Tony Orlando and Dawn - Knock Three Times
We watched two more episodes of:
Sleep Tea Time.
More blogging tomorrow....




Monday 5 April 2021

When The World Gives You Lemons...

I've been on more laps than a napkin - Mae West
Bank Holiday Monday
Welcome to my Monday 🍥
 Hug with brew.
I wanted to get the newspaper before it gets really busy with people.
Where has the sun gone?
Out in Sexy Beast we go..
It's now starting to snow ⛄
It's really cold....brrrrrr
Says hello to everyone in the shop when I get my newspaper.
Goes past my dad's, still looking like a public car park...
Back home.
The lawn looks nice :)
The blossom is coming out now on the tree.
Quick coffee before starting on the Easter Cake.
Hubby goes on to put the boarder on the wall in the toilet room.
I have a date with lemons...
I had a little play with Kenny as well.
The sponges were put in the oven to bake.
Hubby had finished putting the boarder up.
Once the cake had cooled down from being in the oven.
Time for some decoration!
Now for a special Afternoon Tea.
(at home)
That was so nice and yummy.
Dishwasher emptied and loaded up.
Plus the washing machine went on 3 times!
I carried on writing yesterday's blog post.
Once that was done and published.
Tea at 3. 
I went off to have a nice hot shower!
The curtain rings on the curtain rail above the front door wasn't holding the curtain.....
Nearly 12 years that has been there...
Time for a longer curtain rail that covers the little window and front door!
I ordered one and picking it up tomorrow.
Next on the to do list.
1)Get a new bed for the son that sleeps in the box room. 
2) Another mattress for the other son. 
As we are not going away on holiday at Whitsun.
Sheds and loft is going to be sorted out too. 
We weren't very hungry come teatime.
We had crumpets with grated cheese...
Then we caught up with today's episode of 
Judge Rinder.
Then I caught up with today's newspaper.
Crispian St. Peters (born Robin Peter Smith) was an English pop singer-songwriter, best known for his work in the 1960s, particularly hit songs written by duo The Changin' Times, including "The Pied Piper" and Ian & Sylvia's "You Were on My Mind". 
He would have been 82 years old 🎈
He sadly died aged 71 in 2010
Allan Clarke  (born in Salford, Lancashire, England) is an English pop rock singer, who was one of the founding members and the original lead singer of the Hollies. He achieved international hit singles with the group and is credited as co-writer on several of their best-known songs, including "On a Carousel", "Carrie Anne", "Jennifer Eccles" and "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress". He retired from performing in 1999, but returned to the music industry in 2019. Clarke was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.
He is 79 years old 🎈
Stan Ridgway  is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and film and television composer known for his distinctive voice, dramatic lyrical narratives, and eclectic solo albums. He was the original lead singer and a founding member of the band Wall of Voodoo.
He is 67 years old 🎈
Gene  Pitney was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and sound engineer.
Pitney charted 16 top 40 hits in the United States, four in the top ten. In the United Kingdom, he had 22 top 40 hits, and 11 singles in the top ten. Among his most famous hits are "Town Without Pity", "(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance", "Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa", "I'm Gonna Be Strong", and "It Hurts To Be In Love". He also wrote the early 1960s hits "Rubber Ball" recorded by Bobby Vee, "Hello Mary Lou" by Rick Nelson, and "He's a Rebel" by the Crystals. In 2002, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He sadly died on this day in 2006 aged 66.
We missed the first half an hour of the new 
Louis Theroux: Shooting Joe Exotic
We will watch it from the beginning tomorrow.
Sleep Tea.
More things for hubby to do tomorrow....
(Making the most of him while on holiday!
What could go wrong?????) 


Tuesday 12 May 2020

Touchy Tuesday

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status - Laurence J Peter
Welcome to my Tuesday Lockdown 🎈
I had nice warm hug and cup of tea↓
 Had breakfast.
Got dressed.
Now for our daily walk↓
 Trolley waiting for a bus, at the bus stop↓
 Back home in the sunshine↓
  Hubby went back to work...
Quick read of the newspaper↓
 Steve Winwood is an English singer, songwriter and musician.Winwood was a key member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith and Go. He also had a successful solo career with hits including "While You See a Chance", "Valerie", "Back in the High Life Again" and two US Billboard Hot 100 number ones, "Higher Love" and "Roll with It" charting 20 years after the start of his recording career. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Traffic in 2004.He is 72 years old 🎈
 Perry Como  was an American singer, actor and television personality. He died aged 88 in 2001.
  Time for coffee and nibbles↓
 Caught up with yesterday's blog.
Now to play with some lemons↓
 I made a retro Lemon Meringue Pie.
I used crushed biscuits as the base instead of pastry. 
I put it in the oven.
Light lunch time↓
 We did sit outside for five minutes.
The sun went in, and it got cold.
Back in the house we go.
I had a nasty headache come on.
So I had to try and sleep it off.
The Lemon Meringue turned out right:)
 We did Tea at 4pm.
 I did a nice evening meal involving
Linguine, onions,mushrooms and bacon bits.
 The dessert was going down↓
 Off to work I go↓
 With some great music to sing along with:
It was still light when I got home.
 All the lights came on in the garden↓
 We carried on watching season 5 of Hill Street Blues.
Tim Robbins popped up in the episode we were watching↓
 Hoping we will have a warm hump tomorrow and not a cold one!