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Merry christmas

Time flies really. 2015 nearly gone bar christmas of course. This year christmas is reasonably painless for us. Now christmas eve we are fluffing about and preparing for boxing day dinner. Advertisements

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Just some bitty bits

The sniffles decided on a last desperate attempt to get me down this week. They nearly succeeded, but a hot bath and an early night saved me.

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Happy books!

It should not come as a surprise that I state yet again “I love cooking baking etc” My place of stress relief and place of creativity. But it needed a new impulse ………… or 2.

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Comfort food

When Friday comes the weekend starts and really all we want is to drop everything and to relax

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Dinners

Over the last two weeks we had two sets of people over for dinner.

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Shiney things

Villiedieu-les-poeles is a small city that thanks to the knights Hospitaller and a generous nobleman way back when have an interesting speciality. It has copper/brass workmen. Copper the artsy fartsy way, culinary way, but also in the large bell way.

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Some bits and bobs

Last week I wrote about the service provided, but also that we spent the weekend with my parents. Part of that weekend was also a short walk with them on Sunday before we drove home and pancakes.

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Getting egg trained

Recently I wrote about our latest family addition. Well it has arrived and it has been used……a lot. We really have been using it more than anticipated.

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Easter was spent baking

Baking and sewing I should say really. Here and there we threw in family fun for good measure. I baked a normal bread, which was pretty decent, a sour dough which was awesome, hot cross buns for SO’s family, Chelsea … Continue reading

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Baking again

This time the baking challenge was twofold. Focaccia, the scary bread by Paul Hollywood and scones.

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