Yesterday I promised to give you more information about DIY food supercharging. Here it is – I’ve known for a long time that oats are good for you. They keep you regular. They taste nice. They’re low GI so they keep you full for longer. But did you know that oats are higher in protein, … More Supercharging food 2
In the mere blink of an eye our lives have changed. Done a 360. COVID19 has done that. Globally. That’s quite an achievement. We had one of those bizarrely surreal days yesterday. In the prelude to that we’d gone for our usual – no, UNusual – weekly foodshop the day before. Over the last few … More In search of alcohol
The enemy of COVID19 is a healthy immune system. And one way of boosting that is to feed yourself well. I’ve got interesting news for you … you can supercharge your food for FREE. The following is a reworked version from a couple of yeas ago – A while back I wrote a post called … More Supercharging your food
Dare I say it? Coronavirus panic. Here, it’s gone ridiculously crazy. Stockpiling is out of control. So, in the spirit of sharing knowledge and providing alternatives to some things that are well, scarcer than hen’s eggs – I present you with an egg alternative. And a few other tit bits. The stuff in canned beans … More No eggs? No problem!
The other day as I was wandering down the aisles of our local supermarket looking for those disappearing rolls of toilet paper (not really! we have enough for now) my eyes were drawn to this bright red packet. I wasn’t sure I was reading right. So I picked it up. Yes. It definitely said crickets. … More Crickets
I have some concerns about my sanity at present. This morning I washed my hair. It was long overdue. Greasy, yukky. I reached for the bottle of shampoo. Squeezed a generous dollop into my hand. Lathered it in vigorously. Except – there was no lather. It seemed to get sucked in – slurrp! Oh dear, … More Am I losing My Marbles?
Himself has been at it again. Creating masterpieces. He has developed something he calls Damascus Wood. You may have heard of Damascus Steel. During our road trip to Darwin I asked my brother, who lives there, to help me make a knife. He’s a master craftsman. Well – he and Himself did. While I watched … More Damascus Wood
Having completed The Parrots, I believe I mentioned that I would be painting a cat as my next paint by numbers artwork. I am pleased to announce that The Cat is now finished. And I am ever so pleased with the result. However, it has not been without its challenges. Teeny tiny numbers not even … More The Cat by numbers
Himself has been busy renovating again. Our laundry has been long overdue for a make-over. It has been a work in progress for a few months. For a small room, it’s a big job. Old, open wall shelving was removed. Thought to be a good idea at the time, it never really fitted the brief. … More My New Laundry
I always thought painting by numbers was for kids. I was SO very wrong as I discovered when I was gifted a kit of flowers to paint I got hooked. And ordered two more. The parrots are delightully colourful. And here is the virgin canvas with its plethora of tiny numbers and spots waiting for … More I Painted Parrots