Monthly Archives: June 2012

Feeling Tired

I am feeling so tired this week.  I don’t know what the matter is with me!  I treated myself to breakfast take out rather then making my own. Porridge with fruit compote from Le Pain Quotidien.  I really enjoyed a … Continue reading

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Flowers For Fathers

My Daddy and my husband love flowers.  As does my Step-Father.  So in appreciation of the Fathers in my life, here are some beautiful flowers I hope they will enjoy. And in memory of the Fathers of some of my … Continue reading

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A Different View On Life

What did we have for breakfast today? Here’s a clue?  Something green on the outside and an amazing pinky/red on the inside. Yes, Watermelon. This is one of Harvey’s favourite foods and when he saw it in the kitchen this … Continue reading

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3 Meals Out

No blog yesterday as I had a little drinkie after work in this pub.  Pear cider which was ice cold and so refreshing, I have walked past Old Thameside Inn loads of times but never been in.  There is a … Continue reading

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Macro what you may wonder?  What is she going on about today?  Macro biotics?  Not really.  I came close with breakfast but I had raspberries and a banana and fruit is not macrobiotic.  The 50 g soaked overnight and eaten … Continue reading

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Back To Counting

Back to counting points today.  I confess I rather enjoyed it as it gave me a goal and now, at the end of the day, a sense of satisfaction for having stuck to my daily allowance. Breakfast = 9 30 … Continue reading

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Caffeine Free Zone

Tonight I celebrate going 3 days with no caffeine.  Yes, that means no coffee and no tea.  I am giving up because I was gradually having more and more.  What started as the occasional cup on my way in to … Continue reading

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New Pleasures

I made several new foodie things today but started with an old favourite, oats with cinnamon, raisins and apple. Porridge made with 1/3 cup oats, 1/3 cup water, 1/3 cup soya milk, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tbsp raisins, 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Nurturing Vegetables

“Mummy, you must have been tired when you went to bed last night” were the first words I heard uttered this morning by my youngest.  He was so shocked to see my clothes strewn across the floor he assumed I … Continue reading

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Enoki Phenoki

Flat white Friday treat from Monmouth :-). For some bizarre reason, I also bought an almond croissant.  Why?  I was feeling so good about my healthy eating of the past 2 days but then a fleeting moments stupidity and there … Continue reading

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