I have been having EPIC Jam failures in the kitchen. I assumed on moving to the country I would inherit the Jam making gene. Apparently not! I shall soldier on. In the meantime I have preserved some lemons for a recipe I'm wanting to try. Surely I can't go wrong with preserved lemons........watch this space.
Bread making using Tania's No Knead recipe. So easy and I had some super rising going on when I left it to rest by a warm fire. I served this with ham and homemade vegetable soup.
We said goodbye to Aunty D and my niece. They jetted back to sunny Brisbane. I hate goodbyes, but it won't be for long. We will be seeing them again soon.
Saturday morning sport..........freezing cold (look his nose is pink) but heaps of fun. We head into town afterwards for a wander and coffee. And on this occassion a barber shop visit for the boys.
We have discovered a new cafe. They have delicious baking and great coffee. These two loved their "fluffies" and melting moment biscuits.
A sneak preview! Some goodies to review and a great giveaway coming up.
|Note to self......dust!|
I have been decluttering like a lunatic. I think with it being winter, and being inside more I want less clutter around me. Are you a declutter nutter?
We have had a huge change around with the bedrooms. The boys now have their own rooms. Tom loves having his own space. Bell now "resides" in the playroom. We have named it her "Teen Retreat". I have had another huge toy and clothing clearout. Put some toys away and divided the rest up between Tom and Georges rooms. The set up in each room works well and there is significantly a huge reduction in STUFF.
The boys just were'nt using the playroom. They would go in, grab what they wanted and play in the lounge or their room. Bell has been wanting the playroom since we moved here and is so excited to finally have it. It gives her space away from the boys too.
And as Tom is a very early riser, he now gets up and instead of coming into our room (most of the time), pops his light on and plays.
Georgie's room is very cute, I have a bit of a jungle theme going on here......and of course plenty of bunting.
A cold afternoon in and movie session watching the Lorax.......and the inevitable popcorn cleanup afterwards.
Have a great week!