Today I had guests and made a salad for my 80 year old grandmother and my sister. I think I freaked them out originally as when they looked at the salad and had faces full scepticism. I tried to not laugh until I heard my sister say "I thought this would be horrible but its … Continue reading Day 636: Strawberry and Spinach salad.
Today I thought I'd have ago at an old Scrawlrbox that I got lost with and tried to draw a mouse or in this house we call them the squeakers. As we have cats and one of them loves to make frogs and mice squeal. I love the Charcoal and Chalk pencils in the May … Continue reading Day 633: Ze Squeaker.
I adore Blueberries and had some left over from a Too Good To Go Magic box so I made a small batch of blueberry cupcakes. This recipe makes a pair of amazing mug cakes if you don't want to make mini cupcakes. They are sweet and juicy. If you don't want the batter to turn … Continue reading Day 632: Apple and Blueberry cupcakes.
Today I got out the house again!! I'm still uncomfortable leaving the house on my own but I'm forcing myself as I don't want the bullies in the world to win because I can't wear a mask and can't hear people wearing a mask because I am a hearing-impaired lip reader. As a treat when … Continue reading Day 631: Watermelon and Blueberry Smoothie.
I went nuts on our fruit bowl tonight and made a fruit salad with a tangy twist. When I make a salad you don't always want to have it sweet or swimming in juice so today I added a Vinaigrette dressing over my salad to give it a bit of a tangy taste to the … Continue reading Day 630: Sweet and Tangy Fruit Salad.
I went to Tesco yesterday and bought some Pearl Barley. I bought the Barley because I wanted to add a different grain to my soups than rice. Today I used some Carrots from my weekend Too Good To Go Box with some Left over chicken and Barley to make a wholesome and filling soup full … Continue reading Day 629: Chicken and Barley Soup.
I used my Upcrate materials today between unpacking some amazing post that's arrived for some future blog projects. This piece is based off the prompt Magical Fantasy. The first thing I thought of was the most magical fictional place in the world Hogwarts School of Witchcraft. Harry Potter is one of the first modern Multi … Continue reading Day 628: Magical Hogwarts.
I went out again today to pick up a Too Good To Go Morrisons Magic Bag and to visit my Local Hobbycraft as they were fundraising for Together For Short Lives and I wanted to get some of their goodie bags. Sadly I struggle to get in store or anywhere near some of the Midland … Continue reading Day 627: Viviva Butterfly.
For the first time since face masks have become mandatory to be worn in shops in the UK; I was made to feel like I was on an Island and wanting the earth to open up and swallow me whole. I went to my local Decathlon today because I can't get into the hospital for … Continue reading Day 626: Being on an Island.
Today I've spent 8 hours emptying my pen stationery draw sets and reorganised and tidied up all of my pens after finding a few extra boxes full of pens I had forgotten about (Have a look at the photo I posted on Social media I have loads of pens). I also managed to draw a … Continue reading Day 625: Island at Midnight.