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Skinflint Sunday: It's Taco day!!!

I’m quite proud of my crops on the front porch. It’s very difficult to grow a cat.

The lime verbena has bounced back after winter. I’ve started harvesting lemon verbena, lime verbena and mint for herbal tea. 293 more words


Spring unfurls its scents

all around the garden. The jasmine is heavy in the evening on the front deck and along the guest entrance; the mock orange (Philadelphus) that I have grown from a cutting has one flower on it which smells like ambrosia; the wisteria has a light skipping fragrance and the yellow rose in a pot smells like lemon sherbet. 432 more words



Things have been pretty busy around here since the new model thermomix came out and then school started again. I’ve been having a lovely time zipping around and doing demos showing off Sheldon, but when I woke up this morning and walked around, things seemed slightly ragged around the edges in the Frogdancer household. 220 more words


Skinflint Sunday: Get out there and plant some seeds!

Mrs Popplesfield with a stolen sock.

She’s been in season for the last week or so. The boys were delighted, especially Murphy and Bertie. Fortunately for Poppy they’ve all had the snip so her virtue remained intact. 418 more words