Project Life Revisited | Weeks 25 and 26

Week 25: It was a slow news week. The Boy Child had a Zoom meeting with his teacher and fellow students. Tilly had the right idea. We met up with my lovely SiL for a socially-distanced walk in the woods with the dogs. Week 26: I had an appointment at my GP's surgery. I made … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 25 and 26

Lockdown Baking | Oat and Cranberry Cookies

Ingredients:•85 g butter• 75 g soft brown sugar• 1 tsp vanilla essence• 75 g dried cranberries• 50 g plain flour• 75 g porridge oats• 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda• 1/2 tsp salt Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 180 C/gas mark 4. 2. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in … Continue reading Lockdown Baking | Oat and Cranberry Cookies

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 17 and 18

Week 17: Week 6 of Lockdown and one of emotional highs and lows. There was the cooking to new recipes. There was the birth of our latest great-nephew; he arrived in dramatic style, in the car, in the car park of the hospital. Mummy delivered her own baby while Daddy was parking the car. All … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 17 and 18

Month in Numbers | April 2020

Was April awful? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 18 online sessions of Pilates. 30 more days of Lockdown, bringing the UK's total number of days in Lockdown to 42. There were 15 mornings of homeschooling. We made 7 rainbows for our windows. I sent 9 pieces of Happy Mail. My highest daily … Continue reading Month in Numbers | April 2020

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 15 and 16

Week 15: Week 4 of lockdown. Nature continued doing her Spring thing. I made time for scrapbooking. We stood in the front door on Thursday and joined our neighbours in applauding all those working on the front line. Week 16: The week began with a glorious sunrise (which made me surprisingly emotional). There was TV … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 15 and 16