Refrigerated

Pantry Restock / Grocery Haul

After cleaning and reorganizing the food storage areas yesterday, I went on a big grocery shopping trip. Here is what it took to bring the kitchen up to fully stocked status: Includes: 2 x Weetabix cereal @ 4.00 each –

Refrigerated

Pantry Restock / Grocery Haul

After cleaning and reorganizing the food storage areas yesterday, I went on a big grocery shopping trip. Here is what it took to bring the kitchen up to fully stocked status: Includes: 2 x Weetabix cereal @ 4.00 each –

Feedbag1

Pantry Refresh

The time has come, the walrus said, to get your kitchen in order. What, the walrus didn’t tell you that? ­čÖé Maybe it’s just me… It was time for a clean-out of all my food storage areas: two large cupboards,

Feedbag1

Pantry Refresh

The time has come, the walrus said, to get your kitchen in order. What, the walrus didn’t tell you that? ­čÖé Maybe it’s just me… It was time for a clean-out of all my food storage areas: two large cupboards,

Screenshot of most recent books read - website version

Why You Need Goodreads

I am a librarian and I read a lot. For years I tracked the books I read by writing down the titles in my day planner on the date I finished reading them. Four years ago, I switched to Goodreads and

Screenshot of most recent books read - website version

Why You Need Goodreads

I am a librarian and I read a lot. For years I tracked the books I read by writing down the titles in my day planner on the date I finished reading them. Four years ago, I switched to Goodreads and

Punch and Judy, Bluebell Railway, Sussex UK

Just-for-Me Book Club: The Reviews Are In – Part 2

The Just-for-Me Book Club is my latest reading project. I asked bloggers and some regular commenters to suggest books for me to read. I have a fabulous list! I have never been more motivated to read, read, read! The list

Punch and Judy, Bluebell Railway, Sussex UK

Just-for-Me Book Club: The Reviews Are In – Part 2

The Just-for-Me Book Club is my latest reading project. I asked bloggers and some regular commenters to suggest books for me to read. I have a fabulous list! I have never been more motivated to read, read, read! The list

Veg

Grocery Revelations from 2016

I have been studying my grocery expenses for 2016 and I’ve decided on a plan of action. You may remember that in 2015, Rom took over the grocery shopping and he did better than me the previous year. But, we

Veg

Grocery Revelations from 2016

I have been studying my grocery expenses for 2016 and I’ve decided on a plan of action. You may remember that in 2015, Rom took over the grocery shopping and he did better than me the previous year. But, we

A little skim of ice on the lake and blue skies for Xmas morning

December – It’s a Wrap!

This month was all about Christmas for my workplace and for my nearby relatives. Even Rom wanted to amp it up more than usual. I tend to get overwhelmed by Christmas stuff and I try to keep it lower-key. Sometimes

A little skim of ice on the lake and blue skies for Xmas morning

December – It’s a Wrap!

This month was all about Christmas for my workplace and for my nearby relatives. Even Rom wanted to amp it up more than usual. I tend to get overwhelmed by Christmas stuff and I try to keep it lower-key. Sometimes

Fall layers

Wardrobe Report 2016

So, last year I spent $1516 on clothing despite budgeting $900. I decided not to set an unrealistic goal this year. I spend $1467, basically the same again. To my shame, I bought a lot of new clothing, which depletes

Fall layers

Wardrobe Report 2016

So, last year I spent $1516 on clothing despite budgeting $900. I decided not to set an unrealistic goal this year. I spend $1467, basically the same again. To my shame, I bought a lot of new clothing, which depletes