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Our Local Food Swap

Some of the items at our local food swap Belated Happy New Year to you for 2015! It’s been a while since I posted, I know. 2014 wasn’t the fun year it initially promised to be for personal reasons and … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2013

Happy New Year! How was your 2013? Ours started slowly, with the snow putting the brakes on some of our plans, but turned out to be surprisingly good – if twisty-turny. We started the year determined to find a house … Continue reading

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Giant pumpkins

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Huggable Hens

Wow – how times flies. It’s been a while since I posted here for various reasons – suddenly having unexpectedly had to move house again for the second time in 18 months has been a bit preoccupying, not to mention exhausting (more … Continue reading

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Our first organic veg box

Just for a change, Doug has started ordering us a weekly organic veg box to experiment with. Believe it or not, it’s the first time we’ve ever signed up to a veg box scheme – mainly because for years we … Continue reading

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New TV show – Something for Nothing

Just a quick message for anyone this might interest. A nice lady who is helping developing a new TV show for Channel 4 called Something For Nothing called me last week. She is looking for interesting frugal-minded people to feature … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Sorry, this is later than advertised as I’ve unfortunately been ill lately with a nasty cold bug, but here is the interview I was telling you about that I did on the Chrissy B Show recently. It’s about 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Christmas Budgeting

Have you started planning for Christmas yet? I’m really looking forward to it this year. I love the festive season anyway, but this year I’m especially looking forward to the break from work as it’s been a busy few months since … Continue reading

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Summer talks in Essex

How are you? I don’t know about you but it seems to me that 2012 is flying by. I can’t believe it’s May already – you certainly couldn’t tell from the weather! As I write this there is a huge lake … Continue reading

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A Busy 2012

How’s your 2012 going so far? Mine has been very busy as usual. No rest for the wicked as they say! I am writing another non-fiction book which has to be finished in just a couple of months, so very busy with … Continue reading

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