Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Nice long weekend...

After my bread making on Sunday, I decided to take it easy.
~
I had three pots of tea over the afternoon...
~
i read a little of Rhonda's book...
~
I found this recipe for Hot Cross Buffins.  I'll be making these on Easter weekend!
~
I got to thinking about how much blue and white I have in my home...so I set to and took pictures of some of it.  And it is only some of it!
~
~
~~
~
~
This event is on in a few weeks time so I texted a few of my friends and organised a girls day out.  It should be fun!
~
(Recipe book pic)
Forgot to say that Gus made this chicken dish on Saturday night - very yummy!
~
~
This is my walk-in linen cupboard - stuffed full at the moment.  
~
My stock piles - hubby's deodorant purchased for $2 instead of $3.90, shaving cream $2.90, shampoo/conditioners $2.72, Colgate twin toothbrushes $2.07, Pears hand wash $1.74 - all  half price! 
I only buy the brands we normally use, when they are out at half price.   It's a waste buying brands you don't  like just because they're cheap.  I can go weeks without buying laundry detergent, dishwasher tabs and toiletries.  When things come out at half price, I just need to buy a few to keep the stockpile topped up.
~
I found nally got to my study and gave it a clean!  Oh, so much dust as the desk had been covered in all sorts of crap!  So bad that I hadnt been using the computer at all!
~
This corner still needs attention.  Those manilla folders need to go in the Tax stacker and previous year expired files need to be burned to make room.  I need to wait until our fire season ends at the end of this month then we can have a paddock fire and burn them.
~
I still have a mountain of cook books sitting in piles (here and in the kitchen).  I really need a book case!
~
So there we are, a bit of tidying which has made me feel a bit better. I hate clutter!
~
What did you get up to this weekend?
Cheers - Joolz xx

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

6 comments:

  1. Joolz it's so good to see your stockpile of "specials". Each week I check what is half price that we use and buy loads, be it the washing liquid, finish or deodorant etc. I thought I was a bit obsessive with the half price specials, glad to see you also make the most of a good buy. Sandra

    ReplyDelete
  2. is that a cross stitch on the filing cabinet....think I have done that one myself.........

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes, it has been partially done by my dear old aunt. I blogged about it a few posts back.
      I couldnt find the pattern in her stash but managed to track down a copy from Canada which is on its way to me.
      Its called Autumn Bouqet. She has worked it in petit point on linen so I want to finish it off, there's not much to do.

      Delete
  3. Love all your blue and white pictures. These patterns are so expensive here. My Dutch blood flows to them! We have to stock pile because we are so far from anywhere.Every time I shop I buy some extra items for the pantry. Your looks organized to me. Try having one with eight kids! Never looks tidy.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It looks tidy but there is still a fair bit of junk in there too. I need to do each shelf at a time and get rid of some more stuff. With only two of us home, its easy to keep reasonably tidy.
      :)

      Delete
  4. Lots of lovely blue things there, it's such a good colour that country blue. Very impressive stockpiling!

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...