• craft

    Crafting: Draft Excluder

    We all have a drafty spot in our homes, what better way to use up old fabric than to make something really useful, like a draft excluder.. You don’t have to run out to the fabric store to get yards of fabric and trimmings, most of the time you have what you need, I had some leftover Laura Ashley curtain fabric some felt and we have an enormous amount of pillows in storage, in fact, enough to supply a small hotel, so I chose the cheap Hollow Polyester filling ones from the likes of Penneys/Primark, where they’re about €6 for a pair, I’m not suggesting for one minute you threaten…

  • Dieting

    Dieting: Not Quite Campbell’s…

    I know I said I was starting the Dukan on Sunday but with too many yummy leftovers from the weekend like roast beef with roast Charlotte/Salad potatoes it was too much temptation to begin a ketosis based diet. So on Monday I got it out of my system! Aldi do the yummiest ‘Mediterranean Wraps’, they’re like a hybrid between a pita and a fajita, I usually chop them up into little wedges and dip them in Tzatziki in the summer with a cool lemonade…but on a slice of one of these, I put some some grated, cheddar, ham, tomatoes and mustard mayo…toppled some rocket (Arugula for my American friends) on…