It's been a busy few days. On Friday we drove up to Scotland ready for a family wedding on the Saturday, Sunday saw us hitting the road for home after having a brilliant time celebrating with the happy couple and lots of our other family members from North of the border.
Yesterday we dashed round like blue arsed flies catching up with things at home, before taking the hire kilt back into Llandudno, doing lots of other little errands and arranging to donate one of our sofas to the British Heart Foundation in readiness for redecorating the living room later this month (or early next if we run out of time ....which is more than likely). On our way home we picked the dogs up from the kennels. So now it's all back to normal at home ... well as normal as it ever gets here that is 😉
One thing I'm determined not to do much of for the rest of this month is shop. After the last couple of weeks spent filling the chest freezer with homegrown vegetables, fruit and sauces, and filling the cupboards with jams and marmalades, trailing round supermarkets or shops is the last thing on my agenda. So to help with this, as you can see from the top photo, I have decided to get back to weekly menu planning.
Fifteen or so minutes spent with pencil and paper on Monday morning means that our evening meals for the whole week are sorted out, so no more standing staring into the fridge hoping desperately for inspiration to strike after a hard couple of hours in the polytunnel.
It also means that after a couple of weeks I should be able to 'shop' once a week from the chest freezer in the workshop and put everything we are going to be using jnto the smaller freezer in the house saving me dashing backwards and forwards looking for things .... well that's the plan anyway 😊
To make space, this week and for however long supplies last, we are eating down the contents of this freezer. It's a bit like the Challenges I used to do really, and I'm already enjoying myself!!