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by clare
Wed Jan 15, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Fussy Eater
Replies: 4
Views: 2722

Re: Fussy Eater

Why is she veggie? are you?? Anyway you can disguise veggies in quorn Bolognese sauce or lasagne or fish pie or fish cakes.make your own veggie burgers just almost puree them up and mix into all of the above.until you have perfected it all give her a multi vitamin.
by clare
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: christmas,who loves it??what do you do?
Replies: 7
Views: 1089

Re: christmas,who loves it??what do you do?

Goodness I agree, no christmas songs till December .our greenery and tree doesn't go up until the 22nd Dec and the tv only goes on if there's a good family christmas film on.absolutely no xfactor ,strictly,I'm a celebrity etc that is why we play board games,not just at christmas ! My children only g...
by clare
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: christmas,who loves it??what do you do?
Replies: 7
Views: 1089

christmas,who loves it??what do you do?

Whatever your religious or non religious beliefs who loves Christmas??Well I do...... Its the whole feasting together as a family, the decorating of the tree(ours is real in a pot grown on each year) and the house with greenery from the garden. The making of crackers and mince pies. The making and s...
by clare
Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Feeling more connected
Replies: 3
Views: 777

Re: Feeling more connected

I firmly believe that the simple life is the key to a happy life,all the complicatiions of today's world is the root of a lot of people's problems.the pressures of the modern world are so heavy but when you just enjoy baking,sewing,gardening or just simple reading in front of a fire are far more rel...
by clare
Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Does anyone NOT have a television?
Replies: 80
Views: 25540

Re: Does anyone NOT have a television?

We have tv as hubby can't live without it but I watch very few programmes I read a good book or knit or sew instead.I do watch gardeners world and history programmes.I do love a period drama but have to record them as hubby hates them so I could just live with a laptop.we do watch a film as a family...
by clare
Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: @*!%@*** Royal Mail
Replies: 16
Views: 2541

Re: @*!%@*** Royal Mail

Yes I do know about eBay and signed for but my items are only low value so I am covered by the proof of posting.any more expensive items I always get insurance/ signed for.I never sell overseas either as it is a very grey area on what is covered.but thanks for the advice.
by clare
Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: @*!%@*** Royal Mail
Replies: 16
Views: 2541

Re: @*!%@*** Royal Mail

I had that recently with an eBay package,it was a light book and had it weighed and measured in the post office under the new rules went large letter,but it seems not all postoffice staff know about the new charges cause the poor lady who bought it had to pay £1:45 to get it and waited 10 days to ge...
by clare
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: What are you havesting
Replies: 240
Views: 40957

Re: What are you havesting

We are harvesting,raspberrys lettuce,tomatoes,cucumber,cougettes,spring onions,onions,potatoes, carrots and apples & plums.my corn looks tiny this year compared to last.and I still have no runner beans although the plants have bushed up a bit and have a few flowers now.my brasiccas are a disaste...
by clare
Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Disaster no runner beans!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1421

Re: Disaster no runner beans!!!!!

Well not unreasonable as I thought that is how I would feel but now I have none I realise how many I use through the winter,I have a few flowers so I am hoping for a late crop.
by clare
Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: How do we feel about artificial meat?
Replies: 28
Views: 3819

Re: How do we feel about artificial meat?

Ooh no way.enough to make me a veggie!!
by clare
Sun Aug 11, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Disaster no runner beans!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1421

Disaster no runner beans!!!!!

My runner beans are a disaster this year.I re-sowed after they rotted with all the wet weather and then planted them out after the frosts then they were hit by the scorching sun for a few weeks and despite watering well I have 8 spindly vines only just at the top of the poles!!I love runner beans as...
by clare
Sun Aug 11, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Brocolli
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: Brocolli

Oh mine did the same during the really hot weather.I was watering twice a day but maybe not enough as we are so free draing here,it all flowered and I got no heads at all,really miffed as I have always done well with broccoli and my cauliflowers have no heads either just leaves I am hoping they will...
by clare
Sun Aug 11, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: First attempt at bread in a wood-fired oven.
Replies: 8
Views: 3248

Re: First attempt at bread in a wood-fired oven.

Looks fab,we have one outside but have only cooked pizza in it I must try bread too.
Well done....
by clare
Sun Aug 11, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: can they do this to him??
Replies: 25
Views: 3730

Re: can they do this to him??

I understand,we are always worried about under-estimating for that reason if we get it really wrong we will "pay for it" in a manner of speaking later on.I will maybe estimate next years figure more cautiously.
by clare
Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: can they do this to him??
Replies: 25
Views: 3730

Re: can they do this to him??

Well we always give an actual figure as the accounts lady we use does the tax return so we give the figure in time for renewal.we have never had free school dinners or help with uniform.has the threshold gone down for the exemtion certificate this year? We have had one the last 3 years.the good news...

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