Being self sufficient in 2017

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Re: Being self sufficient in 2017

Post: #289630 Flo
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:57 am

6 months in approximately through the year and the cut up tea towels that were no use for drying up have also gone the distance as they were no longer even fit to clean up with.

It's time to replace certain items of underwear - sorry can't make bras and knickers. Can do a lot of things but those items are outside my DIY skills.

I wonder if someone has opened that shop yet?

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Re: Being self sufficient in 2017

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Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:19 am

I went into the local bigger town up the road yesterday morning for a change of scenery. Things are closing down and it was quiet - must be that we are all self sufficient. The plans to do something with the old bus station now there is a new one have come unstuck as no-one wants to commit to new shops in the town. All I wanted was a new handbag which came from the charity shop.

T***o has sent me my Christmas points statement - it's not going to be worth spending and I can't see what I'm going to spend them on either. The food cupboards are full to overflowing and the veggies are being frozen at a rate of knots. Oh and the doctor wants me to lose weight as part of a regime to get my knees replaced (they are looking for excuses locally not to do knees due to the NHS being cash strapped and the demand being great).

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Re: Being self sufficient in 2017

Post: #290152 Wombat
Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:25 am

Hey Gang!

Long time no talky talk! :mrgreen:

Here is our "To Do" list for the next 12 months!

I know we wont get through everything but I hope to cross a few off

http://www.underthechokotree.com/index. ... &Itemid=67

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Re: Being self sufficient in 2017

Post: #290153 Odsox
Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:55 am

Hi Nev, nice to see you back again. :wave:

My to do list is to get more done. I have been having a lot of back trouble lately and as a result jobs have been left undone, mainly the more energetic manual jobs.
Other than that, continue being self sufficient in veg and seasonally self sufficient in fruit, and to stop growing F1 varieties of produce for whatever reason.
Tony

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Re: Being self sufficient in 2017

Post: #290157 Flo
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:57 am

That is some to do list Mr Nev Wombat. Doesn't sound like a one year list mind. :iconbiggrin:

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Post: #290179 Wombat
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:39 am

:mrgreen: Well, I can always hope Flo!
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Re: Being self sufficient in 2017

Post: #290182 ina
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:41 am

Woohoo - Wombat is back! :wave:

Will read your list after work...
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Post: #290183 Wombat
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:00 am

:mrgreen: Hey Ina!
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Re: Being self sufficient in 2017

Post: #290184 Flo
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:08 pm

I wonder if the Wombat's list ever involves starting a job to find that two or three other things need to be done in order to be able to get on with it?

Perhaps it's just my planning .............

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Re: Being self sufficient in 2017

Post: #290186 Green Aura
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:42 pm

No, not just you Flo. We regularly laugh at our efforts to find some sensible starting point, for many of our efforts.
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Re: Being self sufficient in 2017

Post: #290187 Odsox
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:26 pm

I have the opposite problem, or at least different, as I've developed a butterfly mind.
I decide to do a job, then on my way to do it I find something else that is more important to do, and while going to get the tools to do the second job I find an even more important job to do.
That first job rarely gets done until it becomes even much more important.
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