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I got a blogger award from Words That Can Only Be Your Own! A sunshine award no less! As part of the award you have to answer some questions about yourself. Favourite colour: Turquoise then yellow Favourite animal: I have been thinking about this all morning – its such a hard question! I think the…

Tuesday Tune

This weeks tune which is on the continuing theme of female guitarists, is from Wild Flag who feature this weeks choice Carrie Brownstien. In 2006 she was the only woman to earn a spot in the Rolling Stone readers’ list of the 25 “Most Underrated Guitarists of All-Time.” Now this is one cool lady who…

What Would Nigella Do?

  What would Nigella do? Is the question every girl or boy has to ask themselves daily at some point while cooking. Hang on you say, does this recipe really need all this sugar, cream, or butter? Well just think WWND? And there is your answer. I think every kitchen needs one of these hanging…

A Few Random Things

Our kitchen is plastered and has a base coat of paint on it now! The flooring is coming next! I broke our George Foreman lean, mean, grilling machine. Dammit, it is pretty much all my kitchen left at the moment! Sorry to Rob’s sister who kindly bought it for us as a xmas pressie a…

Put a Bird On It

Disclaimer – please don’t roll your eyes and think “not another bloody Portlandia/PABOI post, Helen’s a bit late to come to the party” etc. This post is really for the benefit of all the oldies in my family who read my blog to explain why we say PABOI (shout out to my Mum!) A year…

Tuesday Tune

Ahh remember the 90’s? When you had to put a little effort into finding new bands and buying music? Namely staying up late to listen to certain radio shows and trying to catch the names of the artists in your poor quality headphones plugged into your huge stereo, and trying to tape songs without the…

Trex Cookery Book

I mentioned previously that I like vintage cookery books. This is the latest addition to my collection, the 1966 Trex Cookery book. I won it from eBay for the small fee of ¬£2.19 including postage, and I am quiet pleased with it as it is pretty good condition. Now Trex is nasty stuff in my…

More Cupcake Decorating

I found this video on YouTube, or rather YouTube recommended it to me! Its a good one so I thought I would share it with my blog readers (You will like this one Mum!) I want to have a go at the ruffled one, after all it looks really easy, right? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWA8MGXtgMI&feature=g-vrec&context=G2d136e7RVAAAAAAAABA