Day 363 – the day before…..

Thursday 29th December 2011. Today I cleaned up the desk at work, emptied my in-box, and then headed home to do my packing. However I am easily distracted, and between finishing the post for Turtlewings, catching up with a quick G&T and a chat with Jules, and preparing dinner from leftovers, the evening suddenly disappeared. … Continue reading

(Diet) Day 38 – Creamy Broccoli Soup!

Tonight is a quick turnaround night.  After such an early start for my daughters swim team this morning, we’re all exhausted, and in need of fast nourishment. Jules’ broccoli and cheese soup hit the mark, with some crusty bread it was delicious.  The kids finished off with some of Hubbie’s speculoos crumble left over from … Continue reading

(Diet) Day 34 – The night before the Soup Swop…..

Suddenly the Brussels Soup Swop has crept up on us all.  Tomorrow, or as I sit here at 1.15am, actually today, has arrived rather quicker than we thought.  That means in certain kitchens in Brussels tonight, there has been a mild case of panic, sometimes bordering on histeria, creeping into family life.  Yes, we really … Continue reading