• meal planning

    Meal plans – w/e 23/09/21

    Meal Plans – w/e 23/09/21 We are a household of 2 – yet we have 3 freezers and they are all currently almost full. We need to run them down so we can get used to living without this much freezer space. On the boat we will not have a freezer, if we do it will be a tiny space, enough room for a bag of peas and a couple of ice pops. This weeks meal plan is a lets get the freezer stock down. I am hoping we can get it down to 2 after this week.    Friday…

  • narrowboat

    Our narrowboat Wishlist

    Our narrowboat Wishlist I have to start by saying we are realists, we know that for now and for this first foray into living on a narrowboat there will be compromises.  We still have a few things that are deal…

  • Uncategorized

    All change at the Mill

        I have had itchy feet for a while now. Do not worry, no fungal infections… what I mean is I want to move. If you follow me on any socials, you will have realised I have become a…

  • Uncategorized

    Yard and Coop Manchester review

    Yard and Coop is a fried chicken restaurant in Manchester.  I had been craving proper fried chicken for ages, so we decided to go for my birthday lunch. Yard and Coop The restaurant itself is light, but not brightly lit.…

  • meal planning

    Another week another meal plan

    Last weeks meal plans went rather awry. We had a huge delivery of wood, which took me 2 days to move. This extra physical labour on top of my usual chores left me drained. So we had a few ready…

  • meal planning

    Meal plans w/e 17th January 2020

    Another week another meal plan. A mix of old favourites and some new dishes.  We managed to mostly stick to last weeks plan, dropped one day as I was so tired and neither of us were very hungry.  Am pleased…

  • meal planning

    Meal plans 4th – 10th January 2020

    Meal plans Meal plans for the week. Trying to plan for 3 meals plus snacks a day. my attempt to keep my eating on track. Saturday Breakfast: Boiled eggs and soldiers Lunch: Soup and bread Tea:  Pizza – One with potatoes…

  • Uncategorized

    20 for 2020 – goals for the year

    20 for 2020; No resolutions as they are made to be broken.  Instead I am setting myself 20 goals. People are already tweeting about it being the roaring twenties. Well I am woman hear me roar. With my big gob…

  • review

    Yakumama – Todmorden – restaurant review

    Yakumama – Review We were first alerted to Yakumama via social media, they were running a kickstarter to open their own permanent space in Todmorden. We thought the food sounded exciting so we bought a meal. I am so glad…

  • Uncategorized

    Thai Green Veggie Curry

    Thai green curry is such a delicious veggie dish.  You can use just veggies or add tofu too. We recently discovered that halloumi works really well. This is not a recipe per se. More a this is how we do…