Tuesday, January 5, 2010

A little progress...

Blogger is not cooperating tonight and won't let me load photos so part 2 of our trip will have to wait until tomorrow.
I have been working on my New Years resolutions (yes I am well aware it is still only week 1!)and seeing some progress. We have been a bit more inventive with our meals. I made a lemon tart (including the pastry) to take to a dinner party last week and last night we made ribs in our slow cooker. It was a meal we enjoyed with friends in the US. They sent us the recipe and it was as good as we remembered!!! HS in particular loved it. Tonight we had lamb koftas with our homemade pita bread - seriously it was good! I gave SH the 'Flatbreads & Flavours' cookbook for Christmas and this was his first attempt from it. Very successful.
I have been stitching this week, working on a piece of handwork. My quilting group is making a friendship quilt for a member who is moving out of town. The last 2 nights I've been so tired and in the past I would of just left it but I decided even if I only did 1 thread it was better than nothing. It is lovely to see it growing.
I have walked, not every night, but a few times this week. Jimmy loves to get out and about and we love to exhaust him!!! A sleeping dog is a good dog!
I've finished 2 books already and watched 4 Dvds. The plans are falling into place!!! Still plenty of room for improvement but as I keep reminding myself - baby steps!


Little Mysteries said...

Sounds like life is good. Loved your trip photos. Happy New Year!
Hope 2010 is a wonderful year for you.

Calidore said...

Ohh wow you are getting stuck into your resolutions. Well done - I'm so impressed. Please share the recipe for the ribs - they sound wonderful as does the lemon tart. Two books and 4 Dvd's - girl you are on a roll.