Saturday, December 14, 2013
Bread fix from the Farmer's Market and other things.
As usual I headed off to the monthly Farmer's Market this morning just to get my bread fix. Not all went to plan. I got my two loaves of bread-Cheese and Olive and Spinach and Cheese. But then there was the plant stall with four new Geraniums for the collection, the cake stall yielded a fruit loaf and the Friends of Corryong Library sold me a small jar of Chilli tomato chutney.
It's not all about the stalls though when you head off to the market. Lots of socialising and catching up with people happens too. It's nice.
On the Christmas front-I have spent a day sewing and made a few little bits and pieces to go into parcels, can't show you though as it would spoil the surprise for some who peruse my blog. The few cards I send are gone and a parcel or two managed to get to the Post office this week as well. All the Christmas decorations are out of the box and scattered around the house. still have to find a couple of quilts I have poked away somewhere.
Unfortunately for me, my procrastinating as far as the baking goes will see me in the kitchen on days of mid to high 30 degree heat. If I'd pulled my finger out in the past fortnight I would have had lovely cool days to get the oven going. That's what happens I guess and after all it is Summer. I have the pool cleaned up so I can bake and dash out to the pool when I get too hot. I'd rather drip water than sweat onto the kitchen floor.
So things are quietly moving along now and I should be organised by the big day. I usually don't get into the swing of things until after my youngest sons birthday on the 10th which was a very easy one for me this year. I baked a cake, left it in the fridge and headed out to dinner and a meeting. Middle son Dave cooked the birthday dinner and did a really good job of it from what I hear.