Facts and Figures

Tuesday, 16 August 2011





One big jar of bread and butter pickles made
Two cups of tea drunk
Three loads of laundry washed and dried
Four loaves of bread baked
Five cups of coffee drunk
Six arguments with daughter resolved/unresolved depending whether you are me or daughter
Seven emails answered
Eight items ironed
Nine items added to a shopping list 
Ten  things picked from my garden
Eleven photographs taken
Twelve jars of crab apple jelly made
Forty-eight hazelnut flapjacks made


















22 comments:

  1. And rest!! Sounds a busy day :)

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  2. You are a very busy girl! Goodness, I have done far fewer things than you today - not even had two cups of tea...

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  3. Gorgeous photos of all your hard work.

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  4. ...and after all that tea and coffee, how many visits to the loo??? Sorry, no need to answer that. Ax

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  5. I may have exaggerated slightly in the name of numerical consistency. 1 cup of tea and 3 cups of coffee.

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  6. Wow I got tired just reading your post. You are so full am ambition. Want to shar some.

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  7. You seriously, truly and totally should write a book!
    Dan
    -x-

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  8. And a well-deserved bunch of flowers, artless and simple, just as I like them.

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  9. And one exhausted cook/mother/blogger?

    Have a nice restful evening Sue

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  10. Anonymous10:48 pm BST

    That crabapple jelly looks fantastic.ME

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  11. I like the little drawings you do on your labels.

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  12. How DO you get hazelnuts before the squirrels? Walking down our garden we go crunch, crunch, crunch........ and as for the walnuts.......

    Carol xx

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  13. How have I never found your blog before? Love it ... confession though I have a quince tree and NEVER do anything with them. Perhaps this will change now .... ?

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  14. Sue I aspire to your work ethic. My Mother used to make those pickles, so simple but delicious.

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  15. A very satisfying days work, I do like the look of the bread and butter pickles.
    x Sandi

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  16. Sounds like some of my days most weeks! I think you need a rest now.....
    Karen

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  17. busy busy , any chance of that flapjack recipe?

    Shaz

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  18. Flapjack recipe is here

    http://thequincetree65.blogspot.com/2011/02/golden-syrup.html

    I just added a handful of chopped hazelnuts.

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  19. Anonymous6:29 pm BST

    I love your blog and have made the bread and butter pickles today. My mum used to make these, and I haven't eaten them for years. How long do they have to be left before eating?

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  20. No time at all Anonymous. They probably improve with a time though.

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  21. Just made your bread and butter pickles. Success!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe, never realized how easy these were to make. I love them!

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