Cooking for One – 15 thoughts

If you live on your own, shopping and cooking can sometimes be tricky – supermarkets are geared towards families and couples. Chops and fillets of fish and baking potatoes come in packs of two – if not more. I sometimes find myself fancying a bit of coleslaw, or some hummous, or whatever – but I…

Bloggering About

Write a blog, they said. It’ll be fun, they said. And they were right. I was casting around for things to do that would make some money – mostly because my husband walked away from our marriage – and amongst all the other stuff (get a job, sell on ebay, sell on Folksy, get a…

Rubber Chicken

I’ve had to cut back enormously on what I used to spend, after my husband walked away from our marriage – here’s what I’m doing. In that post I promised a blog post devoted entirely to Rubber Chicken – and here it is. For those who don’t know, Rubber Chicken is all about making a…

Husbanding my resources (oh the irony!)

I’m cutting back. You’ve heard of Extreme Ironing? This is Extreme Economising. But also – I’m determined to keep on eating healthy food. This is my way of taking control. So I’ve made myself some rules – here they are Rule 1 – using up what I’ve already got. I’m working my way through everything…