I haven’t taken the Christmas tree down yet or even had a chance to snap up any Christmas decorations at 50 per cent off. Yet there they were staring at me in the supermarket today… Hot Cross Buns! Seriously. On January 4! I bet Easter eggs won’t be far behind. And Valentine’s Day Cards. It’s starting to feel like one big consumer-oriented public holiday/religious event/sales … Continue reading Say No to Easter – Until closer to April!
Woops. Where did the rest of 2008 go? Good thing I did not make a resolution to post more (well, not out loud) or I would have failed already! A quick recap. Ate lots of turkey. Found new uses for leftovers including turkey and ham risotto and turkey, pea and ham pasta to join old favourites like ham omelettes. Made lots of fruit mince stuff, as usual, … Continue reading Happy New Year
Bah humbug. Why can’t shopping centres institute a fast and slow lane like they have at the local swimming pool? At this time of year I know what I want and I want to get in and get it and get out fast. No dawdling. No window shoppping. No chatting at the entry to the escalator. What’s with that!? Please, keep left, or just stay out of … Continue reading Christmas Shopping