One of my favourite appliances is our crockpot or slow cooker as some may call it. Every week for the last month we've had soup simmering away in it each Sunday. As Sunday is usually my first day off each week I usually throw either a pork hock or bacon pieces, in this case I put in bacon pieces, 1/4 pumpkin, 1 carrot, 1/2 packet soup mix, 1 packet Maggi pumpkin soup and half a chopped onion. I leave it all day and then we have it for dinner, anything left over gets put in tupperware containers and popped into the freezer for those nights when we don't feel like cooking. As it's gradually getting colder here and we're having more overcast gray skies and rain this is a nice meal to enjoy. I think tonight's overnight coldest temperature is meant to get to about 4 deg celsius. May be time to put the electric blanket on the bed soon.
- Sold my Mazda 6 car finally so now I only have my Nissan Tiida (much more economical).
- We've been stuck with a nasty flu for the last week, cough, sneezing, blocked noses - the usual winter ailment. Thank goodness it's lemon season cos juice goes awfully well with honey and warm water.
- We may be moving up north to Kerikeri, one of places we visited recently - the other half is trying to work his way through paperwork so he can transfer from one company to another - watch this space.
What's happening with you?