Friday, 28 September 2012

Busy Friday

There were loads of brambles on the bushes when I walked the dogs up the lane this morning so I popped back home for a large dish and picked the nice big juicy ones from the branches, 

I added a couple of home grown apples and a few raspberries and made a fruit compote, it's lovely on crumpets or cereal on a morning.

Last night I'd boiled a piece of ham to make some soup with so  all I had to do was add the veg and simmer it for a couple of hours, we had it for tea with some crusty bread....delicious.

Even the birds got a treat, home made fat balls to hang from the bird station.

There was just enough time to make a new  brooch which I shall be wearing tomorrow when I go to Durham

 as there's a lovely vintage stall in the market place where I might just find a treasure or two!!

Are you doing anything nice tomorrow?

Lucey x


Vintage Sheet Addict said...

Bless you, even thinking about the birds! Lovely brooch, hope you find lots of treasures! Ada :)

Old Magnolia Tree said...

Wow I love your watch brooch. It's so very cute. We used to make birdseed buns with my parents when we were kids and what sticks out most in my mind about it, is the smell of the melting lard. Yuk! I haven't been able to make them since.

Anne said...

The brooch is lovely. I have been to Sally from Lavender Attic's blog's macmillan coffee morning. We had a fab day and raised a lot of money! Sally is a fab hostess and her baking is the most wonderful treat!

Daisy said...

All yummy except perhaps for the fat balls! lol xxx

Josie-Mary said...

You've been a busy bee! x

Celestial Charms said...

Isn't it wonderful to be able to eat your own home grown fruit? We have 3 lime trees, 2 lemon trees, and an orange tree. Some have already given fruit...others are too young. Can't wait till the day they all mature. Hope you enjoy your week ahead.

The Custards said...

A lovely mix of bits and bobs Lucey - the brooch is lovely with very neat stitches (just right for tra la la'ing I do believe!!)
Best wishes

♥ Miss Tea said...

the fruit compote looks yummy! and the soup makes me want to make right now as the weather here is so wet and gloomy, loving your cute brooch! have a lovely day tomorrow!

x susan

Carol said...

Delicious and the birds got treats too.
Love your Julie Arkell (I think) inspired brooch. Carol xx