Finally I have something to blog about! I’ve been a bit quiet of late as I haven’t had much exciting going on but am happy to be back!
The weekend just gone was taken up by a 5 hour trip south to Armidale to visit the boy’s dad for the weekend. It was surprisingly warmer than we had expected and we enjoyed a beautiful Christmas in July dinner (in June of course).
The table was set up beautifully.
I enjoyed a large proportion of the selection of sparkling on offer – my new favourite - Yellowglen Vintage Cremant as well as Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay Pinot Noir
I might have overindulged a bit because I was in dreamland by about 8pm but hey, it was Christmas!
Potatoes, pumpkin, sweet potato and onion cooked in the camp oven, roast turkey and oh-so-good fresh sourdough bread as well as honey glazed ham and butter beans. Home made apple pie and custard topped off the feast.
Poor Rocky (the dog) didn’t know what had hit him when he was forced to sleep outside for the 2 nights we were away. He sure wasn’t acclimatised so i went to the local op shop and bought him a jersey … a kind of pov attempt at a dog coat. It kept him semi-warm and he didn’t seem to mind wearing it. The second photo is him looking up at the dead rabbit that had to be put up a tree to save him from devouring it as he had already caught and munched on one the day before.
Now, totally off topic – does anyone else have trouble buying avocados? I NEVER have luck – they are either hard as a rock or brown and disgusting inside. I tried my luck last night at the supermarket and had a win – a perfectly ripe and soft green avocado. Here it is for all to see.
Recent op shop finds in my next post!
Over and Out XOXO