Time is flying round now and thankful we are for that too! I normally hate wishing my life away but Friday 15th January cannot come quick enough!
I have made a couple of little splurges cash wise. We are lucky enough (some would not agree it was lucky!) to have inherited an Aga with the farmhouse. It is a 2 oven, special edition one which I posted about here. Therefore in anticipation of this, I have treat myself to an Aga gauntlet and some bake-o-glide. The research I have done shows that both of these items are must have, lifelong companions when you have an Aga.
Also my husband has bought an Aga toaster for the kitchen which is like a wire tennis racket that the toast goes inside and you ‘grill’ it on the hot plates. According to Agaliving, there is no cooked breakfast or toast quite like an Aga one. I shall keep you posted on whther or not I agree!
The van is booked for moving day and we’re waiting to hear where we will collect the keys from. No doubt we will be sat ready to go from 9am and the reality is it will be nearer 3pm before we get the keys!
My brain is full of ideas that I can’t wait to put in to practice. One idea that I’ve tried with intermittent success is menu planning, which I am in the process of doing. I need to stock our new pantry up, over time, and this will begin with the first food shop. I am getting it delivered to help myself but weekly shops after the initial one, will be done at Aldi. All menu plans and shopping, including prices will be recorded.