Monthly Archives: October 2010

Happy Halloween!

Mwahahahahaha! (evil laugh for Halloween) Hello!! Just a quick one to say Happy Halloween from The House of Jones. I have tried to get into the spirit of things by baking some Halloween cupcakes (gluten-free)…   … carving a pumpkin … Continue reading

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Lemon & Lime Curd

I’ve been cooking again! Yesterday, after a little wander around town, I quickly whipped up a batch of lemon and lime curd. I usually just make lemon curd – it’s surprisingly easy to make, and far tastier than even the best … Continue reading

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Birthday fishes

Ooh, what a day! Busy morning leading to a late lunch (did involve some of my homemade red onion marmalade though, so worth the wait – ooh it’s so yummmmy) and some manic hooky! A phonecall from my friend earlier revealed that it … Continue reading

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Cooking under pressure

You would be forgiven for thinking that today’s post is all about a cooking competition, a high pressure environment Masterchef come Ready Steady Cook re-enactment in my kitchen. And while that is sometimes the case when it comes to preparing dinner … Continue reading

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A lazy weekend, fireside

The end of the weekend. And what a weekend! A rare spare weekend in amongst lots of busyness. A weekend to catch up on Life, and general Things. And (I was going to build some suspense, but I am too … Continue reading

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Crochet trousers

  I think I’m in need of some normality today, following another conversation with The Bert last night about crochet trousers. Yes, you heard right. Crochet T R O U S E R S. It all started a couple of … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cupcakes!

What a lovely sunny day! I love days like this – crisp and sunny. Makes me feel very autumnal. I like the fact that I can go out in my woolly boots, but don’t need a big coat. Which is the look … Continue reading

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