Merry Christmas


I’m a day late! But we had an awesome Christmas Day, very relaxed and laid back and the first ever year I didn’t have turkey or ham! (I did cook turkey for the kids though)..

Although I didn’t intend to cook a 1940s Christmas Dinner it unintentionally became one….pretty much everything on my plate was fresh veggies!

I’m not sure whether folk cooked mince pies BUT I couldn’t resist making up the mixture so I’ll be making a ration shortcrust pastry tomorrow- can’t wait for that🙂

Hope everyone had a super day and wishing you much joy and happiness in 2012

C xxxxxxxxxxx

Not sure why it was such fun stabbing parsnips!

9 thoughts on “Merry Christmas

  1. I’m so delighted! My family is exploring living on rationing for a year as our New Year resolution (UK circa 1945 rationing) and I stumbled on your site while planning the week’s menus. I look forward to following your blog!

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  2. Sounds like you had a wonderful Christmas, and I hope that 2012 provevs to be a year full of love, laughter, good health and prosperity for you. You look lovely in that photo – so happy, pretty and glowing! 🙂

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  3. You look lovely Carolyn and also very happy🙂 I’ve started on my own weight loss quest (using menus from a 1940s nutritionist); we’ll see how we go. Take care and Happy New Year to you and your family. I’m sure 212 wil be a great one🙂

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