First day at Wrappler


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It was my first day back to work today for over a year! I have my sign-off paperwork ready to go back to the Job Centre with tomorrow….it’s rather lovely to be doing that.

I brought leftovers wartime stew to the office (affectionately called POO STEW because it always comes out brown and poop like) and I started creating some Wrappler lists and generally having great fun putting them together.

Although it takes me 30 minutes walking and on the bus to get to WRAPPLER HQ, once I move in 2 months time, I’ll be just a five minute walk away.

Just wanted to shout out to Caroline, Bertie, Ben and Andrew and thank them for taking me on… a start up in Social Media is always going to be exciting. It’s their baby, they are lovely people and I have no doubt that this is going to grow and evolve into a huge fun and fabulous resource.

tinyAnd just incase you are tempted, here is a list I put together today with ideas for homemade gifts. I rather liked the Regency Pomander…it looks simple enough to make and I love olde fashioned things!

http://wrappler.com/meat/list/236

OMG- I made 3 Fruit Crisp pies from one of my 1940s recipe books and they were the nicest desserts I have ever tasted from my books (even better than the bread and apple pudding!). Even my man friend, who doesn’t really like oats, loved the pie I brought him. I will post the recipe tomorrow!!

C xxxx

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13 thoughts on “First day at Wrappler

  1. So glad to hear that things are looking up! I’m definitely checking out your list – Money is tight here this Christmas, and I’m looking for fun things to make for gifts.

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  2. I’m surprised you’ve never made a pomander! They’re easy to make and they smell divine, the only thing is that your thumbs may be sore from the cloves when you’re done. I say give it a go and see how it works. Just don’t forget to sprinkle some nutmeg on there when you’re done, that really adds a little something.

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  3. Vanessa,
    Look at Carolyns link to a site that she put up last year. I made some paper cross decorations. They were surprisingly easy to make and looked spectacular. Carolyn, could you put the link up again please?

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  4. Just catching up on your recent posts: you look *smashing* in this photo above! and I’m very happy for you re the house and job and all 🙂
    xxx

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  5. This is not really about this post but I did not know where to post it. There is a Canadian TV series called Bomb Girls about women working in a bomb factory during WW2. It is in its third season which I guess is a fairly good testimonial (I love the show) to the quality of the show. I just saw that you can watch the episodes on line.

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