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1 Sunday 16th November on Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:02 am

Pat P.

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Good morning all. Hope you have had a super day.
Busy working on cards again today. I think I must have over 30 of them done now. Smile Looking like rain here again too. So a great day to spend inside and crafting. Smile

Big hugs all!!!

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2 Re: Sunday 16th November on Sun Nov 16, 2008 4:52 am

Morning all:)

Great going with your cards Pat,
took all the one's I've had donated upto now to Trailblazers
last Friday along with Tony, Jill was very pleased with them and asked me to say Thank you to all who have donated, she will let us know how much has been made asap [probably in the New Year]

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3 Re: Sunday 16th November on Sun Nov 16, 2008 5:45 am

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Thanks Shelagh. Wish her all the best of luck in selling them. Smile I promise to start earlier next year. Just remind me okay. Smile

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4 Re: Sunday 16th November on Sun Nov 16, 2008 6:02 am

Afternoon everyone Smile

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5 Re: Sunday 16th November on Sun Nov 16, 2008 8:08 am

Afternoon all.
Hope you're having a restful Sunday. I hoping the remainder of it wil be restful - it hasn't been so far!

I looked at the sloes I'd removed from the sloe gin that I bottled the other day and wondered if there was anything I could do with thewm, so I searched my recipe books and found an old recipe for sloe and apple jelly, which is supposed to go well with beef and venison. The sloes had already been steeped in gin and sugar, but I briefly washed them off and boiled them up with bramley apples and themnthe resultant goo. I then had to add a pound of sugar for every pint of juice and boil it to setting point. I now have four small jars of sloe and apple jelly - and it's really nice - a bit like plum jam but with a dry aftertaste. If I can pick enough sloes next year I might try to make it without using the sloes for gin first!

Time to sort through some old photos to scan and print out copies to make calendars........ Wish I'd never started this!

Enjoy what's left of your Sunday.

Ann

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6 Re: Sunday 16th November on Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:48 am

Love sloe gin ,Ann.

The jelly sounds good too. Smile

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7 Re: Sunday 16th November on Sun Nov 16, 2008 10:12 am

Afternoon all.

Naomi passed her Theory test, now we have the actuall driving test booked, then she could be out on the road all by herself! affraid

Been out shooping this afternoon, couldn't do much around the house or allotment, because it was raining, so went out spending money instead! scratch

Got lots of ironing to do now, so that should keep me occupied for the rest of the evening. Neutral

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8 Re: Sunday 16th November on Sun Nov 16, 2008 4:45 pm

G'day all,
Monday morning here in Oz.
Wish it were a bit warmer...it's quite cool today...think it's only about 20 degrees.
Linda: congratulations to Naomi on her driving...hopefully she will pass her driving test. Here learner drivers have to do over 100hrs of learner driving, which has to be documented in an official RTA (Roads & Traffic Authority) booklet before they are eligible to take their driving test.
Well, have to dash...grocery shopping to do.
Take care all
Nettie flower

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9 Today on Sun Nov 16, 2008 6:48 pm

Hello from Down Under.
Not much happening here.Although sky is clear and very blue, it is cold here today ,the same as with Nettie.
Although Nettie lives in the same State as myself, we live along way from each other, it is a 8 hour drive from where I live to Nettie's home.
Ann , long time since I heard about sloe gin, do not think we have sloes here. One of the fruits I miss are Damson's, some older gardens have a tree, I used to get them from a friend when I lived in the mountains. but I have never seen any for sale.
Never seen elderberries either here. Must check on the computer whether any one does have them.
Now you have me started me reminising , Rolling Eyes Green Gage and Victoria plums.
I have an orange and a lemon tree, two cumquat trees and another fruit tree that is struggling..A herb garden that has got neglected recently. Crying or Very sad
All have good day, as it will be tomorrow befor any one reads this, I know Pat will Laughing Meg

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10 Re: Sunday 16th November on Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:36 am

Meg ,the elder grows in our garden like a weed, have to keep trying to chop it up!

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