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    • halight
    • By halight 15th Feb 11, 5:12 AM
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    halight
    Old style daily Tuesday 15th Febuary
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    Hi, this is the Daily Thread for Tuesday 15th Feb. This is an “over the garden fence” type thread where we chat about everything Old Style and maybe a little bit more. It’s a great, inspiring and motivating thread we start each day to discuss what Old Style things we’re going to do today or what we’ve achieved already. Everyone’s welcome, please do come in, put your feet up (although check the fence hasn’t just been painted first!) and join us for an Old Style natter. The more the merrier!

    As this is the Old Style Board, it would be appreciated if posts could include some Old Style content. Please be aware that many people may have small screens, or slow internet connections, so please don’t post large pictures, or clip art – links are preferred.


    When you make a post, if you feel like giving it a title, that will help others that don’t have the time to read everything skim through the thread quickly but if not it's not a problem. Please do not start a new daily thread before you go to bed at night because this often leaves things confusing with two daily threads live at the same time. The idea is that a member would start each new daily thread after they get up in the morning.

    Some people who chat here like to try to answer everyone. Don’t feel you have to though, a general “hi everyone, hope everyone’s well” type start does just as well
    You can have everything you wont in lfe, If you only help enough other people to get what they wont.
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  • jackieglasgow
    You mean is there no beginning
    It's what is inside your head that matters in life - not what's outside your window
    Originally posted by mardatha
    Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory. - Ghandi
  • zarazara
    Hi everyone, is it ok to join in? I hope so, today,so far, I have baked 3 loaves,cleaned the bathroom,done a lot of other cleaning and the washing machine is on for the third time. THis morning I made 6 jars of marmalade , we had sandwiches for lunch and dinner tonight is left over lamb from the Sunday roast with mashed potatoes and green beans. Bottled gooseberries for pudding, which I bottled in July, its our last bottle and I am looking forward to opening it.
    "The purpose of Life is to spread and create Happiness"
  • bargainbird
    Hi everyone, is it ok to join in? I hope so, today,so far, I have baked 3 loaves,cleaned the bathroom,done a lot of other cleaning and the washing machine is on for the third time. THis morning I made 6 jars of marmalade , we had sandwiches for lunch and dinner tonight is left over lamb from the Sunday roast with mashed potatoes and green beans. Bottled gooseberries for pudding, which I bottled in July, its our last bottle and I am looking forward to opening it.
    Originally posted by zarazara
    Welcome.....please don't put us all to shame though

    DD1 has just come back form X country....covered in mud she stripped at the door and annouces i need them all washed ready for tomorrow (rolls eyes)
    You know your getting old when you
    go to the pub sit outside
    and admire the hanging basket
    Is officially 48% tight
    • halight
    • By halight 15th Feb 11, 4:12 PM
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    halight
    Morning all,

    It was a beautiful day here yesterday, got loads of washing dry on the line , cant see what its going to do today but it will hopefully be the same.

    Off to work today, dinner tonight is cheese potato and baked bean pie with some bacon, pie is made so will just shove in the oven when I get in from work.

    In the true spirit of Valentines my dd had a first date last evening with a young man called Frankie, well I say a date, but they just wandered around the town,and she was home by 6.30 but I thought it was sweet

    Will swish the kitchen before I go, and put a wash on tonight.

    Tappers hope your ds is ok xx

    Bramble,well done you xx

    Have good days all xx
    Originally posted by redruby

    I can rember my first date Love is very sweet at that age,
    You can have everything you wont in lfe, If you only help enough other people to get what they wont.
    • halight
    • By halight 15th Feb 11, 4:32 PM
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    halight
    Hi all
    Now im sure that iv posted this before. But here is how to do the best BBQ sauce.

    Right you need Tom sauce
    Garlic cloves as many as you like. (crushed)
    Lemon juice
    Brown sugar.
    French mustard
    worcestershire sauce
    Now once you have all the above. Find a bowl add the tom sauce and mix in your crushed garlic cloves then add the frunch mustartd, I use two tea spoons af this but you can use more or less. Next add a good amount of the worcester sause and a few drops of the lemon juice Then add the brown sugar i use three tea spoons of this but again you can use more or less.

    You may need to play around with the amounts that you put in. Some like it richer and hotter than others, If this is the case add more mustard and WS,
    If you make it too hot then to carm it down add more sugar and Tom sauce.

    You will need to make it a few times to get it how you like it best.

    If you dont wont to use brown sugar you can use honey in stead. I use honey the last time that i made it. I shall be useing sugar tonight as when now have some in.


    Enjoy
    You can have everything you wont in lfe, If you only help enough other people to get what they wont.
  • MancMillyMolly
    MMM - We did celebrate your birthday for you
    Originally posted by bargainbird
    Ahhhhh!! you guys! x
    The 2012 mantra - "A place for everything, and everything in it's place"
    • halight
    • By halight 15th Feb 11, 5:49 PM
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    halight
    Just to add,
    That BBQ sauce can be served hot or cold.

    A cheep meal is
    Chickin breat dicerd.
    Cook it in a pan with onion,muchrooms,peas,peppers, and anything you wont to add.
    Pour in the BBQ sauce and and mix it in when hot serve with rice.
    You can have everything you wont in lfe, If you only help enough other people to get what they wont.
    • AlwaysAllie
    • By AlwaysAllie 15th Feb 11, 6:12 PM
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    AlwaysAllie
    Evening

    Another busy work day but did manage to get the Wm before I went out - pulled the washing out to find the dreaded tissue all over it - would be mostly black stuff too! Now I have those lint balls from Lakeland (I think) but had forgotten to put them in - so I chucked them and the washing in again (with no detergent) and hey presto all gone when I retrieved them! PHEW! Anyway washing drying on radiators - what a horrid wet day!!

    Just made mushroom chorizo and halloumi risotto for dinner - it was just gorgeous!!!

    My new best friend today is white vinegar in a squirty bottle. Prob not a very OS way of buying it but I'm hooked (and I love the smell) - so far it's done bathroom tiles (gleaming), windows (no smears), hob (just as good as hob-brite) and the fronts of the kitchen cupboards! Love it!!!

    Bramble - loved your late night post last night - how kind and thoughtful!

    hugs to everyone else that needs them

    AA
    • topsyturphy
    • By topsyturphy 15th Feb 11, 6:41 PM
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    topsyturphy
    Evening everyone

    I did say the other day that I would try and post earlier, not suceeded today. Drissly weather here today.

    Bought running shoes & some kit yesterday from lillywhites, got some bargains as most stock reduced by 70%. went out today with dog, aiming to do the couch potato to 5k programme. Really enjoyed being out and felt better
    for it. I am now 1 month & 9 days not smoking.

    Os today dw on emptied & reloaded. Floors swept & mopped. Kitchen was cleaned but now needs doing again as dh cooked dinner &
    makes such a mess.

    Got a rejection letter for my last job application, at least they
    sent a letter and I wasn't left just wondering as usual. Going to fill out my application to do some volunteering work for now.

    Candygirl - stay strong, ((hugs))
    taplady - hope your ds is feeling better.
    Redruby - thinking of you.

    Sorry if I have missed anyone. Hugs to anyone that needs/wants one. Enjoy the rest of your evening. Take care.

    Lynne
    • JulieGeorgiana
    • By JulieGeorgiana 15th Feb 11, 6:55 PM
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    JulieGeorgiana
    halight no fair... I can't eat most of what's in the BBQ sauce!!!

    So, I've been to the Specialist... and I'm Special!!

    I am a Gene Carrier of Leidon Factor 5 (slightly higher clotting abilities) and have to take aspirin (apparently low carb diet helps too... not Atkins or anything as crazy as 20g of Carbs, but 120g is best... not sure why though!).

    Apparently I didn't ovulate when they tested me, which would be the PCOS. I swear I felt the ovulation though! Explains why it takes so long for me to fall Pregnant in the first place!

    Anyway, Low GI helps the PCOS and Insulin Resistance, the lower carbs I am already taking (which luckily is under 120g) helps the first two and the Leidon Factor 5. The weightless from the Low GI, Carbs etc will help with the Ovulation, PCOS, Insulin Resistance and Leidon!

    Apart from Metaform they can't help me... but Low GI will help just as well as the drugs, and getting the drugs means more tests... so I said (and they agreed) that I would wait and IF I had to come back after another miscarriage, then I would consider that treatment.

    I have a 30% chance of not miscarrying next time!

    Geez you add in all the other health problems I have (and it's a long list) it makes me glad i'm not a horse! I'd be put down!

    Well I am looking on the bright side, when I mentioned I had started GI he looked really happy and said that would be one of my best options.

    Forgot to add... he was really impressed with the fact that I had lost 6 stone too... even asked how I did it, and was impressed that I don't diet, but do things sensibly
    Last edited by JulieGeorgiana; 15-02-2011 at 7:09 PM.
    We spend money we don't have, on things that we don't need, to impress people we don't like. I don't and I'm happy!

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  • bramble1
    Evening all!! busy day today, It was OH and I's 4 year anniversary, we went to his parents for dinner, and after the excitment of last night i am exhausted! So warming some water and will go for a bath soon then probably straight to bed! so no OS going on today, payed some bills though not long till payday!
    Annual Grocery Budget £364.00/£1500
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  • jackieglasgow
    JulieG that all sounds good and positive. xxxx
    It's what is inside your head that matters in life - not what's outside your window
    Originally posted by mardatha
    Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory. - Ghandi
    • JulieGeorgiana
    • By JulieGeorgiana 15th Feb 11, 7:06 PM
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    JulieGeorgiana
    JulieG that all sounds good and positive. xxxx
    Originally posted by jackieglasgow
    Yeah, I agree with you it does... would it be easier to be shot though???

    When do you get your results?
    Last edited by JulieGeorgiana; 15-02-2011 at 7:10 PM.
    We spend money we don't have, on things that we don't need, to impress people we don't like. I don't and I'm happy!

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  • jackieglasgow
    Waiting for a consultants appointment, a few weeks I should think. x
    It's what is inside your head that matters in life - not what's outside your window
    Originally posted by mardatha
    Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory. - Ghandi
    • JulieGeorgiana
    • By JulieGeorgiana 15th Feb 11, 7:16 PM
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    JulieGeorgiana
    Waiting for a consultants appointment, a few weeks I should think. x
    Originally posted by jackieglasgow
    I hope it goes well for you!

    Then we will have a party
    We spend money we don't have, on things that we don't need, to impress people we don't like. I don't and I'm happy!

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  • jackieglasgow
    Sounds good, although do we really need an excuse for a party?
    It's what is inside your head that matters in life - not what's outside your window
    Originally posted by mardatha
    Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory. - Ghandi
    • Loulou2010
    • By Loulou2010 15th Feb 11, 7:28 PM
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    Loulou2010
    nope
    "I have learnt that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one"
    "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”
    Maya Angelou
    • JulieGeorgiana
    • By JulieGeorgiana 15th Feb 11, 7:28 PM
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    JulieGeorgiana
    Sounds good, although do we really need an excuse for a party?
    Originally posted by jackieglasgow
    Just a bottle of wine will do....
    We spend money we don't have, on things that we don't need, to impress people we don't like. I don't and I'm happy!

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    Overpayments Made: £5400 - Interest Saved: £11,550 - Months Saved: 24
  • jackieglasgow
    Cheeky. I am just logging off, do you do that deliberately, appearing when I am going? x (@lou)
    It's what is inside your head that matters in life - not what's outside your window
    Originally posted by mardatha
    Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory. - Ghandi
    • Loulou2010
    • By Loulou2010 15th Feb 11, 7:31 PM
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    Loulou2010
    Cheeky. I am just logging off, do you do that deliberately, appearing when I am going? x (@lou)
    Originally posted by jackieglasgow





    "I have learnt that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one"
    "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”
    Maya Angelou
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