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  Topic: pancake question.
SallyAB

Replies: 17
Views: 3946
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 13 7:42 pm   Subject: pancake question.
Put pancakes on top of each other, on a plate over a pot of gently simmering water - done it at fetes for years
  Topic: Herbs on winowsills
SallyAB

Replies: 6
Views: 1653
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 12 7:49 pm   Subject: Herbs on winowsills
I've just done this, and find they need constant watering because there are so many baby plants in one pot.
Might be better to seperate them in seperate pots.
  Topic: Waterproofing fabric
SallyAB

Replies: 13
Views: 8589
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Jan 06, 12 8:29 pm   Subject: Waterproofing fabric
Here is alink to ebay iron on fusible waterproof....
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vilene-LAMIFIX-Gloss-x-1-2-mtr-17-1-4-wide-50cm-x-44cm-Fusible-Waterproof-/300615892496?pt=UK_Crafts_Embroidery_EH&h ...
  Topic: Course in soap making or other girly kinds of crafts?
SallyAB

Replies: 10
Views: 3394
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 11 6:38 pm   Subject: Course in soap making or other girly kinds of crafts?
Sally - I'm chair of our secondary school PTA and we are always looking for crafty things to offer as workshops - Saturday mornings usually. We're just up the A34 from Newbury - let's talk. I can p ...
  Topic: what to do with pineapple?
SallyAB

Replies: 9
Views: 2027
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 11 8:28 pm   Subject: what to do with pineapple?
Delish as a smoothie, too
  Topic: Child's sleep/eye mask
SallyAB

Replies: 45
Views: 9331
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sun Oct 24, 10 8:26 pm   Subject: Child's sleep/eye mask
nats, I work in the Emergency Department. Have only recently caught up on the closure, which is soooo wrong.
  Topic: Child's sleep/eye mask
SallyAB

Replies: 45
Views: 9331
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sun Oct 24, 10 7:59 pm   Subject: Child's sleep/eye mask
I work at the JR - could have delivered it personally if things hadn't changed.
  Topic: Child's sleep/eye mask
SallyAB

Replies: 45
Views: 9331
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sun Oct 24, 10 7:21 pm   Subject: Child's sleep/eye mask
nats, I will have a go at making one. Somewhere I have an airline one to copy and a seven year old to try it on!
All the best for the surgery.
Once I have succeeded, I'll pm you.
Sally
  Topic: How to..
SallyAB

Replies: 4
Views: 1631
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Jul 07, 10 10:14 am   Subject: How to..
If it is decorative, my OH swears by egg white. And that was the only thing I oculd get to stick the chip back on my earthenware plate.
  Topic: Covering a sofa?
SallyAB

Replies: 28
Views: 3330
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 10 3:32 pm   Subject: Covering a sofa?
Chez, you can buy the same ticking in blue with white stripes, if you can live with predominantly navy.
I can't find it on the net now, but have bought it from our local shop
http://www.masonsneedle ...
  Topic: Asparagus beetle
SallyAB

Replies: 8
Views: 1387
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 10 8:03 pm   Subject: Asparagus beetle
I dug over the soil and planted nastursiums between the rows and didn't have a problem again. Do wonder how much was good luck/good management!!
  Topic: Do we have any downsizers in...
SallyAB

Replies: 12
Views: 31952
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 10 5:45 pm   Subject: Do we have any downsizers in...
Centurion is great, as is Midrand.
Depends what you're looking for - you will still be very close to large cities and jobs, but miles form anywhere really rural and village ike.
Enjoy the weather - ...
  Topic: Magazine add for the gite
SallyAB

Replies: 12
Views: 3155
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Fri Mar 26, 10 8:47 am   Subject: Magazine add for the gite
What about Country Living, and the magazines about living abroad - 'France' and 'French' and 'Living France' all available in UK supermarkets
  Topic: Do we have any downsizers in...
SallyAB

Replies: 12
Views: 31952
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Wed Mar 24, 10 10:03 pm   Subject: Do we have any downsizers in...
I think Mhito lived in South Africa - might be wrong.

I'm from SA, been here 10 years though.
Life is good, socialising is good, but crime and corruption high.
I believe infrastructure is going t ...
  Topic: Glass kettle - comments please
SallyAB

Replies: 10
Views: 12343
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 10 10:09 pm   Subject: Glass kettle - comments please
My glass kettle lasted a good few years until I dropped a cup onto the spout - shattered!!!
I did spend my life cleaning it - the limescale looked horrible.
 
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