Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Dog Page

As promised here’s the dog page from ‘Every day with Rachel Ray’: Advertisements

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All Things Doggie

My Rachel Ray mag arrived yesterday and I wanted to show you this. Isn’t that a cute dog? I just love that a pic of our own dogs can go on the label and anything that helps rescue shelters is … Continue reading

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One West Wobbles Vs King’s Clarity

Well, I can’t quite believe I’m writing this but there’s something to be said for old VHS tapes. Last night I was watching one of my favourite eps of Scarecrow and Mrs King (‘Fearless Dotty’) on my Season 1 boxset, … Continue reading

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The Cat, The Fag and the Handbag.

I’m still wittering about my vintage mags, I’ll stop soon I promise, after all I want to tell you about ‘Miss Marple’s Last Cases’ which I recently finished. In the meantime I just had to share this ad. I absolutely … Continue reading

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From the Cosy to the Ridiculous…

After yesterday’s wonderful bacon custard I decided to share a couple of other ads I found in my magazines. I like to ease into things gently, so as my blog is dedicated to all things cosy, lets reassure ourselves with … Continue reading

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Joy of Joys!

The next season of Scarecrow and Mrs King is available for pre-order on Amazon! I’m so excited. It’s set for release on March 22nd 2011, gosh I hope it sells well so we get season 3

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Bacon Custard.

There’s nothing more comforting than finding that some things in life have stayed the same, I was very pleased to discover that Bird’s custard have been around for over 60 years. I just love custard, particularly with Christmas pudding or … Continue reading

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Macaroons

As promised here’s a recipe for macaroons. I can’t find my usual one but I’m pretty sure it doesn’t include arrowroot. I’ll have to find the mag with my regular recipe in. This recipe should do the job though, it’s … Continue reading

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Crooked House

While I was ill I read ‘Crooked House’ by Agatha Christie and I really do think it is one of her best. The synopsis is:A wealthy Greek businessman is found dead at his London homeā€¦The Leonides were one big happy … Continue reading

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How Still We See Thee Lie

Father Christmas also brought me a second-hand copy of ‘How Still We See Thee Lie’. It’s an anthology type book, 4 mystery writers have all contributed a novella (around a hundred pages long). I started reading it yesterday, first up … Continue reading

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