Saturday, 17 March 2018

Photo diary: Week 11 (Project 365)

Mid-March week. I'm feeling drained and listless, and haven't blogged for almost a week for that very reason.
At the weekend Eddie practises his guitar as on Monday he has a music lesson at school.
You see, an improvement from me, as I thought I cannot post yet another photo from Gregg's.


On Monday I bought the latest issue of Delicious magazine, and liked the sound of chocolate and marshmallow traybake. I have reduced the sugar content quite a bit, and still my husband said it was too sweet. It looked pretty though, decorated with mini eggs.


The sky on Tuesday was of such intense blue, it was amazingly beautiful.


Wednesday was full of sadness. It was the 18th anniversary of my Dad's death.
I also kept thinking of a friend who lost her husband last week, and this was the day of his funeral.



Eddie loves to relax on the sofa, surrounded by one zillion cushions, watching his favourite Youtubers on my ipad.


On Friday I baked a small raisin, walnut and orange cake.



Friday was such a warm day, that Eddie walked from school without a coat. I thought the weather forecast must have gotten it wrong with the promise of snow. Snow did come today though, not much, but in the morning there was enough white in the garden to make me anxious about my flowers. It was all gone before lunch, but the snowflakes keep dancing all day.
It's Sasha's birthday today. He was pleased with his gifts and cards. Eddie has chosen a card with a dog playing on a guitar for his brother.
It's also St Patrick's day today. I often joke that we are half-Irish since both my brother and son were born on this day.


17 comments:

  1. Yum! The cakes look delicious!
    Ahh! We have had rain for the past few days and snow today. It hasn't settled though. Happy birthday to Sasha.
    Sending love and hugs. x

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    1. Thank you, Kim! Sasha is pleased with his gifts and cakes. He took a big cake to school yesterday to celebrate with his classmates as well.

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  2. Happy belated birthday to Sasha, hope he had a good day. Great choice of card from Eddie.
    That is a great colour of sky.

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    1. Thank you, Elaine! Sasha had a small party at school on Friday, with a cake with candles etc. Eddie's very proud of his card. :)

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  3. Thanks for thinking of us on Wednesday and big hugs for your sad anniversary too xxx

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    1. And big hugs to you all too, Cheryl. xxxx

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  4. I couldn't believe the snow on Friday either when it had been such a nice day. Sorry you aren't feeling so good at the moment - I hope that lifts.

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    1. Thank you, Erica! We've got a lot of snow this morning, it doesn't look good for tomorrow either.

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  5. Happy birthday to Sasha! Eddie looks so comfortable surrounded by the cushions. I like the look of the mini egg cake.

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    1. Thank you, Sarah! We have cushions of all sizes and colours, all mismatched. Most chosen by my younger one. :)

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  6. Hope Sasha had a lovely birthday. Sorry to hear about your friends husband and it must be extra hard for you sharing the same date as the anniversary of your fathers death also. The tray bake looks lovely, i like sweet things

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    1. Thank you, Suzanne! We like tray bakes, they are easy to make.

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  7. The cakes look delicious, very tasty. We have not had any lying snow, but so cold. Happy birthday to Sasha and sorry to hear about your friends husband and anniversary of your father's death xx

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    1. Thank you, Susan! The cake was over sweet, I think it needs even less sugar than I have added, and I reduced it from the recipe to start with.

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  8. That cake with the mini eggs on is my kind of cake! Happy Birthday to Sasha! xx

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    1. Thank you, Siobhan! The cake disappeared fast, despite it being too sweet.

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  9. Great bakes! Love the idea of mini egg decorations. I hope the sadness of Wednesday was balanced with happy memories #project365

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