How old is your bank cheque book? Just fished ours out to make a purchase by post and of the 3 part used ones the oldest started in 2002! Just another 11 to use up before we use a new one printed in 2014.
Tried out a new soup recipe - "Use up root veg soup"
Lump of swede
Tails of several parsnips
Couple of big carrots
Not very big onion
Gnarly ends of two stalks of celery
Garlic glove about to sprout
bit of dried chili (from last year)
Cheap stock cube (why did I buy these? They were in a basic range but are not good enough for meals. Definitely off my shopping list now.)
Chopped it all up in as small as diced bits as you can manage and simmer for 30 mins. Whizz with blender, season and serve. Probably enough for 6 bowls.
My husband has started to think about the kitchen renovations. Wandered into the kitchen this afternoon to find everything everywhere and the tape measure out. Not sorry to see the back of this stupid little cupboard!
Besides only being wide enough for a packet of cornflakes it was built 4 inches away from the wall!