Category Archives: Tuesday’s Top Five

Tuesday’s Top Five – Funny things about three year olds

Whoops, forgot to write this last night after we got back from the Myer Christmas windows and dinner in Chinatown…. so this week’s top five is a little late, much like me at this time of year really.  Anyway, the … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Five – Jamie’s 30 minute meals

I had been planning this post for months as I worked my way through Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals cookbook.  I was cooking the dinners regularly and carefully photographing them (well, let’s be honest it was a quick snap while … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Five – This Year’s Rogue Vegetables

Growing vegetables leads inevitably to plants going to seed spreading their offspring far and wide, other creatures (in my case a tomato-loving dog and birds) dropping seeds around the place or compost holding more than just soil-enriching goodness being added … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Five – Ways with lemons

I have a lemon/lime tree in a big pot which was a Christmas gift nearly a year ago.  So far we’ve picked two limes off it, but as yet no lemons.  It’s looking promising for next year as both sides … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Five – Gardening tips and tricks

Since getting the gardening bug a couple of years ago I’ve moved from utter and complete novice to mildly-novice-like but with slightly more skill and knowledge.  I still make lots of rookie mistakes, often multiple times before I learn my … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Five – Fad Vegetables

It seems that the world of food is just as susceptible to fads as the fashion world.  This is most obvious in restaurant menus – I guess they all want to be the most fashionable, innovative or creative – but … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Five – Best things about daylight savings

This year the start of daylight savings coincided with the return to school for Term 4.  As it turned out this was not a great thing for me, our alarm failed to go off two mornings in a row and … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Five – Autobiographies and Biographies

Every now and again I pick an autobiography and remember just how much I usually enjoy reading real stories of people’s lives.  I’ve also been watching with fascination the story of Lance Armstrong play out and got thinking about how … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Five – Things I wish I could do better…

I am constantly amazed by what the many, many very clever people I’ve discovered in the blogosphere can do, things I can only dream about doing.  The amazing crocheting here inspires my very simple attempts.  The wizardry in the kitchen … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top Five – Gardens on screen (big and small)

I started this blog really because I was inspired to grow and cook and take a leaf out of Tom and Barbara Good’s book (as can be seen by both the name of my blog and my online persona) so … Continue reading

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