Monday, 20 May 2019

National Days for May - Today is Pick Strawberries Day

  • 1st May - May Day
  • 2nd May - Truffle Day
  • 3rd May - Paranormal Day
  • 4th May - Star Wars Day
  • 5th May - Astronaut Day
  • 6th May - No Diet Day
  • 7th May - Tourism Day

  • 8th May - Have a Coke Day
  • 9th May - Sleepover Day
  • 10th May - Clean up Your Room Day
  • 11th May - Eat What You Want Day
  • 12th May - Nutty Fudge Day
  • 13th May - Hummus Day
  • 14th May - Dance Like a Chicken Day

  • 15th May - Chocolate Chip Day
  • 16th May - Love a Tree Day
  • 17th May - Walnut Day
  • 18th May - No Dirty Dishes Day
  • 19th May - Endangered Species Day
  • 20th May - Pick Strawberries Day
  • 21st May - Strawberries and Cream Day

  • 22nd May - World Goth Day
  • 23rd May - Turtle Day
  • 24th May - Scavenger Hunt Day
  • 25th May - Wine Day
  • 26th May - Paper Airplane Day
  • 27th May - Sunscreen Day
  • 28th May - World Hunger Day

  • 29th May - Paperclip Day
  • 30th May - World MS Day
  • 31st May - No Tobacco Day

Things to do in May


  • Get walking (its National Walking Month) 
  • Appreciate the scenery - tulips are flowering this month
  • Tidy up the garden ready for the warm weather
  • Get some exercise to get those pins in shape for summer
  • Turn the heating down
  • Get those windows open
  • Have a garage clearout
  • Take some cuttings
  • Get the hot tub out
  • Have the first BBQ of the year
  • Eat breakfast outdoors
  • Eat some salads
  • Plant some tomatoes
  • Clean up your lavender plant - trim and tidy
  • Celebrate 2 bank holidays
  • Wash your bedding and dry it outdoors
  • Deadhead your daffodils
  • Go to a food festival
  • Enjoy an outdoors gig
  • Go away for the weekend
  • Visit an outdoor market
  • Go for a picnic
  • Try a new outdoors sport
  • Start jogging
  • Clean the car
  • Go to a flower show
  • Celebrate the Royal Wedding - Harry and Meghan
  • Try a bare foot walk
  • Share a story
  • Walk along the canal
  • Go birdwatching

My Top 10 Jams

  • Strawberry
  • Raspberry
  • Apricot
  • Blackcurrant
  • Blueberry
  • Plum
  • Black Cherry
  • Pineapple
  • Apple and Blackcurrant
  • Rhubarb and ginger

Sunday, 19 May 2019

My Top 10 Chocolate Cakes




  • Triple Chocolate sponge cake
  • Hot chocolate fudge cake
  • Chocolate cheesecake
  • Chocolate brownies
  • Chocolate buttermilk cake
  • Death by Chocolate
  • Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cake
  • Malteser Chocolate Cake
  • Chocolate Mud Cake
  • Black Magic Chocolate Cake
  • Saturday, 18 May 2019

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    My Top 10 Cheese Dishes

    • Cheese and onion quiches
    • Broccoli and Stilton soup
    • Fried Brie with cranberry sauce
    • Cheese board
    • Cheese Muffins
    • Three cheese ravioli
    • Cheese and tomato pasta bake
    • Cheese omelette
    • Cheese feast pizza
    • Cheesy nachos

    Friday, 17 May 2019

    My Top 10 Italian food

    • Crespelle ai Funghi e Ricotta - pancakes with cheese and mushrooms
    • Bruschetta
    • Gnocchi
    • Spaghetti Bolognese
    • Lasagne
    • Risotto
    • Pizza Quattro Formaggi
    • Antipasto
    • Ravioli
    • Garlic dough balls