Can you remember what you did on the weekend of 24 - 26 December 2010? You never know when you may need an alibi! Gattina of Writer Cramps hosts this fun meme. Do pop in, join and tell us what you did on the weekend.
Our weekend was absolutely action-packed and fun-filled. We spent Friday night and Saturday with family and extended family celebrating Christmas. On Sunday after church we were invited to a picnic with friends and their extended family.
It is all too much to post about here. I'll do posts for tomorrow and Wednesday to really elaborate on all the fun, special times together and delicious repasts we all enjoyed.
Grant made quite a large purchase this week which he said could pass for a gift for both of us. Spending Christmas Eve with Angus' in-laws, the arrangement was that each adult bought a gift for another adult. I bought an electric wok for Amanda's sister, Ilze. Grant bought a torch which can be plugged into a car cigarette lighter to re-charge, for Lourie, Amanda's dad. Lourie and his wife, Celia, are great caravaners and campers and he loves any gadget which can simplify his life in the outdoors.
Ilze's husband, Leonard, bought Grant a stick-on pad for our motorbike tank. When we use the tank bag on a long trip, this strip protects the shiny tank from scratches! Men and their toys!
Celia gave me a voucher which can be redeemed at my own personal hair-dresser, bless her. I also received a bottle of green figs preserved in syrup. Yum. Grant and I enjoyed deep-friend Camembert with green figs in syrup. (I have posted a recipe for this in the past)
Shadow was greatly interested while I wrapped gifts on the kitchen table on Friday night. At one stage, he grabbed the gold ribbon and dashed into the scullery with it!
I eventually managed to wrap the gifts despite the cat's interference!
For supper on Christmas Eve, Celia and her daughters made delicious lasagne and a huge Greek salad. I took along my stock standard Focacia Bread which always goes down well (pun intended, lol!) I've posted this recipe under "Baking breads" label
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