Sometimes on the way to your dream,

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Friday, December 24, 2010

it's over

The great mince pie bake of 2010 is over.


At last!
Finally!
Finito!


My kitchen is a wreck.
I love mince pies and I don't mind making them, mostly because I get to eat the ones that turn out wrong.
The cleanup is the worst part.


Because I make these on the dining table, there's usually flour and sugar tracked between there and the kitchen, which means cleanup means vacuuming as well as all those dishes.
I quite like washing dishes.
But vacuuming sucks!


Sigh. Better get started......

12 comments:

  1. Oh I hear you, I havn't even started cooking.....or wrapping yet! I hate Dishes... But I don't mind vacuming, we should swap ha ha merry christmas :)

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  2. I have never been a great one for mince pies because for me a pie should have meat in it :)

    I wish you a very merry christmas :)

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  3. Hi River,

    I LOVE Mince pies!!!

    Can you sned some over?

    :0)

    Cheers

    PM

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  4. Could never make them as nice as my Mum did so I've never tried except once - that plus the fact she didn't give me the recipe before she 'went upstairs' ;)
    Enjoy them!

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  5. whatsinemmasbrain; welcome. Yeah, let's swap. Next Christmas.

    Loz; I like meat pies too, but only the ones I make.

    Plasman; I'm not sure they'd survive the trip.

    Jayne; There's a recipe?? I just make pastry and add a jar of store bought fruit mince. But it has to be the RIGHT fruit mince.

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  6. Hey! Merry Xmas (albeit a little late)!! Now ... how many of those fabulous mince pies are left, hhhmmm...??

    Happy travels!!

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  7. Hey there! Didn't know how to respond to your question re: Buffy. Yes , I did name Anya after the vengeance demon. Fancy you know that! Hope you had a great Christmas. And Cleaning do suck.

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  8. Hi and hope you had a great Christmas. Thanks for stopping by Kangaroos of The Scrubby Bush. You can tell the difference between mice and antechinus mainly by the ears - antechinus have quite large ears. Mind you they have to stand still for you to do that! They're great to have around as they clean up all the insects.

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  9. Hope you had a wondeful Day River. All over now bar the hangover I guess.

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  10. Red Nomad OZ; not a single pie left.

    Joni Llanora; I'm a Buffy fan, have the entire series over on my shelf. Angel too. Anyanka is a great name, there won't be too many of those around.

    Cheryl; I've never known anything that small to stand still long enough for me to get a good look.

    Baino; No hangovers here.

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