Saturday, January 08, 2011

Welcome to 2011

Happy new year everyone!
I love this time of year, out with the old in with the new, resolutions still fresh and everyone excited about making the next year great.
I've made just a few resolutions which are:
  • make more homemade food staples, eg jam, preserved fruit, yoghurt, pasta
  • make more of my own clothes
  • exercise regularly
  • start work on writing a computer program that I've been thinking about for a while
So far I'm off to a good start:
My friends Julia, Jackie and I made Cherry jam yesterday (in 35 degree heat, uck). From 5kg of fresh cherries we got about 16 jars (3.6 litres) of jam and the total cost was about $34. It turned out beautifully. Now I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do with my 8 jars, it'd take us years to eat that much on toast :)

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