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06/11/2019

Toffee

Remember Remember the fifth of November, 
Gunpowder treason and plot.
We see no reason 
Why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot!

Strange thing to celebrate - but yes, outside was a cacophony of explosions and screams. The cats and dog sat close, with watchful eyes as we talked to them, over them and continued as normally as possible.

Jules from A Hidden JEM wrote a lovely autumnal post and included a recipe for Bonfire Toffee, so yesterday evening, while I cooked - Eldest took over and created a wicked dark and moreish (you were right!!) toffee.

Ooh so wicked and dark - perfect for these damp dank evenings while the fire crackles away.
A dark and glossy slab of yum
They won't last long.............

And that list from yesterday?
I have quietly trickled my way through it - but it does seem we all suffer from some degree of procrastination and avoidance!

Today I get to go back out to my studio and paint - for the first time in what feels like weeks, but first I need to finish my coffee and wash up (procrastinating again??)


6 comments:

  1. November the 5th is a strange thing to celebrate, but like you said about trick and treating in your Halloween post I am not sure that folks really know the reasons behind why celebrate these events.

    Your treacle looks great and yes to procrastination it is just thinking time in another guise.

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  2. If there is a Event or Holiday to celebrate, I think people should know "the story," behind it. But that's probably an old fashioned idea, today.

    Oh no!!!!!!!! Another sighting of that delicious looking candy!!!!!! Ohhhh noooooo! -grin- Not gonna' look! Not gonna' look! -chuckle-

    Enjoy some for me, being as you are tiny, and can indulge. I am not, and cannot. -smile-

    🍁🍂🔥🍂🍁

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  3. Oh mercy! I forgot to say, I am "The Best," at procrastination.

    And that's not a happy thing, to boast about, I know. -pout-

    🍁🍂🔥🍂🍁

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  4. As Paul Hollywood was recently castigated for saying: "diabetes on a plate", but in small quantities - oh, how gorgeous!! I'd ask you to save me a little bit but with Eldest home there is no chance . . .

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  5. Yay! You made it. It's delicious isn't it. I've just this minute put another piece in my mouth. X

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  6. Oh it does look good or should I say did look good as by now it will all be gone!

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