Yesterday was my birthday. We had a long chat about what to do, ie should we go out for a meal, but in the end I decided I would prefer to have a meal at home. We had to make a journey to a farm shop Wakefield in order to deliver a tool re Jon's business, so I prepared a beef casserole and left it in a low oven whilst we went about our business.
We had been to the farm shop before - here and what a FANTASTIC place it is too! Whilst Jon was in the workshop I busied myself looking round the fantastic cheese selection, wine cellar and fresh produce. I came away with some fantastic cheese and vegetables for our meal. I also bought some WONDERFUL rose wine and a portion of sticky toffee pudding as it is one of Jon's favourites. By the time we returned home I was so pleased with my decision to eat at home - it was quite late and we were both very tired. Jon had insisted on doing all the driving, being it my birthday, so all I had to do was prepare a few vegetables, chill the wine and serve up! Fantastic! I must admit my healthy eating plan took a bashing when I HAD to have a small piece of sticky toffee pudding when Jon had gone to bed! I helped myself to a very very small portion.......then another very very small portion ......then another very very small portion ......then another very very small portion ..until - as if by magic the whole portion had disappeared, right before my eyes..no doubt showing up later on my hips!!!
The shop have a special offer on each Friday so with the 2 steaks I bought I received a free sauce - which we are having tonight.....diet resumes on Sunday!
The weather continues to be quite naff! It is very consistent however - a couple of hours sunshine followed by a downpour, ideal conditions for weed growth!We did make a dash for the blue skies today only to see the same sky turn black and the heaven's opened - our bike gear is drying off as I speak!