Has anyone seen my mojo?

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Saffy

Has anyone seen my mojo?

I put it somewhere, but can't remember where I've left it.

I used to be such a keen cook, but since the girls have both been working evening jobs, I find it doubly hard to cook a tasty meal. It's not a problem when my Lord and Master is in for dinner, but not knowing the girls' schedule is a pain, A's changes daily. Wednesday evening I prepped a sausage casserole for the slow cooker;when I got up yesterday I browned the bangers and bunged them in and left for work. When I returned home, there was a lovely casserole for four, but only me to eat it as A had been called in to do an extra shift and E decided to go to her boyfriend's.

Just as well the dog likes it!

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Anastasia

Oh yes please

Oh Saffy I would have loved to share the sausage casserole ,it is a meal I like.
You are in a no win situation , but it would be worse if the girls had no work.

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Saffy

Has anyone seen my mojo

You are completely right there Anastasia. E has been working in a pub and at Sainsbury's but heard yesterday that she has a "proper" office job which she starts on Monday :o)

A is still at college 3 days a week, a work experience placement 1 day a week and then waitresses at our local pub, usually 3 or 4 shifts a week. She is such a grafter. E is 19 1/2 now and A is 18 next week. Can't believe how quickly they've grown up!

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Yummy

Missing Mojo's


"I put it somewhere, but can't remember where I've left it. "


Could be that it's run off with mine Saffs !!! Or it could be that I am getting lazy ??

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Yummy

Missing Mojo's

p.s. I know for a fact that that isn't the case where you are concerned btw :)

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Saffy

Has anyone seen my mojo

LOL. I have my moments Yummy!

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chillie

Saffy: my cooking mojo

My mojo has taken a serious battering in the last few years. I can't believe how old your girls are now Saffy, but having said that, my son was married last October and my daughter moved out well over 4 years ago. Cooking for just me and Mr Fussy (aka known as OH), who has a small appetite and bags of criticism, can be quite daunting at times. I think that the solution lies with more entertaining (nothing posh just friends)which I hope to do once we are through our move end of May. How about inviting some friends over when your OH has an evening off? chillie

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Saffy

Has anyone seen my mojo?

We moved house a couple of years ago and have hardly entertained (dinner party) at all since then. We have a great pub (where A works) so tend to socialise there; most of our friends are within walking distance. LOL, as I am typing this, I've just had a text about meeting up this evening!

We've got some building work to do to make the layout downstairs better and will do more entertaining once that's sorted. We do have BBQ's but the kitchen here is rubbish, badly laid out and dark and dingy; also, my hob blew up just after Christmas and I'm using an electric two ring burner which isn't ideal!

I enjoy cooking on a Sunday. Steve cycles and I potter about getting a roast or casserole ready and then we'll take Sonny (my profile pic) out for a walk, stop at the pub for a pint and then head home relaxed :o)

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Anastasia

How fast the time goes.

Gosh Saffy your girls are growing up fast.
Fantastic news about the job , work is not easy to find now.

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Karen`s Kitchen

I`m the same

Saffy, I agree with the others - how time has flown. Your girls are a bit younger than my two. I know exactly how you feel. One of mine works in a shop - all hours and is in at odd times or out with pals and doesn`t want to eat with us. The younger is at college and works PT in a shop. I make meals only to be told "I`ve eaten or I won`t be home" or worse "yeuck I don`t want that" it puts me of. Then if I`ve nothing for them, they suddenly appear hungry. Its not the same cooking for Mr K and me. I feel like I am running a cafe.

 
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