Friday, 24 July 2009

Jammy rainy days

Mmmmm, what shall we do? I'm bored and Mr.Boodle is thinking about chewing my yellow file! Lets go into the kitchen and have a little rootle around....................................................
Quick scan around, oh yes those plums! Lets make jam!
The rain is absoloutely tipping down outside so we shall hunker down and simmer and stew these ruby beauties......

Now while they are simmering I think we should have a hunt for some pretty Tana Lawn for their pretty lid caps................................... aha!

Maybe with a golden Chrysanthemum?

Yes that is definately better

Sorry I cant get a better close up of this gorgeous cottage garden tana lawn, but it reminds me of a 1930's illustration or a Gertrude Jekyll long border.

I have been faffing about so long I do believe the sun is beginning to break through the rain clouds. Oh just one more shot, lovely plum jam

Come on Mr.Boodle, you cant just lie around the kitchen all day lets get out for a stroll around 40 acre field and then later we will have jam on fresh crunchy bread and a nice cup of Rosie-Lee!


  1. I am in love with Mr Boodle. Your jam looks lovely. I dont know anyone with a plum tree. Love the crochet squares. xxx

  2. Mmmmm...scrummy lovely jam! Have a lovely time in Cornwall, hope we see you at the fair. Jane xxxx

  3. Your jam jars look so pretty!
    Have a lovely weekend!

  4. I can almost smell that jam bubbling away.
    Hope you had a good walk in the sun.

  5. Love the bowl with the plums in it!
    Even though it's rainy,you can cheer yourself up with lovely things!

  6. Mmmmmm plum jam with buttery crumpets!

    Nina x

  7. I hope you have got the sun out today! That plum jam looks sooooooooooooo yummy.

    Mr Boodle is gorgeous!!!

    Enjoy the rest of the weekend…love Lou xxx

  8. Me again, thank you for your lovely comment for Josh! xxx

  9. Mr Boodle is very handsome and your jam looks lovely, the plums have only just begun here in the East.

  10. Hello
    Thank you so much for your kind comments just now..
    I must remember to dig out my old jam jars and see if I can find some nice plump blackberries this year for another batch of jam.

    It is good to know that Milly & Dottie hold some kind of affection in several of our blogger's lives..
    I think my alter ego Dottie is most appropriate... as I get dottier by the day.
    Michele a.k.a Dottie x

  11. That jam looks delicious...but it looks so pretty with its glamorous tops

  12. Thanks for visiting my blog, just had to enthuse with you about Perch Hill, I'm sure now that it must have been your blog I saw the garden on so thank you very much for making me investigate going to visit. SO want to do some of the courses, really wanted to do the Cutting Garden one but the small person is still off school for that one so I may do the flower arranging one instead. Oh, it was so lovely!
    Hen x


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