Editorial February 2010
Written by Cathryn
So, it's February. What are we all going to be doing this month?
I know, I know, it's that month after Christmas when all the bills loom large. Here are some ideas to help you make some savings. The whole site is sprinkled with some very thrifty ideas, have a browse.
It's very tempting on some of the greyer days to hibernate and dream of warm weather but even in the worst of the weather there is always something going on. There is a big incentive to get a lot of warm woolly things finished off indoors and there are plenty of helpful tips on completing neckbands and blocking. You could also try branching out a bit. You will find plenty of encouragement here. Word to the wise though, don't go near anything comfortable and cosy on the 14th and ignore the suggestion that these are made for Christmas, these chocolates have that necessary edge for Valentines Day!
Take advantage of any fine weather to start planning for the good things you will be eating later in the year. You will find ideas and suggestions here and there are always wild foods available if you look carefully. There is just time to prune apples and encourage good fruit production for the coming year. This article is very helpful.
In the Anglo Saxon calender February, the second month of the year was called Solmonath and was the Month of the Cakes, very downsizer and so many recipes to try.
Enjoy lambing and all the new life!