August 2, 2019

We’ve made it to the end of another Rations Week! Congratulations to all of you who have joined us and survived with us.

Rations week always gives me time to reflect upon my daily life and consider things that I don’t usually think about too deeply. Social media is one...

August 1, 2019

Well, what a day that was. This morning I was tied to the kitchen, baking bread and rolls and cooking dinner for tonight and this afternoon I was transported back in time to 1940 and life as it would have been in Ramsgate for 300 families living in the war time tunnels...

July 31, 2019

It’s day three of rations and today I had planned to give myself a break from the kitchen so that I could go to work for a while and also so that I could hand some of the responsibility for feeding the children to my husband. During a normal week we take it in turns to...

July 30, 2019

This will be quite a short blog post as I am exhausted from a day of cooking! I woke up thinking about food and, after managing to find half an hour to finish an interview that I have been writing for a week, I came downstairs to begin the day in the kitchen.

The pancak...

July 29, 2019

Hello everyone and welcome to our third year of rations here at The Do Try This at Home School. Firstly I wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who has contacted me and asked to join in with us this year, I have been really touched by your kind words and enthusias...