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 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...

August 4, 2018

So here we are, the end of another rations week and, just like last year, I am sad to be stopping - not because I have developed a sudden love of cookery, but because rationing seems to have made our pace of life slow right down. We have found fascination and contentme...

August 2, 2018

Today we’ve been to The Home Front Tea Rooms in Ramsgate for lunch. We love it there because it’s just like stepping back in time to the 1940’s. The attention to detail in the décor is fantastic and the food is simple and delicious. Also, because cafés, like fish and c...

July 31, 2018

Today has been another day spent at home, enjoying the simplicity of rationing and making the most of the people, space and food around us.

A key point that has arisen already for me, is that the less I have, the less I want. The best thing about rationing, for me perso...

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