Sunday, May 07, 2006

Eventful Saturday

Saturday was truely eventful for us. For starters, we had family coming over for lunch - Jared's uncle and aunty. We had already decided that we were to have a roast lamb lunch so we headed off to the supermarket in search of a 2kg leg of lamb and the prices jolted our eyeballs out of our eye sockets! When did lamb become this pricey?! Oh well...we were determine to stick to our plan so we did what we had to do, buy that leg of lamb.

Off to home we went and Jared decided that it would be fun to make a video of him making coffee ala Jamie Oliver style. We were kicking ourselves laughing throughout the entire process. To have a laugh and to "learn" how to make the perfect cuppa, view the presentation. It comes in two parts, for maximum effect - you must watch both. Click here to view PART 1 and click here to view PART 2

After that, I went about my preparation - marinated the lamb, cut up 1 pumpkin and 6 potatoes, pushed them all into the oven for 2 hours, making sure the trays were rotated every 30 minutes for even cooking. While the aromatic smells of herbs and meat permeated through the home, I set the table for lunch.


Then I saw Tanzetta looking rather perplexed, so I went over to her - stooped to her level and followed her gaze. COLD BLIND ME! There was a wasp in our home! I cried out for Jared and he came running armed with his weapon of mass destruction "Home Brand" Fly Spray!


Bear in mind that all these happened before family was due to arrive! It was incredible hilarious!

Everything went about without a hitch and we had a wonderful afternoon with family.

6 Comments:

At 7:02 PM, Anonymous Sue said...

When are you inviting us for dinner? Ken Daniel cant wait to meet you!

 
At 12:17 AM, Blogger REDLeader said...

Wow...the meat looks good..no no...not the cat, but the lamb..Heez.. : )

 
At 9:31 AM, Blogger Magdalene said...

Sue - when you make a trip down under, I will definitely cook for you and the family!

Adrian - the same invitation is being extended to you and the family when you drop by Brisbane!

 
At 10:03 AM, Blogger REDLeader said...

Sue...that would be what, a 24 hrs flight? phew

Thanks Mag. Miss Brissie quite a bit

 
At 12:20 PM, Blogger Magdalene said...

Adro - come over end August or first week of September when River Festival is on. Heaps of activies and the fireworks is simply MIND BLOWING! As you know, that is also the most beautiful part of the year for us - the weather is just N I C E

 
At 2:54 AM, Blogger REDLeader said...

River Fest is something new to me. Aniwae, you're making me miss the place a little bit more. Hmm...: )

 

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