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I really wish I could have won this battle but Its Rats 1 and me zero. We get rid of them but they always come back and now they are in fire. This past week I have thrown away a loaf of bread (usually leave it out the day I buy it so that I have fresh (untoasted) and freeze the remaining the next day but alas the rats had a filled day was so pissed.

Monday morning as I was about the leave the house I get into the kitchen and guess what my croissant was eaten half way through by the rats. This was my mistake forgot to put them in the fridge would have microwaved it at the office. Later in the evening I got home very excited to make tortillas and alas couldn’t have them because the rat ate though three plastic bags. The pissing thing they were in the so called pantry. I always leave the doors closed though there is a small gap – thanks to my cheape cheape cabinet guy but didn’t know it was big enough for a rat to get in.  That’s when I knew I have to do something about protecting staff in the pantry against the rats.

Answer was to get containers. Since I`m currently working in the market decided to walk to the lady where I once got containers for my DIY and craft staff. The walk was inside the market but not market market but it was during peak time. It’s always crowded in the market but its worse around 5. It hit me that if DH didn’t have a car and I had to use public transport when I started dating him I wouldn’t have married him let alone date him. Yep it’s that bad. And just my luck she didn’t have enough. I wanted 3 huge ones and 3 small ones. So got three and yesterday went back to get the remaining ones. Spent 3k ($20) on them.

Thursday evening while I was making this

Chicken breasts + sweet and sour + salt and paper + 7minutes in microwave on medium = nice low calorie supper. Opps no vegatables tonight. Didn’t fill like them. Yesterday it was broccoli and sausage.

Did this.

not very neatly organised but gets the job done.



the chicken fajitas is for this weekend. Hopes its survives didnt want to forget about it coz its about to expire



Definately no martha stewart


Here`s another casualty. Thank God it was just the box. Funny they didn’t go for the Special K guess they ant watching their weight.



You  might just get it. lol! Growing up always wished to run my own house and now that I do I`m not liking it so much. Nearly 3 years after playing house a number of things are now broken and need to replaced.  The excitement of buying new things has clearly left me and I now have to improvise

Yes those are granite slabs that I use to properly close the sandwich maker.

The microwave oven and grill has been in my boot for more than four weeks now. It was a pain getting it down to the car to take it to be repaired – yes who does that (by that repair microwaves) well some people do. We had set out one Saturday morning to go get a replacement and when we got to LG they didn’t have any new models the ones they had the same model which we got nearly 3 years ago  and some other fancy ones which are out of our reach. So the sales guy convinced DH that to bring the microwave for repair and since he is not in Lagos Monday to Friday it was left up to me. I carried the thing downstairs boy my back is still complaining (and wont be doing that again anytime soon) and only to get to the shop to be told I have to take it to Apapa. Just to let you know if DH had stayed in Apapa before we started dating I wouldn’t be dating him. So five weeks on the I have no microwave or grill and the old one is still in my boot. My weight loss plans have been suffering since instead of roasting or grilling meat I have been forced to fry it and since I don’t have anything to quickly defrost meat I have to think a couple of hours before what Im goin to cook and usually so late that I dont have time to marinate it.

To make matters worse my trademil got busted as well. It was fine last Friday only for Monday to starting felling weird as i was running on it. The board which is in between the belt and helps support my weight is cracked in the middle. Called Game and they guy said replacing it through game would take about 3months or so since they have to order the part from SA but he knows someone that can do it for me and its 30k about 2oousd to replace it. Called DH and he tuned we should replace the trademil but looking at finances right now I dont see it happening and thats when im really enjoying running in the mornings. Its sore and a pain but I love it. I cant wait for 3months for a replacement part nor wait to get money to replace the trademil guess I have to call the guy to let his guy bring his own board and see how it goes.

But before I do that I plan on going on to game and getting a microwave and a health grill and to check out the trademils there just window shopping and to confirm from the game manager that it does indeed take months and they don’t have any spares.




Joy won. I`m totally amazed at the person  I have become and the decision wasnt an easy one. I got a 4 week training job and because they couldn`t pay me my full rate they said  I only do two weeks. I was happy with that. As week two approached I knew they didn`t have anyone to take the last two  weeks so I also knew that I will be asked to take it at a lesser rate. The Old me would have done it just for the sake of the money but the new me decided to follow DH and spend some time in Joburg. Have since realised that money easily comes and goes. I worked the whole of last year but what did I do with the money nothing. I think Im even worse off than before coz before has savings now I have jack. So even working for the two weeks I might never see the money come to any good use so might as well enjoy myself.  I have a secret zim project. hope will be able to complete it before the year runs out. 🙂

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