After having children it got me thinking about how I was raised. Did my Mum and Dad ever go with out so they could provide for us? Did they ever worry that they weren’t good enough? Did they ever struggle to feed us? I have done all these things since I became a mum.
My mum raised 4 children and at times worked 3 jobs so she must have done these things too, surely? I don’t ever remember her struggle, I don’t remember my mum and dad splitting up. I just have happy memories of playing on the moors with my sisters and cousins, having the an occasional trip to Butlins, playing with my friends at nursery and school.
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Who even has a pantry any more?! I keep all my food in a corner cupboard but pantry sounds better!
A part of the reason I’m able to keep the price of my food shopping down is because I keep a well stocked pantry. It contains the smaller items that you use regularly. Some may seem a bit expensive but they are more like an investment as they will be used in many meals.
I bet we all have some thing at the back of our cupboard that we got especially for a recipe and then it never saw the light of day again.
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