Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Thursday 18th November 2021 – #Daydreaming Robbie Cheadle, #Roundup Carol Taylor, #Funnies The Story Reading Ape, #RoastVeg The New Vintage Kitchen

A small selection of posts I have enjoyed in the last few days and I hope you will head over to read in full.

When do you daydream.. and if a writer is that where your stories or poems begin? In Robbie Cheadle series on creating young bookworms she shares the benefit to children of daydreaming. Hosted by Kaye Lynne Booth.

When I was a little girl, I loved to day dream. I was one of those kids the teacher is always calling back from dream world. The recall to reality was always a little negative in my recollection. “Stop daydreaming, and concentrate on your maths/history/geography – fill in the blank.”

As I’ve grown older, I’ve realised the benefits of day dreaming and mental downtime.

Head over to find out more about the benefits of day dreaming and add your thoughts: The importance of day dreaming

If you missed any posts last week on Carol Taylor’s blog… here is a recap..Carol shares some great recipes for Sweet potatoes and Christmas puddings, plus her weekly look at the Environment, and music..

My Environmental A-Z, Sweet Potato, Christmas Pudding and Irish Cream Recipes, the best pasta in the world, …Music by Bette Midler and more …Oh Yes, so much more!

I cannot believe we are nearly 2 weeks into November and coming up to 3 yrs of covid who would have thunk 2 years ago?

Welcome to my weekly roundup…Fig Newtons are still on hold I have been unable to get out to buy the cinnamon…but tomorrow we have to collect our Vaccine Passport which means I may be able to get some cinnamon and then Fig Newtons it will be…

The first post of the week was Part 2 of Christmas Treats and Trivia…I still can’t believe it is that time of the year again it just doesn’t feel like it but Christmas Puddings need to be made and this year I have made a few extra as gifts…

Head over to catch up on Carol’s posts last week: Christimas Pudding Recipes, environment, sweet potatoes and music

Now for a tribute to the wonderful season of mellow fruitfulness and falling leaves.. along with some of the benefits of aging.. like don’t lie down in the park lol..courtesy of The Story Reading Ape.

Head over to enjoy all the funnies with Earl and Opal: Monday Funnies The Story Reading Ape.

We eat a great many vegetables and I love roasting them and making a pasta sauce.. this recipe from Dorothy of New Vintage Kitchen looks perfect for a sharing platter or adapted to add to both rice and pasta

Pick a rainbow of autumn vegetables, top a bed of wilted greens, and enhance with a simple Maple, Miso, and Mustard Sauce. 

It is the perfect time of year to think about a big platter of roasted vegetables, especially the delicious roots of the season. I feel truly blessed to live in a beautiful and bountiful area in a state that supports local, sustainable agriculture. Within 15 minutes of my house, I have many farm stands waiting for me, and most of them are organic; so much to choose from: beets, carrots, and potatoes of many colors, squashes that span the rainbow, winter radishes in pink, black, and purple, onions, turnips, rutabagas, Brussels sprouts, celeriac, celery, and fat heads of garlic. Every platter of delicious can be different. 

Head over for the recipe for this delicious vegetable collaboration: Seven Roasted Autumn Vegetables and One Exquisite Sauce


Thanks for dropping in today and I hope you will head over to read the posts in full.. thanks Sally.

27 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Thursday 18th November 2021 – #Daydreaming Robbie Cheadle, #Roundup Carol Taylor, #Funnies The Story Reading Ape, #RoastVeg The New Vintage Kitchen

  1. Well, all of these play to my interests! I’m all in favour of daydreaming and agree with Robbie about the benefits, I particularly enjoyed Carol’s comments about Christmas waste and her trivia about the festive season, the Story Reading Ape always brightens up my day and, as a vegetarian, I’ve been drooling over Dorothy’s vegetable platter. Many thanks! xx

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