My bloglines advised me I missed 1800 posts while away - I don't think I will get around to them all. A lot of them I probably wouldn't have anyway, but if you had a great post in the last week that I should read, please let me know!
I had a little tussel with my mate insomnia at 3 this morning, and contemplated a post at that point - but decided to do the dishes instead.
Then I did an amazing to do list - and then decided to curl up next to my honey for another 1/2 an hour - and slept soundly for 2!
The list is being ploughed through, although not with as much alacrity as I had at 4am!
As a result, am both fairly wiped at the moment to recount every detail - will probably give you a photo essay later on - and daunted by the monumental tasks I have to complete today, tomorrow and over the rest of the holidays!!
Instead, will give you (and my family) the recipe I promised long ago.
Jeanie's Marvellous Muesli Bars
2 cups rolled oats
2/3 cup chopped dates
2/3 cup chopped dried apricots
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup choc chips
1 cup self-raising flour
1/2 cup raw sugar
1 cup coconut
2 tbsp golden syrup or honey
Mix all dry ingredients. Melt butter, mix in syrup or honey and then mix with dry ingredients.
Put into a lined slice tin and bake in moderate oven for 1/2 hour.
Cut while warm but allow to cook before separating.
Edited to add:
Having only half the flour and none of the coconut will result in very gooey bars - but yummy nonetheless (from experience at my sisters place)
Failing to put in the sugar results in very crumbly bars - but still yummy nonetheless (from yesterday's experience)
Secondgoround: I would probably up another dry goods quantity and experiment a bit if you didn't want the coconut - but you can hardly feel the coconut! However, the oven is a necessity.
Tracey: It is so easy, you can get
Liv: My family don't have "holidays" - my father is someone who actually doesn't know how to relax - its either working or sleeping - and it rubs off on everyone to a degree on the property. But it is still fun. And also wonderful to be in my own home again!