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Marshmallow, Granola & Rice Pudding

Marshmallow, Granola & Rice Pudding

This weekend is the last weekend before Christmas. Apparently it was “Panic Saturday” according to the news, which I’m sure they just made it up because they feel left out after Black Friday. Anyway, if I were in any panic, it’d be about food. Have […]

Homemade DIY Gingerbread House Kit

Homemade DIY Gingerbread House Kit

I know it’s early. I know Halloween was only a few days ago… but I went to Boots yesterday and they’re already playing Christmas songs. (Don’t you feel a bit sorry for the staffs having to endure that for 2 months?) And amongst all the […]

Easter Day In!

Easter Day In!

I was so excited about having a 4 days weekend and was trying to plan a (another) busy weekend. However I think my bank account and stamina is not agreeing and so we ended up just chilling out and getting a very well-earned rest instead. […]

Christmas 2012 Roundup

Christmas 2012 Roundup

This year’s Christmas was quite different from last year’s, mainly due to the fact that I was only cooking for 3 ( 2 and a half really) this year. Therefore I decided turkey is unnecessary. I wanted something smaller, more manageable and still traditional. I […]

Once upon a Christmas…

Once upon a Christmas…

The whole december went so quick this year, I feel like I’ve only got a brief moment to sit down and have an update before I’m rushed off to do something else! This is going to be a quick post as I’m now surrounded by […]

Brandy Snaps – Great British Bake Off rambling

Brandy Snaps – Great British Bake Off rambling

Great British Bake Off has returned for a second series, and I can’t help but feel the stress of it all. It saddens me a little bit that everything has to be a competition these days. Baking (Great British Bake Off), Cooking (Masterchef), comedies (Show […]

Christmas Pudding Leftover Muffins

Christmas Pudding Leftover Muffins

Right… for those who’s been pigging out over Christmas, you’re probably feeling sick now just seeing the words christmas pudding. But hey, waste not want not. Give it a new lease of life by turning them into yummy muffins, cover them in sherry icing and […]

Cranberry Oat Scones

Cranberry Oat Scones

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a lovely christmas! We had a fantastic time chilling, sledging, eating and playing! I will do another post for christmas. But for now, this is my first Fresh from the Oven Challenge! Since I haven’t got a sourdough […]

Gingerbread Man!

Gingerbread Man!

Hehe… 3 more sleeps till christmas!!!!! Are you already everybody? Well we almost are! James managed to wrap my presents up today in Ashleigh’s and my absence, so now the tree is truly surrounded by presents. All this wintery weather is making everything magical too, […]

Super Easy Sweeties — Florentines

Super Easy Sweeties — Florentines

Christmas is edging ever so close now, I can almost smell the turkey! 🙂 The thought (and need) of having little nibbles here and there is so overwhelming that, despite having mince pies and stollen piled up somewhere, I made some florentines tonight… hehe. And […]