Hot Balsamic Honey Chicken Salad

#WeekendCreations – Balsamic & Honey Chicken Salad

LINKY NEWS I’ve slightly changed Foodie Friday – I still love food as much as ever but I’d also like to celebrate my love of all things craft. In fact, I love just making stuff and being nosy about what other people are making. I’ve renamed our new linky, #WeekendCreations – If you’ve blogged about more »

Walnut Honey Cranberries Crunchy Homemade Granola

Walnut & Honey Granola – Bake of the Week

I’ve always had to practically force myself to eat breakfast – I fallen into the typical Mum trap of surviving on strong coffee until about 11am. I would go berserk at my girls if they didn’t eat breakfast though. Time to lead by example? I do have a few breakfast dishes that I really enjoy more »

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Beat My Price

This is a post sponsored by Bespoke Offers I’ve always said you either save money or time when you are shopping. I don’t have copious amounts of either, to be honest, but I have tended to steer towards saving time. Who has the time to potter around various shops looking for bargains these days? I more »

Dulce de Leche Marshmallow Brownies #Bakeoftheweek

Dulce De Leche Marshmallow Brownies #Bakeoftheweek

I don’t often blog about Brownies – They feel like a bit of cheat as they are so easy. Brownies are definitely my go to bake if I need something sweet in a rush. And Oh My! these are delicious! I’ve given approximate guidelines for the Dulce de Leche and Marshmallows but go for your more »

garden picnic pre school

The Final Countdown to Starting Primary School

You may be wondering where Bake of the Week is – fear not, it is coming later tonight. For now though, I am all about school – such a major part of our lives for the past 9 years and about to get even bigger. Like thousands of other families up and down the country, more »


Visiting Eureka & National Allergy Week with #aocleans & Hotpoint

Nearly 13 years ago, I had 2 new arrivals in my life. One was Millie, my beautiful baby, the other was hay fever. Not so welcome a visitor. Yep, thanks body of mine, just getting over the shell shock of a newborn to be hit with a hideous allergy every spring/summer. I’ll be honest and more »

basil bacon onion quiche

Bacon, Onion & Basil Quiche #Bakeoftheweek

I’ve got news for you. Real men do eat quiche! This is the quiche that finally got Mr C eating a quiche and declaring it ‘Niiiice’! Hurrah, at last. It also turns out that Baby T also loves quiche – firmly polishing off both her sisters’ slices that they turned their noses up at. Oh more »

Roasted Red Pepper Walnut Relish Dip

Roasted Red Pepper & Walnut Relish – Secret Recipe Club

My second month of being a member of the Secret Recipe Club and no less exciting (or nerve-wracking). I was paired up this month with Sara from the Cupcake Muffin. I did expect a blog mainly about baking so had in mind that I would have to do another cake post (what a hardship!) But more »

Stork Easter Nest Cupcakes

Easter Nest Cupcakes with Stork

Happy Easter! One of the loveliest days of the year – full of pastel colours, chocolate and little chicks. Hope you are having a super day. You may already be sorted for Easter baking but in case you are still yearning for something sweet and crunchy, the bakers at Stork have invented the Easter Nest more »

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Play at Brewers Fayre – The Old Brickworks, Bradford Review

  Every now and then, we are invited to a blogging event that just fits perfectly with the children and their various activities. A couple of weeks ago, we were asked if we would like to attend the relaunch of the Play at Brewers Fayre at The Old Brickworks in Bradford. Normally it would be more »

lemon almond easter cake

Lemon & Almond Easter Cake #FoodieFriday

Hopefully everyone is having a pleasing Good Friday – The weather is rather dreary so I am happy to be copped up indoors. Mr C has done a scoot around the shops for last minute Easter Eggs – I normally buy them as soon as they come out in February but time has slipped by more »