IngenuiTEA Teapot Giveaway

IngenuiTEA Teapot Giveaway

This one is for all the Tea drinkers & gadget lovers – An individual teapot that clips onto your cup and dispenses your brewed tea, exactly as you like it! I’m not ashamed to tell you, I’m a woman that likes her tea super strong – stand your spoon up in it. Most people can’t more »

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In My Kitchen

There are just some months when it feels like there is so much going on but I am getting nowhere. Every July is like this – the nearer we get to the end of term, the more the girls seem to have on. I am officially useless at running down cupboards and the freezer – more »

Lemon Grapefruit Drizzle Bundt Cake

Lemon & Grapefruit Drizzle Bundt Cake – #Bakeoftheweek

Sometimes you just want a cake that zings at you – Simple to prepare, but substantial that you can have hearty chunks but yet it is light and crumbly – and oh Wow! How tasty. Grapefruits are synonymous with holidays for me – I first discovered the joy of eating them outdoors for breakfast in more »

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The Teenage Years Start – #MumsKnowBest

*This is a sponsored post* From next week I am the mother of a teenager! Eek – How fast did that come around? In fact, from next week I am the mother of a teenager for the next 15 years! Here could be where spreading those children out age wise becomes interesting (Believe me, life more »

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A Lovely Week

As we come to the end of the school year, there are so many happy events taking place. We have started a ban on Minecraft in the last week – straightaway the craft boxes came out, the girls started chatting, they played outside and life became more about the family. I’m terrified to hear that more »

Passion Fruit Mojito

Passion Fruit Mojito (Mock or not!) – Secret Recipe Club

There’s not many recipes I can think of that get Mr C singing Club Tropicana and pretending to be George Michael! Safe to say, we are in holiday mode here and counting down the days. Bearing that in mind, my choice for this month’s Secret Recipe Club is definitely holiday inspired. This Passion Fruit Mojito more »

Bacon, Mushroom & Basil Savoury Muffins

Bacon, Mushroom & Basil Savoury Muffins #Bakeoftheweek

Picnic season is in full swing around here – Over the summer holidays we eat on the beach most days. I’m not a huge sandwich lover (Mr C is though) so am constantly looking for sandwich alternatives. Savoury muffins are definitely handy, they can be frozen and defrosted just in time for impromptu days out more »

Chilli & Coriander Pesto

Chilli & Coriander Pesto

Speedy, easy & versatile. Sums up this recipe. It occurred to me last time I made this Chilli & Coriander Pesto that I have never blogged the recipe before. Its so easy and a case of bunging ingredients into the blender, that it almost doesn’t feel like a recipe. I can’t remember how I found more »

Honey Balsamic Peach & Pineapple

Honey Balsamic Peaches & Pineapple – Due Vittorie Balsamic Giveaway

I never fail to be amazed by how versatile Balsamic Vinegar is – Long gone are the days of only using it on a tomato & basil salad (Although it is still pretty delicious nonetheless!) I am very pleased to be working with Due Vittorie Balsamic Vinegar as they launch their range of vinegars at more »

Mint Aero Chocolate Swiss Roll

Mint Aero Swiss Roll #Bakeoftheweek

This has turned out exactly as I imagined/hoped it would. If you are a fan of Mint Aeros, then this is the cake for you! Not too many ingredients and fairly quick to make. My chosen featured bake for this week has left me yearning for buts, caramel and vanilla – 3 Flavour Eclair Cake more »

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Casa Costello is going to BritMums – Introducing my sponsor!

Its all go in our house tonight. If you have been anywhere near Twitter recently you will probably have heard of Britmums Live 2015 – The biggest UK conference dedicated to blogging. Its not just Mummy bloggers as the name suggests – there fashion bloggers, travel bloggers, daddy bloggers and of course, food bloggers too! more »