Piped Roses on Baileys Cheesecake Cake

Baileys Chococcino Cheesecake Cake

It’s been Nanna Val’s birthday this weekend – A pretty significant 65 on the 1st May. Now Nanna Val is rather partial to a tipple of Baileys – She rarely drinks it neat but a cup of coffee just isn’t the same without some. In honour of the birthday girl, I decided to make a 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 »

brewers fayre dennis the menace

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 »

Children's University

Silent Sunday

Post Edit: HI everyone, thank for all your messages about this photo – This was taken at the Children’s University presentation earlier in the week at Hope University, Liverpool. It was a fantastic celebration when the children were awarded certificates for taking part in Extra-curricular activities. The more hours they do at After-school clubs and more »

Interplay Fairy Garden finished product

Fairy Garden Review – Interplay Craft Set

We are massive craft fans in our house (as our spare room will testify!) I’ve always allowed my girls to use materials that they find around the house and encourage them to be as creative as possible. On the whole, they are fantastic at coming up with ideas and love making projects. There are times more »

potato ham croquettes

Potato & Ham Croquettes #FoodieFriday

I promise you, once you have made your own Potato Croquettes you will never go back to shop bought again. I used to love Potato Croquettes meals when I was young and have to admit for years thinking that making your own would be too much of a faff. But seriously, they are very much more »


Juicing and Yoga with Curry’s

A couple of weekends ago, myself and a gang of other bloggers all congregated in Leeds for an Introduction to Juicing #currysintrojuicing event hosted by Philips and Curry’s. I don’t own a juicer and have always been a little sceptical about how useful they are – There are tons of green juice pictures that pop more »

cadbury's mini egg chocolate pavlovas

Mini Egg Chocolate Pavlovas – Bake of the Week

The internet is full of Easter recipes at the moment. Mini chocolate Eggs and Creme Eggs have never been used as creatively. I still want to share with you, my Mini Egg Chocolate Pavlovas though. The Mini Eggs are not just used for decoration – there are actually loads of them crushed inside the meringues, more »

cornmeal pancakes

Cornmeal Pancakes – Foodie Friday

I’m still using up that bag of cornmeal and remembered how amazing cornmeal pancakes are – Crispier and more cake-like than normal pancakes. How could I forget how divine they can be? And so quick to make – This batch were measured, made and photographed in 10 minutes! Now currently being devoured by Millie as more »