I am a total sucker for sweet treats and this afternoon I had a super quick baking session with the Boy. Well... I say baking really what I mean is we made some rice krispie treats (or Mars Bar buns if you prefer!). If you don't know what they are, essentially they are melted Mars… Continue reading Treats!
I love a sweet and bread based breakfast, whether it's toast with chocolate spread, pancakes, croissants, pastries... Mmmm! The list could go on and on! I am a big fan of carbs, sugar & caffeine in the morning despite knowing how unhealthy it is. Recently I have got into the habit of making crepes for… Continue reading Oaty Banana Pancakes
I'm a complete and utter, total chocolate addict. I think I would eat chocolate all day every day if I had half a chance and I don't think there are too many foods that can't be improved upon by a little chocolate! One of my favourite breakfast treats is toast with Nutella and banana but… Continue reading Chocolate Spread
Happy New Year to you all! I've been quieter than I would have liked over the festive season but with the Boy off nursery and the big beardy one off work for the last fortnight our days have been pretty full! I had last minute Christmas gifts to craft, and some I still have to… Continue reading Happy Crafty New Year!
Today I picked up a very excited small boy from playgroup. He was cradling a package wrapped in green tissue paper like it was the most precious thing on earth and told me very seriously that he had made a cookie. He was so proud of himself and I couldn't wait to get him home… Continue reading Christmas Cookies!
Both my kids have had a terrible run of ill health since The Boy started playgroup in September. We've had cold after cold, chickenpox and now The Babby has ear infections in both sides. I'm convinced they are linked to teething since her brother had the same thing every time new teeth appeared and she… Continue reading I Can’t Succumb to Sickness! (aka Ginger & Lemon tea)
Now Halloween is over I'm starting to feel a little festive. I'm thinking ahead to the end of December already, although I won't mention the dreaded "C" word just yet! Dark nights and cold days need a little something to help you through so I'm a big fan of rich and spicy flavors to help… Continue reading Yummy Scrummy Mulled Porridge