My 5th Mother’s day as a mummy but my first without mine. I know this day is going to be difficult, even though I know I will be surrounded by lots of love. I’ve struggled with the run up to it, seeing the shops full of cards and gifts, it’s like salt in a very…… Continue reading Mothering Sunday…
On Sunday my beautiful mama turned 70! It seemed only right they I made her a birthday rosette, I’m not sure if she was too thrilled to wear it but she humored me by doing so. My original plan had been to make her a quilt. I had found the most beautiful pattern which was…… Continue reading Happy Birthday Mum
I think it might be time for something sweet! It’s been so long since I last shared a recipe and as Easter is approaching it seems like the perfect time. I warn you though this is not suitable for any diabetics out there, it is very sweet! You may remember I had to go on a dairy free…… Continue reading Mini Egg Rocky Road
When I re-started this blog I promised myself I wouldn’t put pressure on blogging or apologise for the length of time between each post, but really, I am sorry it’s been so long since my last post! Life with a 15 month old has been pretty hectic there is barely any time to sit down…… Continue reading Happy New Year!
For the last few years I always say I would bake a Christmas cake but for one reason or another I left it too late or never got round to making it. This year with Mabel being a bit older I really want to start some Christmas traditions with her, and not forgetting my husband loves…… Continue reading Christmas Cake
Our little pup turned 1 today! I’m not entirely sure where this year gone! Its also hard to think that he was not in our lives a year ago. Today we celebrated with a lovely birthday cake just for dogs (not made be me but by these lovely folk here), some new toys and his little cousin Chewie came…… Continue reading Happy 1st Birthday Louie!
I’m pretty sure one of the first things I baked as a kid was rock cakes oh how I loved the experience. The great thing with rock cakes are they are so quick and simple to make, perfect for when you fancy something home-baked but don’t want to spend a long time in the kitchen.…… Continue reading Cranberry Rock Cakes
I’ve been feeling really inspired by sprinkles lately, the bright confetti of colours are sure to cheer anyone up, but why stop at a subtle scattering on top of a cupcake? Here are some fun examples of what more you can do with them! It’s mainly when I came across the image above when I knew…… Continue reading Fun with sprinkles!
I hope your enjoying your weekend, it’s so nice to finally have some nice weather. I thought I would share with you the cake I made for our anniversary. We had to postpone our plans due to me being poorly, but I’m pleased to say I’m feeling much better each day. The cake is a…… Continue reading Anniversay Cake
I hope you are enjoying the Easter holiday, we have been blessed with some lovely spring weather. I had a go at the hot cross buns yesterday. It seemed to take me all day to make them, and if I’m honest I was not best pleased with the end result. It’s not a recipe I will…… Continue reading Easter Baking