It has been a while since I have done any baking and even longer since I have written it down. There is no real reason for this I just didn’t feel the need to bake. Since it is a stress reliever for me perhaps this is a good thing. Last weekend I felt the need to bake. Ellie even asked…

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Image source *This guest post contains sponsored content. No matter how much you want to start eating healthily, there’s one thing that’s probably stopping you: does all that healthy food actually taste good? We all have memories of boring salads from when we were younger that consisted pretty much entirely of a handful of iceberg lettuce and a few slices…

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This week I have a guest post by Zara, a proud mum of three: two little rascals and a lovely fur baby Lola. Zara is a life coach, writer, content editor on High Style Life, wannabe foodie and passionate promoter of a healthy lifestyle. In her free time (huh?) Zara enjoys reading or starting another baking adventure with her kids (a woman after my own…

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We are officially on the Easter holidays which for me means a few things. No preschool run for TWO WEEKS! – Yay No preschool for two weeks – BOO! (Send help) This signifies the start of Ellie’s last term before she starts school – Sad times It’s Easter. Easter = Chocolate! And bloody lots of it. If like me you…

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In the interest of taking things back to basics I have formed a list of my baking must haves. The basic baking equipment essentials that I couldn’t bake without.  We all have must have items in our lives, must have make up item, must have food item, must have statement jewellery.  Well this is a list of my must have…

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This week Hubby has been away on business and since Ellie hasn’t shown her usual signs of separation anxiety I said she could pick whatever activity she wanted and we would do it.  She asked if we could make chocolate biscuits, it was one of those moments where you know the apple hasn’t fallen too far from the tree! I…

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I was nominated by Cathryn at Little Paper Swans to complete the £2 Challenge.  This is a campaign started by Voucherbox.co.uk and Zamcoc teaming up together to raise awareness and money for the most at risk children in Zambia.  For every blog post published Voucherbox are going to donate £50 to Zamcoc to help their cause. The other reason behind the idea…

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I’m at it again! The first baking post of 2017 and the first of many. I had a little baking break for a couple of weeks because I have been at it at least once a week since October. If it were an illegal substance I would be at a meeting by now! So to take things easy I decided…

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Having seen a lot of ‘Instagram Best Nine’ posts recently I couldn’t help but join in. I did it last year too so how could I resist seeing the difference. As I wrote in my previous post My Instagram 2016 I loved the best nine but because it was based on number of likes theses weren’t reflective of my favourite.…

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As part of my Christmas baking plans I thought I would make some gingerbread tree decorations. I love gingerbread; it is one of my favourite biscuits. The only problem with that is I find it hard to only eat one at a time. I usually discover I have eaten three in a row without realising it! I have tried various…

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