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Giveaway #23 – The Perfect Baby Shower + Pink Lining Changing Bag

In Giveaways On July 30, 2014 309 Comments

It wasn’t that long ago that baby showers were just for the rich and famous. Now they’re as much a part of having a baby as hen do’s… Read More »

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Rocky road florentines

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes On July 28, 2014 4 Comments

My publisher has given the okay to blog another recipe from my book, Recipes from a Normal Mum. With 100 recipes to choose from it wasn’t an easy… Read More »

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Giveaway #22 – Seven great cookbooks RRP £124

In Giveaways On July 25, 2014 2 Comments

Hands up – this is a giveaway only open to those who have already bought my book. It’s a thank you. If you wish to take part then… Read More »

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Rye, spelt and white blend loaf

In Breads On July 21, 2014 2 Comments

We’re back from our summer hols. We went to Suffolk. Southwold to be precise. We always holiday in Suffolk; it’s my attempt at creating childhood memories the boys… Read More »

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Gluten free brownies

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On July 15, 2014 6 Comments

I saw a friend this week. We went to school together many years ago. She gave birth to her first born child just two days before my third… Read More »

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Writing a recipe book

In Other On July 14, 2014 9 Comments

So, not sure if I’ve banged on about it enough yet (!) but I have a proper recipe book coming out this month. 17th July to be precise,… Read More »

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Lemon button biscuits from my book

In Biscuits On July 7, 2014 4 Comments

This whole book malarkey has crept up on me. It seems like forever that I’ve been explaining that the book isn’t out just yet, but soon, honestly soon…. Read More »

vanilla cut out biscuits

Cut out vanilla biscuits

In Biscuits, Other On July 1, 2014 2 Comments

So 13 days ago I gave birth to a baby boy. Our third little boy who is a pleasure and a delight. I’m so in love all over… Read More »

cauliflower bulgar wheat salad

Roasted cauliflower, cumin & bulgar wheat salad

In Salads, Veggie On June 17, 2014 6 Comments

I am a barbecue snob. I’m not happy or indeed impressed by a few burgers and a sausage or two. Add to that a pack of pre bought… Read More »

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Review & giveaway #21 – Stuck on you goodies

In Giveaways On June 17, 2014 162 Comments

I still have a ruler and some pencils with my name printed on. They were ordered some time in the mid 80s by my mother and I loved… Read More »