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Letter to my 15 year old self

In Other On February 4, 2015 7 Comments

Dear Holly, You turned 35 last month. I know, that sounds really old. You’re probably thinking that you’re not as skinny as you are now. You’d be right…. Read More »

mars bar brownies

Mars bar brownies

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On February 4, 2015 0 Comments

Disclaimer: the picture is rubbish, I know. I am going to endeavour to use my grown up camera this year rather than my phone. I’m not going to… Read More »

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Lamb & pea pie with crispy sliced potato topping

In Lamb, Tarts and Pies On January 28, 2015 6 Comments

I turned 35 on Saturday. My husband and I celebrated by watching a sci fi movie at the cinema and getting a bit tipsy on house red wine… Read More »

halloumi courgette and carrot fritters

Halloumi, courgette & carrot fritters

In Snacks, Veggie On January 20, 2015 5 Comments

I had dinner with a friend recently. She’s my Very Amusing Mum Pal. A VAMP if you will. We got to talking about our sons’ behaviour when eating… Read More »

crunchy meatballs

Crunchy piggy meatballs

In Other, Pork, Snacks, To start On January 13, 2015 10 Comments

I am hurtling towards the grand old age of 35. I know many reading this will scoff that really, that’s so young. But I’m worried. Less about the… Read More »

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Giveaway – Just Catering Supplies

In Giveaways On January 6, 2015 277 Comments

I have a giveaway for you to kick off the new year from Just Catering Supplies. It’s pretty much everything you might need to hold rather a large… Read More »

lemon muffins

Granola breakfast muffins

In Cakes and Bakes On January 6, 2015 9 Comments

There’s nothing I hate more than a January diet. Apart from dry January bores. For I am a January baby, forever condemned to live out my days attending… Read More »

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Top 10 blog posts of 2014

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes, Other, Snacks, To start, Veggie On December 31, 2014 0 Comments

What a year! What a glorious year. My third baby born, my first book also ‘born’ (ahem), I’ve become one of the Huffington Post’s recipe writers, am proud… Read More »

2 minute marinade chicken

2 minute marinade chicken thighs

In BBQ, Chicken, Other On December 30, 2014 2 Comments

Has the trifle all gone yet? Twiglets? Cheese shape thingies? What about the ham? Or the Quality Street? Phew. Thank goodness for that. If you need something a… Read More »

snowman cookies

Melted snowman biscuits

In Biscuits, Christmas, Sweets On December 24, 2014 2 Comments

Okay, we’re almost there. It’s Christmas Eve. Are you okay? Have you finished work yet? This is my last recipe before the big day. It’s a bit of… Read More »