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lemon blueberry and white choc cupcakes

Lemon, blueberry & white chocolate cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On August 19, 2014 5 Comments

I worked with a girl once who literally stopped traffic. Now people overuse the word literally. They literally use it all the time to describe things that literally… Read More »

outshine

Review & giveaway #25 – Outshine Art

In Giveaways On August 12, 2014 159 Comments

I was sent a couple of pictures by Outshine Art to review and very beautiful they were too. Suzanne runs Outshine Art from her Walton-on-Thames studio. She used to… Read More »

salmon and asparagus quiche

Salmon & asparagus quiche

In Other, Pastry, Tarts and Pies On August 12, 2014 4 Comments

I read a blog about a very large family in the US. I daren’t tell you who they are. I can’t link to it in case the blogger… Read More »

apple maple and ginger cake

Apple, ginger & maple syrup layer cake

In Cakes and Bakes On August 5, 2014 2 Comments

Can we talk about my backside? Just for a moment. I have spent most of my teenage and adult life being unhappy with my weight. Is that shocking?… Read More »

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Giveaway #24 – Stoves cooker from Argos RRP £449

In Giveaways On August 4, 2014 731 Comments

What I would do for a new oven! Mine is battered and bruised after a lot of abuse from yours truly. Argos got in touch with me and asked… Read More »

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Momma’s Cornish ginger fairings

In Biscuits On August 4, 2014 2 Comments

I was very close to my grandmother, named Momma (pronounced ‘Mom-mar’) by my toddler self. She was about 5 foot nothing, obsessed with her ‘bloody hair’ as she called it… Read More »

pink lining

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

In Giveaways On July 30, 2014 417 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 »

florentines from book

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 »

prize for blog

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 »

spelt rye and white loaf of bread

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 »