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Review & giveaway #32 – Base Fashion

In Giveaways On November 18, 2014 90 Comments

Base Fashion sent me a lovely Gant Christmas jumper for baby Lawrence. It’s beautiful and it cost £42! That’s more than I spend on my own Christmas jumper,… Read More »

coffee and walnut cake from book

Coffee & walnut cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On November 18, 2014 3 Comments

I went to a reasonably posh school. For Leicester that is. It wasn’t the really posh one where the kids got so much pocket money they spent the… Read More »

ginger cake scoff

Ginger cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On November 12, 2014 1 Comment

How ready for Christmas are you? I am feeling pretty smug to be honest. I don’t want to rub your faces in it, but really I’m almost done…. Read More »

parkin

Parkin for Bonfire night

In Cakes and Bakes On November 4, 2014 3 Comments

Now before you go and send me a sternly worded email about this not being an authentic Parkin recipe like Aunt Hilda used to make, or that really… Read More »

caramac cheesecake

Caramac & ginger cheesecake

In Cakes and Bakes On November 4, 2014 5 Comments

I am never happy. No, I don’t mean I’m a depressive. I think I was depressed for about 2 months back in 1999, but other than that have… Read More »

blueberry almond and lemon traybake

Berry, lemon & almond traybake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On October 28, 2014 2 Comments

I got a little star struck at the weekend. I was at the BBC Bakes and Cakes Show and had access to the green room. This is the… Read More »

oh my baby

Giveaway & review #31 – Oh My Baby

In Giveaways On October 28, 2014 82 Comments

Oh My Baby, as their name would suggest, sell baby related goods. The FunkyBox is specifically what we’re here to talk about today though. Now, I don’t know about… Read More »

Kitchenalia

Giveaway & review #32 – Kitchenalia book

In Other On October 28, 2014 20 Comments

Kitchenalia is one of those books I would probably pick up at my chic friend Anuszka’s house and covet. Then I’d borrow it, keep it for too long… Read More »

dairy free chocolate and ginger cookies

Dairy free baking

In Baking, Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes On October 23, 2014 4 Comments

Increasingly I’m being asked for dairy free baking recipes – gluten free too, but one step at a time… For some going dairy free is a simple decision… Read More »

halloween jelly worms in dirt

Halloween party ideas

In Cakes and Bakes, Other, Pasta and Risotto, Pork, Sides, Snacks, Sweets On October 20, 2014 0 Comments

I do love Halloween though I have never been trick or treating. It’s just not in my British nature to knock on someone’s door and give out ultimatums…. Read More »