Count the little things… they all add up!


What have you achieved so far today? You might think your list is looking how it started, but likely is you have woken up, had breakfast, showered, got dressed and possibly even made it to work! πŸ™‚ Just because your list today has mow the lawn, tidy the lounge, clean the bathroom, post birthday cards and hoover the house and…

Fruity Coconut Ice Lollies


Ah, I know what you’re thinking! That’s not a recipe missy! πŸ˜› Well, have you made these? Or just looked at them? See! There you go! πŸ˜€ You do need a ridiculously simple recipe! Okay, so I wasn’t going to post this, but you know what… they are so delicious that I just had to share! πŸ˜€ Oh, and I’m…

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Pancakes for the Weekend!


You can never have too many pancakes can you!? πŸ˜€ πŸ₯žπŸ₯žπŸ₯ž We love pancakes in this house and although we have now stopped making them daily (yes we really did for a long time)! they are still made regularly! We usually have pancakes for breakfast or brunch, but as we love them so much, we might make them for afternoon…

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Okra & Lentil Soup


So today’s recipe is a bit of a cheat! There are Gremlins in my site somewhere and I need to spend time working on it trying to sort it out! So, here is a recipe I created a while ago, but still use regularly. The weather here is cold today – we’ve gone back to 6c (43f) so soup is…

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Banoffee Cake


Sometimes I forget that making vegan food is a skill which non-vegan chefs don’t tend to have! We have just returned from a weeks holiday and although the team of chefs (and it was a BIG team of at least twenty chefs at any one meal) tried to be helpful, you could see that this really was something they were…

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Hot Cross Bun Loaf


Here’s an early Easter present to yourself! Make this delicious hot cross bun loaf and have a slice or two for breakfast or afternoon tea (or elevenses if that’s still a thing?)! So, the school holidays are already drawing to a close but we’re making the most of it! As you’re reading this, hopefully I am sitting by a pool…

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You’ll want to eat this veg! Your perfect centrepiece!


Have you seen whole cauliflowers turning up everywhere recently! Well, I didn’t think I could manage a whole one to myself, so I chopped one in half and made this delicious feast! πŸ™‚ Okay, so you might think this is not really a recipe… but if you’ve only ever had boiled cauliflower, or stretched to cauliflower cheese, you really should…

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Where are you now? In the past, future, present?


We all have memories. Some good, some bad. We all have had experiences. Some good, some bad. We all have coping methods. Some better than others. Look at something you’ve been thinking about. Is it from the past, is it in the future, or is it something now in the present? What are your thoughts about it? Are the thoughts…

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Crumbly topped sticky date slice


Yay! Today is the last day of term before Easter! πŸ™‚ I must be one of those that are in the minority (nothing new there!) as I love it when the children are off school! πŸ˜€ Okay, so as they grow up and become teenagers they really don’t want so much parent time, but it’s still nice to have them…

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