January – Photo a day.

During the last days of December, I found fellow blogger xameliax  had started up a little project for Instagram. Eager to practice my photography and interact with other bloggers I thought I’d join in during January 2016. This was the list of subjects for each day.   I didn’t do too badly, completing 23 out of 31 … [Read more…]

Apple & Blackberry Rice pudding.

  Why is it STILL Winter?! It feels like its been years since we’ve had clear blue skies, days where we don’t need jackets, long warm afternoons filled with beach trips and endless ice creams. *Sigh* Anyway, seen as its colder than ever and we have yet another storm apparently on its way to freeze … [Read more…]

Raspberry & White chocolate loaf cake.

Today it’s Izzy’s birthday! My baby turns three (how the hell did that happen?!) But I prepared this cake yesterday for her to take into nursery this morning and I just knew it was something to share with you all. Its completely un-seasonal, really its a recipe post to be shared in the summer, what with … [Read more…]

The great January Box set binge.

  Its January. January is kind of a miserable month. Its  quiet compared to the festiveness of December and way too cold to go out. Right now, new years resolutions lie broken, its so far from the weekend and quite frankly, all a bit grim. So i’ve compiled the best box sets to binge on … [Read more…]

Rocky road Christmas pudding.

On monday I put up my rather elaborate Christmas day food plan. On the dessert table menu was a rocky road christmas pudding. I make this ever year, out of the 6-8 people (not including the children) only two of those like actual christmas pudding. For the rest of us there’s this. Its a great … [Read more…]

Hosting Christmas day.

When we lived out of the country, our Christmas’s were quiet, too quite. I yearned for a full house, tables of food, family all around. I’m a hostess, any major holiday and I’m on it, I live for these things. So this christmas, just like the last two, we’re hosting christmas dinner at our house. … [Read more…]