Author Archives: Vicky

An Invitation To George’s Tea Party

This week George and I hosted a tea party; a tea party for his teddy bears. Four teddies were invited and much time was spent finding a collection of toy cups, saucers and plates. George made an excellent waiter and … Continue reading

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A Gingerman

Whenever I go to the bakers my son loves to have a gingerbread man. Last week I decided to try making them at home. It was fantastic, George and I had great fun, and they tasted delicious, I could add … Continue reading

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Speedy Golden Cupcakes

When you have friends coming over at short notice, but you want to serve some homemade cakes try this recipe out. My delicious speedy cupcakes can be made in 30 minutes. The ‘golden’ in my ‘golden cupcakes’ comes from using … Continue reading

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What’s Happening In You Kitchen?

This week I’d love to hear from anybody who meal plans. What are you cooking this week? Here is our* meal plan: Pot Roast Chicken Jacket Potatoes with fillings Frittata Bacon Pasta Prawn Stir-fry Risotto Shepherd’s Pie Please share your … Continue reading

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Matt’s Gnocchi

My big brother Matthew cooked this meal for my family a couple of months ago. It was the first time we had all eaten gnocchi, but Matt is a big fan of it since he visited Italy earlier this year. … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Food Revolution

I’ve been avidly watching Jamie Oliver’s new show on channel 4. It is addictive and very eye opening. If you haven’t been watching it you can catch up on youtube here. Just like the channel 4 show Jamie’s School Dinners, … Continue reading

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Garden Pasta

Our campervan has been off the road for about 3 years and last week we finally got it serviced, taxed and working again! However, on the night we had to pick it up from the garage the traffic was terrible; … Continue reading

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Lidl Voucher

Just a quick post for all UK readers. The Daily Express and The Daily Star have a £5 discount voucher for shopping at Lidl. If you spend £30 or over £5 will deducted from your bill. The voucher is available … Continue reading

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Quick Homemade Pizza

My 2 year old and I made Daddy a pizza. He came home from work to a delicious pizza we had made from scratch. Dinner was made and my son was entertained at the same time! Normally I try to make dinner while he … Continue reading

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Student Meal Plan

I’ve been thinking for sometime that a meal plan for students could be useful. Now everyone is getting back to studying again I thought I’d publish this new meal plan. When I went to university and had lots of studying … Continue reading

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