Category Archives: My Life

Some of the things I’ve been up to….

I thought I’d do a quick update of some of the things I’ve been up to since I last blogged: First off it was my Gramps’ wedding. I got to make the wedding cake –  I love making sugar flowers … Continue reading

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Actimel Family Wellbeing Fund & Our Mini Garden Orchard

A couple of months ago I was invited by Actimel to apply for funding for a project I thought would be beneficial to my family involving food. It didn’t take me long to realise this would be my chance to … Continue reading

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George’s 4th Birthday

This year for George’s 4th birthday I went all out and made two birthday cakes; one cake for our family on his actual birthday and a larger one for his birthday party. I was really pleased with his main birthday … Continue reading

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Olympics

Today the Olmypic torch came past the top of our road. It was fantastic, the street was lined with people cheering. The police came along on bikes stopping to high five with children, buses followed blaring out music and waving … Continue reading

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Best Ever Porridge Recipe

My son and I have porridge for breakfast most mornings. Oats are an excellent way to start the day; they line the stomach with good slow release carbohydrate; have soothing properties and are so much cheaper than the over processed … Continue reading

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My News

First of all I made it onto the front page of The Times supplement this Thursday with my Strawberry Jubilee Cake. Very exciting for me and especially my Mum who does the crossword and sudoku in this supplement every day. … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Pasta

This recipe from, my meal plans, is continuously the most popular recipe on my blog. The pasta recipe is unbelievably quick. I even surprise myself how quickly dinner is on the table when I make this dish, and despite salmon appearing … Continue reading

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Quick Lunches or Suppers

I find the most difficult meal to organise is lunch. I do not always plan for this and I know I should as it means we either end up popping to a local shop or eating something not particularly healthy. … Continue reading

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Back to Blogging

I seem to be interminably busy, there never seems a minute to spare to get back on with blogging. This month I’ve had another Supper Club. We had a great time but I put a lot of work into every event. … Continue reading

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Supper Club News

It has been some time since I last blogged. I had 25 guests for my last Supper Club so preparing and then recovering has taken some time! Also we have all been suffering with colds. My little boy suffers with … Continue reading

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