Category Archives: homemade

Long Hot Summer

After months of complaining about the crummy weather we had over the winter, with too much rain and too much snow, the sun is now making his presence known here in the UK. Now people are complaining that it is … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Crafty

I think that I have a lot of creative energy that sometimes I just can’t express through my scribblings. I love writing, but sometimes the ideas don’t come, or I struggle to actually write them out. I have been struggling … Continue reading

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What Weekends are Made For

I have just had the perfect weekend! The kind of weekend that creates a glow… you just feel utterly content and at peace, and happy with the world. You forget about the stresses of life and the job (or lack … Continue reading

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New York Cheesecake

Does geography factor into this… is a New York cheesecake only possible in New York?? If not, then I have made a Birmingham (UK) cheesecake 🙂 I found the recipe for this slice of yumminess in a cookbook gifted to … Continue reading

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Mmm Carrot Cake

I’ve been meaning to make carrot cake for ages, and with lots of carrots sitting in my fridge, today seemed like a good day to give it go. I found a really simple recipe for carrot cake on the BBC … Continue reading

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