Shortbreads are one of my favourite things to eat. They’re not like normal cookies and biscuits. They’re floury and buttery and taste amazing at any time of the day. They take a little while to make, but don’t they say, all good things come to those who wait’? As an added bonus, these are… Continue reading The Best Shortbread Cookies!
In the papers today I read about a four year old boy falling into a gorilla pen in Cincinnati Zoo. He was in there for 10 minutes before the gorilla was shot and killed. During that time it’s not clear if the gorilla had tried to attack the child, but it was clear that he… Continue reading A Child In Danger
Now that Chicco is out of nappies (when he’s awake) and no longer drinking from a bottle, I’ve done away with the traditional chunky changing bag! No more lugging around a hefty, heavy, back breaker! Sweet relief!! But, there are still some things I always like to keep on hand for him, just in case. … Continue reading What’s In My Toddler’s Backpack ~ Everyday Essentials
This is the first eggless cupcake recipe I tried and it’s become my go to recipe. It’s so simple to make its basically ridiculous! Chicco loves it. He’s not a frosting fan, so I can usually make up a batch, give him a couple and freeze the rest. They keep really well in the freezer. … Continue reading Basic Vanilla Eggless Cupcakes
I’ve been in debt for a long time, but a few months ago I was able to make the final payment on my last loan and now I’m working on getting out of my overdraft and being debt free!! As soon as my pay check comes through, I know all my wages have been swallowed… Continue reading How to get out of debt.
Since I do a lot of eggless baking, a few people have suggested I use a product called ‘No Egg’, which is an egg replacer. I’m always a bit anxious about using synthetic products and adding chemicals where it just isn’t necessary, so I use natural alternatives like oil, applesauce, condensed milk, even tofu! But… Continue reading Egg Replacer Cake Test
My local leisure centre has a parent toddler swimming session that I’ve been desperate to take advantage of. So this morning I dragged our butts out of bed early to head out for a swim. If you haven’t swum with your little one yet, I suggest you do. It was so much fun! I learnt… Continue reading Swimming with a toddler