Things that have made me happy this week

Hello Monday! I am feeling particularly perky, as today is the first day in a month that everyone appears to be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, and ready and raring to go. I might even have a…

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How to make festive Chocolate Spoons

Hello! Been laying low a bit this last week- family illness plus general Christmas busyness has meant that my focus has been elsewhere, although we’ve still found time to make these fabulous chocolate spoons! Ideal…

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This Year’s Christmas Cake

Every year I make a Christmas cake, using my family’s traditional recipe. Once the cake has had a few weeks to be soaked in booze, it’s retrieved from its tin, and decorating it completes this…

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Our Festive Home

It’s that time of year again when I can once more get excited about giving our home a total makeover, that lasts for approx one month, before it all comes down and normal service is…

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The Gratitude Express- Turning 31 Special

On Saturday I turned 31, significantly less daunting than turning 30, although it’s always a little disappointing that the older you get, the less special birthdays tend to be ( especially if you spend your…

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