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Reflecting & being honest with myself

Reflecting & being honest with myself

  I mentioned before that mind is rather like a washing machine on spin cycle pretty much constantly. The last few months I really haven’t blog much just my focus just hasn’t been there. Plus there is nothing worse than sitting at a laptop wondering what to type. I have come up with a few of my new favourite recipes in the last month though, so not all bad. My savoury flapjacks I am going to buy … Read entire article »

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chocolate banoffee loaf

chocolate banoffee loaf

Oh I had to share this with you. To be honest it is just a  few little changes to my banoffee loaf. But it if you like chocolate too, this will sure to be a hit. Without having to use loads of chocolate it has a deep chocolatey taste, which is just delicious. Using really ripe bananas means your banana flavour … Read entire article »

Spicy, nutty savoury flapjack

Spicy, nutty savoury flapjack

So you are all chocolate’d (this is a word, right?!) out after the weekend. You still have chocolate calling you from cupboards or where they were oh so neatly placed on a shelf. Well if you are and the thought of chocolate or something sweet really doesn’t appeal quite as much as usual then this recipe may be exactly what … Read entire article »

Lea & Perrins – Baked eggs & bloody Mary recipe

Lea & Perrins – Baked eggs & bloody Mary recipe

I  may have mentioned my love of Lea & Perrins as a child before. I was that child who drunk it out of the bottle, I know, I know but I loved it. Tomato juice with Lea & Perrins was my ultimate drink sub 10 years old. So the upgrade to a Blood Mary was enjoyed through adulthood. As you … Read entire article »

Easter herb roasted leg of lamb with walnuts, almonds and apricots

Easter herb roasted leg of lamb with walnuts, almonds and apricots

A part of my heart is in New Zealand and I always remember eating New Zealand lamb when we were growing up. I have to confess that lamb doesn’t appear on our menu’s that often. For a roast I am often put of by the price. So doing this recipe has been a really good lesson to me. A leg … Read entire article »

Monday Mutters – Is there any hope?

Monday Mutters – Is there any hope?

I was going to give Monday Mutters a pass today, breath gently in and share my oh so scrummy savory flapjack with you instead. But my head is bursting to brimming point with a mix of crossness, sadness, frustration and a little bit of faith lost in us humans. I guess I am just wondering that if adults and indeed parents … Read entire article »

Support not sympathy is key to being helpful

Support not sympathy is key to being helpful

It is a funny old thing life isn’t it, I look around and everyone seems to have something to contend with one way or another. It is degree’s of levels of course but it still something however small or large they have to deal with. I guess today I am writing this as it is kind of a few observations. Not … Read entire article »

Monday Mutters – Kindness

Monday Mutters – Kindness

Apologies first for not being here for a while. Life sometimes gets a little too much and well blogging is a great place to be but sometimes it is not the right place. But today I am back…just!   So a perfect Monday Mutters has to be one of my favourite things, kindnes. As kindness has cheered me up. Friday was international day … Read entire article »

Step by step for here

Step by step for here

My poor brain feels like it is about to overspill. I have several things I need to do, well need equals want. But so much stuff buzzing in my brain to think. I am sorry but as much as us women like to think we can multi-task I for one am happy to confess I can’t. My mind is buzzing … Read entire article »

Monday Mutters – Good times to carry you through

Monday Mutters – Good times to carry you through

Having a good time is something we all need but how often do we really get it. Like really get it! Friday I went out with one of my dog walking buddies, we laugh, chat, talk about good and the not so good things that go on in our lives on our dog walks. So it seemed silly not to … Read entire article »