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Chocolate oat crunch recipe

Chocolate oat crunch recipe

This recipe is basically two of my favourite and easiest tray bake & non bake in one, give or take a change here and there. Bex is now joining me being gluten-free. She is feeling much better for it but missing lots of things she used to love. Being gluten-free even those things have improved since I first became free from gluten 8 years ago can be tricky, especially when you are getting used to … Read entire article »

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A great way to find some bargains with Suppose

A great way to find some bargains with Suppose

The guy’s at Suppose.com asked if I tell could you about their great service that they offer. Until they emailed me I had not heard of them and I am guessing you won’t have either. It is not a huge company and Mark who contacted me is the co-owner so always extra nice to support smaller companies. Of course the fact they wanted to send me ‘How to Bake’ by Paul Hollywood so I could … Read entire article »

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The balance of keeping it real in blogging

The balance of keeping it real in blogging

This post came about after I took the above photo. There is a sense of calm in the background, and I am hoping that a possible thought may be I would love to eat that! Then of course I want you make it, but to me as well as the yummy chocolate thing (yet to name it, recipe coming soon!) the setting looks rather nice too. It evokes to me a sense of calm and … Read entire article »

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Salad leaves

Salad leaves

Salad leaves have come a long way since the round lettuce of my childhood most commonly found in our salad. I remember iceberg lettuce seeming really exotic and being a fan of such things I remember growing salad leaves age about 10 or 11 including Lollo Rosso for that Continental touch! So it is safe to say I do love salad leaves. Luckily both Bex and Oscar have taken after me, where as my husband presented … Read entire article »

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Monday Mutters – Bluuurrrrrr & reading

Monday Mutters – Bluuurrrrrr & reading

Bluuurrrrrr is said today head drooping with the energy of someone who has run a least 100 miles without a break or even a sip of water! Yes it is Monday and I am feeling sorry for myself! Actually the aim is to type this out, brush myself down and get on with it. A feeling sorry for you state of mind is not at all beneficial we all know. The fact we are officially in … Read entire article »

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Jam doughnut style muffin recipe

Jam doughnut style muffin recipe

These are the jam version of my lemon curd muffin recipe. The swap is of course the jam which I gave a heaped teaspoon instead of just a teaspoon of and no jam doughnut is complete without a sprinkling of castor sugar. Being gluten-free I miss things like doughnuts I have yet to taste a gluten-free version or seen any in the shops. So this recipe works well as a faked one. The jam in … Read entire article »

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Sponsored Video – Give someone a breakfast

Sponsored Video – Give someone a breakfast

In our house breakfast is an important meal of the day. A breakfast missed will equal a not very good day for most of our household. I did in my twenties go through a phase of missing breakfast and soon reverted back knowing if I didn’t have it, there was a price to pay. Dipped energy levels and concentration followed by a rush to get an instant fill of something usually loaded with sugar and … Read entire article »

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Top Tips for getting the most out of your Fresh Flowers

Top Tips for getting the most out of your Fresh Flowers

There is nothing like fresh flowers to brighten up someone’s day or your home so here are some top tips on how to keep them fresh for longer: Top Tips for getting the most out of your Fresh Flowers When it comes to buying flowers and displaying them in your home, there’s arguably nothing worse than spending lots of money on them to find that they only last a day or two in their prime. Therefore being armed … Read entire article »

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Monday mutters

Monday mutters

Actually it is already quarter past 12 and here I am typing my Monday mutters. I always planned to do a Monday Mutters posts every week but like so much it did not happen. Last night I organised myself and had a Monday photo folder on my desk top. A happy mix of possible to write about blog posts. Two food style recipe options, a slightly different post and some random photo’s taken yesterday to … Read entire article »

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Do you know you personali-tea?

Do you know you personali-tea?

Oh this quiz is obviously meant to be for me! It includes tea and has my name in it to ‘ali‘. Actually I love these sorts of quizzes and this one has some fun questions. I did it twice with a about a four-week gap and on both time got ‘Rich’ as in the personali-tea type not actually money rich that is! Rich you will be glad to know is actually an individualist opposed to about … Read entire article »

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