Monthly Archives: February 2012

We’ve moved….

Well the day has finally dawned, after lots of work behind the scenes my blog has moved. You can now find a new and improved version of Feeding Boys and a Firefighter over at… drop over when you can, … Continue reading

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Pancakes two ways

Pancake day is upon us this week, a fabulous excuse to cook up my favourite breakfast treat. Not that we need an excuse to be honest, we’ll often have them at weekends or birthday breakfasts. I wanted to give you … Continue reading

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Hot chocolate spoons

Hot chocolate spoons setting in silicone cases It was my mum’s 70th birthday party at the weekend and I decided to make little table gifts for everyone. I drew inspiration from the fabulous Holly from GBBO with her hot chocolate … Continue reading

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Valentine competition winners

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone 🙂 The lucky winners of my Valentine giveaways: Hotel Chocolat Hamper: Sarah Robertson Hotel Chocolat Love Notes: Julie Hogg Lovetub Hamper: Emma Morgan Enjoy your prizes everyone – and thanks to those who took the time … Continue reading

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Spend Vouchers, Get Rewards!

Sponsored Post Living on a budget means you have to get creative with what you have, so when buying presents for Valentines Day or birthdays crop up I will often make my own edible gifts – giving things like jams or … Continue reading

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Hello Fresh review

I’ve given a new meal London-based delivery service called Hello Fresh a whirl this month, and thought you might be interested to know how I got on. The concept is simple – the recipes and ingredients for your week’s evening … Continue reading

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Review: WeightWatchers: the complete kitchen

I’ve owned a fair amount of diet recipe books over the years, but to be honest they’ve never appealed enough to use them very much. The food styling is usually non existent, and the recipes just don’t have any ooze … Continue reading

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Product review round-up

Here’s a little round-up of some of the food samples i’ve been sent lately, so you know what they’re like when you spot them in the supermarket aisles… Be Good to Yourself ready meals Sainsbury’s got in touch to ask … Continue reading

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Are you cut out for an allotment?

We’ve had our plot for over a year now, so I thought it’d be good to write a round-up of what i’ve learnt from the experience. There have been highs and lows – getting caught up in a tangle of … Continue reading

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Another easy dessert: lemon possets

I’m all about make-ahead desserts this month, it’s not very on-trend with the usual winter health-kick, but I’ve had a bit of entertaining to do and ramekin-friendly recipes have won the day. Quite similar to the berry fools, but even … Continue reading

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