Category Archives: Drinks

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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Win a case of McGuigan Wines for Christmas

I’m a little partial to a glass of wine – but as for knowing which wine to buy I’m not very brave. I stick to what i’ve had before, friends’ recommendations plus the rather marvellous blog Knackered Mothers’ Wine Club for a … Continue reading

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From coffee drinker to barista… well almost!

Drinking a good cup of coffee is pretty much essential to keep me motoring through motherhood on a daily basis. It’s normally brewed up in my trusty stovetop or grabbed from a local cafe en route for a few laps … Continue reading

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Morphy Richards Frother review

Some people might think a milk frother is a fairly gimmicky gadget, I however am a big fan of milky coffee so couldn’t wait to give the Morphy Richards Meno a drive. This was the latest product to be sent … Continue reading

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Book review: Prepped! By Vanessa Kimbell

A while ago I got involved with a spot of recipe testing for Vanessa Kimbell who was working on her first cook book Prepped! and had recruited fellow food bloggers to put her recipes through their paces. I tried out … Continue reading

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Elderflower cordial: simple summer pleasure in a bottle

Elderflower cordial is my favourite soft drink – diluted with several glugs of sparkling water, a few chunks of ice and a wedge of lemon – a fab way to cool off on a hot day in London. I’ve been … Continue reading

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