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Baking, Family Food

Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake

We all know that the way to the heart of the one you love is through their stomach and so I've decided to include a recipe for Red Velvet Cake as a way of celebrating Valentine's Day for all of you love birds out there!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I asked a friend at work for this recipe… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake

Home Tour/Interiors

Country Home Style: Building Our New ‘Old’ House

The house we live in today is not in the style we had first thought up when designing our dream home.ย  In fact, what we wanted was something more in the Arts & Crafts style which is seen so much throughout the English Countryside.ย  Unfortunately, or fortunately for us, the Planners over here had different… Continue reading Country Home Style: Building Our New ‘Old’ House

Country Life, Lifestyle

Country Life: Looking After our Wild Birds this Winter

With Christmas now behind us we could be forgiven for thinking that Spring and warmer weather is just around the corner.ย  Unfortunately, we still have January and February to get through before we can start to see the temperatures rise and the longer evenings come in.ย  In fact, I think these first two months of… Continue reading Country Life: Looking After our Wild Birds this Winter

Home Tour/Interiors

Country Home Style: Master Bedroom Suite

I haven't done one of these Home Tour posts in quite a while so I thought I would kick them off again with a look at our Master Suite and how we went about styling it. I call it a suite as it is made up of three rooms.ย  We have a large Master Bedroom… Continue reading Country Home Style: Master Bedroom Suite

Christmas

Chocolate, Fruit & Clementine Christmas Pudding

When I posted my recipe for Traditional Christmas Pudding a few days ago, I mentioned that there is another pudding which I always make at Christmas and so here it is!! ** I need to mention right at the start that the making of this pud starts 2 days before you are ready to cook… Continue reading Chocolate, Fruit & Clementine Christmas Pudding