Baking

Lemon Drizzle…My ‘Go To’ Cake

It's happened to us all... you get that call to say visitors are on their way and you have nothing in the house to give them with a cuppa!!! If you need a cake in a hurry, then this is the one to get you out of a pickle 🙂 Lemon Drizzle is one of… Continue reading Lemon Drizzle…My ‘Go To’ Cake

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!! 🙂 I asked a friend at work for this recipe… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake

Lifestyle, Things I Love

My Favourite Candles

Now that Summer is coming to an end, I find myself thinking about the longer evenings of Autumn which always just seem to sneak up on you without you knowing!  This is my favourite season of the year and there is nothing I love more than just as the light starts to fade of getting… Continue reading My Favourite Candles

Baking, Family Food

Teatime Treats – Mini Raspberry Bakewells

There is nothing nicer to enjoy with a cup of tea of an evening (or any time of the day really!!) than a homemade Raspberry Bakewell.  For those of you who like to stick to tradition, you could of course replace the raspberry jam/topping with cherry jam and glace cherries. Apologies for the mix in… Continue reading Teatime Treats – Mini Raspberry Bakewells

Country Life, Garden

Springtime Blossom & Cherry Trees!

Is there any more pretty a sight at this time of year than seeing the beautiful blossom of the ornamental cherry tree?  One minute everywhere is dull and grey with skeletal trees wherever you look and then overnight there is this burst of colour! We planted the majority of trees in our garden back in… Continue reading Springtime Blossom & Cherry Trees!