Baking, Family Food

Lemon & Lime Drizzle Cake

I'm very partial to Lemon Drizzle Cake and have posted one of my favourites on here previously.  However, I had this longing for something which included both Lemon & Lime and from that thought came up with this recipe!  Not satisfied with just having the two citrus fruits in the cake itself, I had to… Continue reading Lemon & Lime Drizzle Cake

Garden

Roses – The Prettiest of Flowers!

Is there any more perfect a symbol of summertime in your garden than the heavily scented and sumptuous blooms of roses?  While they exhibit an old fashioned charm, they are suited to even the most contemporary of gardens and are the centre of attention in so many flower arrangements.  In fact, I would go so… Continue reading Roses – The Prettiest of Flowers!

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.  We have a large Master Bedroom… Continue reading Country Home Style: Master Bedroom Suite

Baking

Quadruple Chocolate Chip Cookies

I can't say how many different recipes I have tried over the years for chocolate chip cookies in order to find the best one (it has been fun though)!!! Everyone seems to have their own preference as to how they like them - some prefer them quite soft and cake-like while others like theirs with… Continue reading Quadruple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Entertaining

The Easy Art of Entertaining (My Style)

We love to entertain in this house and have been doing it for many years and so at this stage, I like to think we have the art of looking after guests fairly well sussed!!  As I work full-time, I don't get to have people over as often as I would like but when we… Continue reading The Easy Art of Entertaining (My Style)