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Easy Mother’s Day Meal Ideas

Easy Mother’s Day Meal Ideas

Mother’s Day is already just around the corner and whether your family likes to go big with presents, cards and treats, or you prefer a more subtle way to mark the day, it’s a nice chance to celebrate your mum. To show her that you […]

7 Simple Soup Ideas for Winter

7 Simple Soup Ideas for Winter

I love soup. I must admit though; I’m not a “soups for winter” “ice cream is for summer” kind of girl. I probably fancy a warming soup, or a bit hearty casserole more often in the winter, but I still have the odd urge in […]

10 Great Leftovers Meals

10 Great Leftovers Meals

In my eyes, there are two different kinds of leftover meals. The first kind is where you cook a huge meal, and freeze half of it for another day. Is that a leftover meal if you didn’t ever plan on eating it the first time? […]

Leftover Turkey Chilli

Leftover Turkey Chilli

Chilli Chilli is one of our favourite meals. The kids love it, as long as it’s not too spicy, and me and husband especially love having the leftovers on a jacket potato the day after. That’s probably the best thing about chilli. You can make […]

Leftover Turkey Korma

Leftover Turkey Korma

Confession, for the last few years, we’ve had Christmas dinner with Jim’s parents. So, we’re not left with loads of turkey. We do sometimes bring some home, but it’s literally enough for sandwiches the next day. But, I remember when I was younger having to […]

10 Wonderfully Warming Winter Dinners

10 Wonderfully Warming Winter Dinners

I love summer. I’m a summer girl. I love wearing lighter clothes, being able to work outside, it being light until late, and feeling the warm sun on my face. I also like that parenting always seems a little bit easier in the summer. There […]

After Eight Brownies

After Eight Brownies

After Eights are one of those things that aren’t really remotely christmasy. But, we eat them at Christmas, and don’t really have them the rest of the time, so they’ve become a Christmas food. To be fair, you could argue that this is true of […]

Christmas Rocky Road

Christmas Rocky Road

I love any kind of Rocky Road. It’s basically a fancy pimped up biscuit, and I’ve got so much time for that. Christmas is kind of the perfect time for it too, because there’s loads of yummy sweets and chocolates everywhere for you to throw […]

Festive Mince and Marzipan Rolls

Festive Mince and Marzipan Rolls

I love Christmas. I’m a bit of a Christmas geek. I mean, not in a crazy tree up in October kind of way. I start a bit of shopping and baking in November, but we don’t really get festive until December. Christmas We put our […]

What We’re Eating Week 6

What We’re Eating Week 6

There don’t seem to be any normal, standard, routine weeks at the moment. There’s always something going on. This week, we had Jim and Robyn’s birthday. It’s on the same day, 6 weeks before Christmas. It’s an expensive time for me! We normally go out […]