Is Your Toddler A Fussy Eater?

Toddlers generally tend to go through the fussy eating stage. How severe (for want of a better word) that fussiness may be varies. Amelia was good as gold and would try anything I would give her but her fussy stage was the refusal to be fed by anyone other than herself which meant most things […]

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Amelia’s Healthy Lunches

Lunch time is such an import meal and I aim for these to be as healthy as possible for my growing toddler. Being pretty unhealthy myself with the lack of fruit in my diet means I really push for Amelia to always have a nice big amount of it at meal times. I really love […]

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Homemade Toad In The Hole

I really love home baking, but this time I thought I would give some cooking a go rather than using store bought meals or meals that require minimal energy. I’ve decided to start on a yummy and very simple Toad In The Hole recipe. This recipe serves 4. Ingredients 8/10 pork sausages 1 tbsp vegetable […]

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No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream

So today I have decided to hop on the no-churn band wagon and give homemade ice cream a go! To keep things simple I’m starting off with a simple Vanilla flavour. he original recipe stated to se half a can of condensed milk but i didnt want to waste the other half as i had […]

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Royal Cornwall Show 2016

Here in Cornwall we have a big annual show mid year that is held over three days. The show is great and has plenty of animals, machinery and tractors to look at as well as a whole area full of stalls with bits for sale. There are a lot of craft stalls and home made goods stalls […]

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My Sunday Photo #14

We have had another busy week what with our local three day agricultural show taking place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday – blog post to follow. This picture is from one of the calmer days where Amelia was just chilling out over her Nannie’s house playing and loving life in her trike. This is the […]

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Chocolate Button Sponge Cake

When you feel like chocolate cake… Bake! All last week I was really feeling like some chocolate cake so I finally gave in and decided to do some baking! This cake is really tasty and I used the same chocolate sponge recipe that I made Amelia’s birthday cake with (here) For The Cake: (Per 20cm […]

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Tasty Tuesday Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes are one of my favourite things to bake, so yesterday whilst Amelia napped I decided to do some baking with some pretty piped icing to decorate. Ingredients 90g self-raising flour 90g caster sugar 90g soft margarine 2 medium eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence Method Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas mark 5 and line a […]

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Easter Creme Egg Brownies

Whilst flicking through the recent Asda Good Living magazine I found this recipe called ‘Oozy Chocolate Egg Brownies’. As a big brownie and baking lover, I was keen to give this a go! Easter has passed but it wasn’t that long ago and I didn’t get the chance to make many Easter recipes due to […]

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Amelia’s 1st Birthday Cake

I really wanted Amelia’s first birthday to be special so I wanted her to have an amazingly decorated farm cake. I was going to buy one from a local bakery but decided instead to give making it a go. Disaster or not, I will be proud to tell my daughter I actually made her first birthday […]

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