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Helen’s sandwich bread mix

YUM! I have bought this bread mix soooooo many times! It is utterly delicious an extremely easy to make. In fact I was going to get Zach to make it to show you just how simple the instructions are, however, in traditional cooperative child fashion, he decided to demand food instead so I fed him […]

Project 365 Week 3

Big events and the everyday are mixed together this week. Day 14: well, the big news of the week was… we announced our engagement and are getting married in August! Day 15: little Zach toasting our happy news with water 🙂 Day 16: all the toys in the world and all every kid wants is […]

Making birthdays and Christmas sparkle with Inspired by Alma

You may have noticed on some of my YouTube Vlogmas videos I have been using Inspired by Alma products to make my baking look a lot better! I tried out everything with the exception of the dinosaur cupcake toppers as I decided to save them to surprise a certain dino obsessed boy for his 8th […]

Vlogmas: baking my own gluten free mince pies

Yesterday I reviewed 3 supermarket brands of mince pie. But over on my YouTube channel I have been baking my own! Here is the recipe: Ingredients: 8oz flour 4oz hard margarine or butter 1 tsp caster sugar 2 eggs water mincemeat optional: granulated, caster or icing sugar to sprinkle   Method: Rub the margarine into […]

Gluten free mince pies 2017

  I love mince pies so it was no chore to taste test this year’s offerings. I usually buy the Tesco and Sainsbury versions (both cost £2 for a pack of 4) but this year Aldi also produced gluten free mince pies (they sold out much too quickly, please stock extra next year!) So here […]

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