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Christmas

The Christmas Tag

Thank you to Lauretta at Home and Horizon for tagging me in The Christmas Tag. Please head over and read her answers to these festive questions! OK let’s get started! What’s Your Favourite Christmas Movie? Ummm Home Alone, Die Hard and Muppet Christmas Carol. Have You Ever Had A White Christmas? I don’t think so […]

#MySundayPhoto winter warmer

Outside the temperature is in minus figures so we are enjoying the roaring fire. I am feeling incredibly grateful for my home and family this weekend. On Friday I was in London and saw several homeless people. I hope they have found somewhere warm to shelter in this bitter weather and I hope they find […]

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 […]

#MySundayPhoto: the class bear

Oh, the joy! Anya came home with the class bear this weekend (or is it a dog? difficult to tell…) Anya was absolutely thrilled. I was somewhat less so! However, this weekend we actually have plans so at least we have something to write about! Yesterday was the school Christmas Fair so good old Daisy […]