Apple Crisp is the new Apple Crumble

Along with bonfires, sparklers and fireworks, this time of year makes me think about warming comfort food; Sunday lunch and a 'proper' pudding. Yes, I know it's Monday but I thought I'd share the pudding I made yesterday, ready for next weekend! Apple Crumble is a perennial favourite in our house and this runs a very … Continue reading Apple Crisp is the new Apple Crumble

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Not so ordinary Ordinary skincare

Okay, hands up, it's been a LONG time since I've written anything. Call it a case of writer's block, or maybe it's just being busy with life but I still haven't quite worked out what I want my blog to be. However, maybe actually writing something will help rather than doing nothing, so here goes! … Continue reading Not so ordinary Ordinary skincare

What we should be teaching our daughters

I bumped into a mum-acquaintance yesterday and she spent 20 minutes talking about her daughter. Apart from not even asking how I am (I've been in hospital with a really nasty ear infection but it's slowly getting better, thanks for asking) or how the kids are, she spent her time talking about another child and … Continue reading What we should be teaching our daughters

Probably the best chocolate brownies in the world …

Hands up, I know many of you will have given up chocolate for Lent but we've given up crisps so this is fair game!  I've just made these with B, who was feeling left out on the baking front, and they are delicious - even if I do say so myself. The recipe is from … Continue reading Probably the best chocolate brownies in the world …

Inspirational women on International Women’s Day

It can't have escaped your notice that today is International Women's Day. I've seen a lot written about it and it's really made me think about the women who have been, and continue to be, inspirational in my life. I admit that I did have to google IWD to check my understanding, and it is … Continue reading Inspirational women on International Women’s Day