Salted Caramel Sauce

Salted caramel always makes me think of my trips to the Nantes area to see my friend Adeline and her family. She knows how much I love it and always … [Read more...]

Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies

On Friday evening, Crevette wanted to ‘make’ something. For once, we had remembered to save toilet paper rolls and he was eager to turn them into … [Read more...]

Making Easter cards

Last Tuesday, the children wanted to make Easter cards. We had some time after school and Jumpy was playing nicely with her plastic farm … [Read more...]

A Perfect Day

Sunday was a perfect day. For once, I embraced imperfections instead of trying to rectify them. It was a perfect day. It was a day like any other … [Read more...]

Chocolate Truffles

This week, I have been in chocolate heaven. I have been thinking about chocolate, melting chocolate, eating chocolate, dreaming about … [Read more...]

Chorizo Pasta

This dish first came together about ten years ago as a last-minute dinner and it has now become one of our staple meals at home. It is our favourite … [Read more...]

Rotating Toys and Playmobil Play Aera

We rotate toys at home. There are two main reasons why I like to do that, in no particular order: -          There are five of us (six quite soon!) … [Read more...]

Truffles with a Twist

Have I ever mentioned my chocolate addiction? I remember making truffles for Christmas as a child, but I had forgotten all about it until hubby … [Read more...]

Money, Money, Money

Hubby took Crevette and Beanie to the school disco yesterday. They danced and jumped around for an hour or so (the kids, not hubby!) and came back … [Read more...]

Apricot and Coconut Oat Cubes

If you have been reading my posts regularly, I am sure you have noticed how much I love food. I do eat a fair share of fruit and vegetables, but am … [Read more...]