Cranberry Sauce – The Easy Way

Cranberry Sauce – The Easy Way

So, we are 4 sleeps away until the big man arrives. We are all quite chilled here, the kids have been helping me out in the kitchen this afternoon. We’re having so much fun. Today we’ve made Cranberry sauce - it’s so easy, the kids actually did most of it. Of course, pick up a [...]

Rudolph the Red Nosed Cupcake

Rudolph the Red Nosed Cupcake

We absolutely loved making these cute little reindeer, so much so that I barely did anything - my little Miss did pretty much ALL the work! When I posted the pics, so many of you asked for the recipe...so, here it is. They are super-simple to make, and they taste absolutely delicious. You can also [...]

Christmas Tree Mini Pizzas

Christmas Tree Mini Pizzas

Ho Ho Ho....we had some neighbours round recently for Cheese and Mulled wine & the kids made these festive mini pizzas for their friends. They used cookie cutters for the bases. How cute do they look? Check out the link below for the quick no proving required pizza base: https://mumsinreallife.co.uk/?s=Scone+base Wishing you all a Merry [...]

Christmas Preparations – Bread Sauce

Christmas Preparations – Bread Sauce

Bread sauce really seems to divide opinion so love it or loathe it, here is a tasty recipe which can be made well ahead of Christmas Day and frozen until needed. As youngsters, my Mum always made Bread sauce from a packet mix, just adding milk. It became my little job to make on Christmas [...]

Christmas Preparations – Week 2 – Sloe Gin

Christmas Preparations – Week 2 – Sloe Gin

Our Christmas preparations are in full swing and we are loving it. Next up is Sloe Gin - we’re a few weeks behind in the Gin department but it should just be ready in time for Christmas Day, if not then definitely for the New Year. Fingers crossed. Ingredients; 100ml Caster Sugar 700ml Gin 450g [...]

Christmas Preparations – Week 1 – Yorkshire Puddings

Christmas Preparations – Week 1 – Yorkshire Puddings

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s never too early to start preparing for feasts that are coming our way. This week we’ve started with Yorkshire Puddings - my family go crazy over these - I’ve made a few batches and they are now in the freezer. On Christmas Day, I’ll pop them onto a [...]