Easter Chocolate Nest Mini Egg Cupcakes – Kids Cooking

Chocolate Easter Egg Nest Cupcakes

Talk about jinx it. I was one of those awful mothers that said "gosh, my children seem to prefer bananas to chocolate, what luck!" Yes, I am a total idiot. Oh how those tides have turned. Let them try the chocolate I said. It'll be fun I said. A special treat I said. Oh look how they seem to love … [Read more...]

Easter Preparations

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I'm barely able to contain my excitement that there is a 4 day weekend right ahead of us and it's one that's celebrated by eating bucket loads of chocolate. I'm being flippant really. Growing up with my lovely Christian Mum, Easter is such a special time for her. Much more important than Christmas. … [Read more...]

Mummy’s 2 Year Performance Review

The Mummy Performance Review

Job Role: Mummy, cleaner, cook, washer-woman, play supervisor, craft co-ordinator, PritStick police, referee, personal shopper, negotiator, chauffeur, biscuit dispenser. 1. Managing Workload Mummy is able to manage a number of tasks consecutively, including changing the batteries in the toy … [Read more...]

5 Top Tips for the Best Cadburys Creme Egg Cupcakes

5 Top Tips for the BEST Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes

I love a good old cliché saying, don't you? "Time waits for no man", "the apple never falls far from the tree", "it'll come out in the wash". "Absence makes the heart grow fonder" is so true for me. Mr TT has been away a lot lately, when he comes home, I do appreciate him more. It reminds me to … [Read more...]

10 Tips for The Easiest Ever Slow Cooked Caramel Sauce

Easiest Ever Homemade Caramel & 10 Top Tips for Perfect Slow Cooked Caramel

Do you know that feeling, when you realise that you've somehow acquired a dreadful new habit? One that has appeared from nowhere but is almost impossible to shake off? The other night (morning) as I put my iPhone down at 1am to go to sleep, I realised that yet a-bloody-gain I'd been suckered in … [Read more...]

Afternoon Tea at Hotel La Tour – Birmingham

Afternoon Tea at Hotel La Tour Birmingham

What's better than cake? Cake made for you by someone else, served with champagne whilst you're sitting in enormous armchairs that make you feel like Alice in Wonderland, that's what. Add gossiping with a very dear pal and you're onto a winning afternoon. We started with a glass of fizz, whilst … [Read more...]