Springtime Animal Cookies

I couldn’t resist these cute cutters, perfect for making Springtime animal cookies. Sugar cookies work best with cutters as they tend to spread less when baked so preserve the details. After trying several different recipes, and tweaking them, this one seems to work best for me.

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Blogging: My First 3 Months


So I started blogging just over 3 months ago, and what a whirlwind it has been so far and this is only the start! So I thought I would share my experiences of my first 3 months of blogging, and what a steep learning curve it has been.

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Party Pressure

Superhero Cake

My little baby boy turns 3 tomorrow (can’t believe it!) and we had a little party for him today. I say little party, but the amount of preparation and pressure building up to the party was unreal. I have a feeling though that the pressure to have the perfect party is only going to get worse as the kids get older! Here’s how our little party went today..

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Making Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

This is an easy craft idea for decorating blown eggs as Humpty Dumpty.  Something fun that the kids can do which doesn’t involve chocolate over the Easter period! Best to leave the blowing of the eggs to an adult or older children though as it can be a bit tricky.

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My Basic Cupcake Recipe

Vanilla Cupcakes

I make a lot of cupcakes, for every family birthday, yearly occasion or sometimes just for the hell of it! I enjoy baking and cupcakes are great to get the kids involved in the kitchen, even if it is just to lick the spoon!  This is my basic cupcake recipe, that I then alter as necessary.  It’s my fail safe, and it hasn’t failed me yet.

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