I bought this great recipe book around Christmas time as I though a mug cake was such a fantastic idea! It’s taken me this long to actually try it. It really does only take 10 minutes to have delicious chocolate cake for one, and hardly any washing up- bonus!
Since having children, I definitely have put myself at the bottom of my priority list. However, sometimes it gets me down and I need to schedule in some ‘me time’. Following a period of the lurgy, and a looming holiday, I felt it was time for a little mini mummy makeover.
I love growing things in the garden, and whilst I have been a bit slack this year, my herb garden is still growing strong. I love the fact that with minimal maintenance I can grow fresh herbs to use in the kitchen, and with a little bit of effort I have enough to last the whole year. This is the method I use to preserve my chives for an all year round supply.
It seems like we have had a household of lurgy for ages now! However a few weekends ago I felt it was time for us all to get out of the house and get some fresh air. We are lucky enough to have this wood not too far from us, and this time of year it is carpeted with a beautiful array of bluebells.
Slow Cooker Chocolate Fudge
I’ve been meaning to try cooking fudge in the slow cooker for ages, and only just got round to it. It’s really easy and the results are yummy! I’m planning on experimenting with different flavours, but to start with I thought i’d stick to a basic chocolate fudge recipe.
Trials of Toddler Toilet Trips!
I thought that being out and about with my 2 kiddies would be a lot easier when they were both out of nappies, but it turns out the trials of toilet trips with two toddlers is far more difficult!
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.