30 Day Writing & Image Challenge, Food & Drink, Parenting & Motherhood

Day 20: Spiced Carrot Christmas Cookies

With tales of Christmas indulgence just around the corner, but my sweet tooth ever present, today I baked some 'healthy' sweet treats. Baking is another of my loves in life, but lately, I don't seem to find the time. When I was pregnant, you couldn't get the spatula out of my hand and, before my… Continue reading Day 20: Spiced Carrot Christmas Cookies

30 Day Writing & Image Challenge, Expat Life, Food & Drink, Parenting & Motherhood

Day 3: “She likes to cook a bit”

Parenting is work One thing I didn't bargain for on becoming a mother is that parenting is relentless. Rewarding, but relentless all the same; babies can do little for themselves. They can't use the toilet, they can't put clothes on (they can, incidentally, take clothes off, but this is usually less than useful) and they struggle… Continue reading Day 3: “She likes to cook a bit”

Expat Life, Food & Drink

Sustenance – The Cheat’s Way 

Since arriving in the States, there one culinary delight that I've missed more than any other; more than a good cup of tea (although that's come close), more than a breakfast cereal that isn't coated in a 2 inch thick layer of sugar (although again I've considered bringing a suitcase of Alpen back with me),… Continue reading Sustenance – The Cheat’s Way 

Food & Drink

Light Relief in Banana Bread

After the serious message I wanted to get across in my last post I thought, given it's Friday afternoon here and the weekend is set to be a scorcher, I'd lighten the mood with a spot of baking. I'm no top chef, so posts of this nature are likely to be rare in this corner… Continue reading Light Relief in Banana Bread