Halloween Beetroot cupcakes 2

Another busy week…. cake recipe for halloween

Another crazy busy week.  Work is still mad which resulted in long days, so no running or gym for me again.  I managed to book Thursday and Friday off so I could spend a little bit of the half term holidays with Eddie and the kids. And it was Halloween in my house…… Thursday We […]

Grantham Gingerbreads

Ilkeston Fair and Grantham Gingerbreads

Being from Nottingham and now living in Ilkeston October can only mean one thing – fair season.  Goose fair is normally the first Weds-Sunday in October and then the Ilkeston fair is the third week (always 2 weeks after Goose-fair). These days I do not tend to bother with the Goose-fair, although its one of […]

Healthy Pizza – A guest post by Ewan Buda

My son who is 12 years old has been given a project to do at school.  He has had to come up with a healthy recipe and present it in an innovative way.  I thought it would be nice for him to takeover and post a page on the website, so here it is……………   […]

New Hobbies - Sewing pieces

New hobby – sewing and singing

  A new hobby?? …………. I have been working long hours and lots of work and no play make for an unhappy Julie.  So I decided to shake things up a little!  This post is about a new hobby or two that I have tried……   New Hobby 1 – Singing I love singing – […]