Its been a while

So its been some time since my last blog post and a lot has happened in that time. Baby Purdey is now a fully fledged walking, talking 1-year-old, Ruben will be soon starting full-time school, Ava will soon be starting secondary school; Anthony and myself are still as hairless as ever and the rest of the brood are happily plodding along as their smiley, happy … Continue reading Its been a while

Sunshine Blogger Award

I am very proud to announce that I’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award.  This was very unexpected as im a relative newbie, but I’ve certainly enjoyed writing my post and reading posts that other nominees have posted. Firstly a huge shout out to Teeshares for my nomination, it was and is greatly appreciated, for anyone who hasn’t already checked out their blog on the … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award

Chocolate Guinness Cake

My favourite guilty pleasure is cake, any cake, as long as there is sponge and filling it’ll do me. While Victoria Sponge usually ranks number one my husband’s chocolate Guinness cake (stolen from Nigella)comes a close second. I can’t bake, my baking talents extends to jam sponge squares. These consist of a basic of basic sponge cake baked in a square tin. Once it cools I slap jam … Continue reading Chocolate Guinness Cake

Slimming World Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognaise 

Ingredients: *Quorn or mince if having a meat      alternative *tomato puree 4 tbsp *tinned tomatoes 400g can *passata 500g carton *1 onion *1 large carrot *3 celery sticks *4cloves of garlic *1tsp dried mixed herbs This is a very low maintenance easy family meal. I cook it in the slow cooker and leave to boil all afternoon. I also throw in a cup full of … Continue reading Slimming World Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognaise