Caoimhe recently suggested that we have dessert on a regular basis. I suggested that they all eat the entire contents of their dinner plates on a regular basis. Dessert wasn’t mentioned again. Today however is a big day for Caoimhe, this evening, along with 51 other pupils from her school, she will participate in the… Continue reading Cookies & Crème
Mr. S/H & I don’t go mad celebrating Valentines Day, he plays it well, sure isn’t every day Valentines Day married to me…he’s smooth, I’ll give him that! However, I do think it’s nice to make an effort when the children produce little cards and gifts that they have spent time lovingly creating. So with… Continue reading Simply Homemade Valentine’s
Generally speaking, I don’t buy biscuits,well except for the odd occasions when Mr. S/H can’t resist the lure of a glossy packet with some double, triple, chocolate chunk promise inside. They’re expensive, packed to the rafters with sugar and god knows what else, and shout from the biscuit tin, just begging to be devoured by a… Continue reading Homemade ‘Digestives’
Our two year old, Princess Abbie; or sometimes Pirate Abbie, or Doctor Abbie, depending on the cartoon of choice for that day; has decided she’s also my Mini Baker. As soon as she sees a bowl on the counter or a bag of flour being removed from the press, she looks for her apron, drags… Continue reading I Do it Mammy!
Mr. Simply Homemade loves Millionaire’s Shortbread, so Father’s Day was the perfect opportunity to indulge him. A quick google and I came across this recipe on a lovely blog, Peach Trees and Bumble Bees, do check it out, it’s very good! This recipe is great; I made it on the Saturday with the intention of wrapping it… Continue reading Salted Caramel Millionaires Shortbread