Mr. Simply Homemade had his birthday yesterday, let’s just say he’s getting rather close to a big number! Instead of a cake, he wanted a nice decadent, chocolate treat and so I rustled up this Chocolate Almond Tart. It was good…..it was very good! Ingredients for the base 120g Plain Flour 120g Ground Almonds 65g… Continue reading Chocolate Almond Tart
Do you remember I vowed to spend more time in my garden? Well, I’ve been true to my word and been doing just that. Hardly a day has gone by in the last while where I haven’t done some little thing. Along with Mr. Simply Homemade; I have planted, weeded, cut back, cleared overgrown spaces, made… Continue reading My Perfectly Imperfect Space
My children are all very different, different personalities, different people. That is natural of course and a good thing. One particular area in which their differences are highlighted is in how they address me. My eldest girl progressed from calling us Mammy & Daddy to Mam & Dad, nice and straightforward. Them, along came the… Continue reading Mama, Mommy, Mammy, Mother!!
We had the first of the family birthdays today with Mr. Simply Homemade turning another year older. He loves chocolate cake and I had been meaning to make this Chocolate Mousse Cake from The Happy Pear book since it first arrived on my book shelf. It was a good choice, it’s easy to make and… Continue reading Happy Pear Chocolate Mousse Cake
I hosted my first ever linky back in June, A Healthy Start-#betterbreakfasts; where I invited fellow bloggers to share their healthier alternatives to breakfast cereal. Can I say a huge big thank you to everyone who linked up, you have all provided me with a wealth of breakfast inspiration. In case you missed it I… Continue reading A Round Up of #betterbreakfasts