Meat on a Budget? It’s Not as Hard as You Think

Meat on a budget

This week the theme is eating on a budget which feels very appropriate in the year of the squeeze and today I am sharing some meat on a budget recipes with you. These are kind to your wallet and your tastebuds so let’s get to the kitchen! Rolled Lamb Breast This recipe was given to … Read more

Fall in Love With Chicken Wings

Fall in love with chicken wings

A couple of days ago I posted an article about saving money on your food bill and mentioned a few recipes you could try. today I want to share a couple of ideas of ways to use chicken wings. Chicken wings are an often overlooked but surprisingly versatile ingredient. When roasting a whole chicken, they … Read more

Beef Short Rib Ragu with Spaghetti

Beef short rib ragu with spaghetti and pangrattato

Yesterday, I talked about how you can save money on your meals and mentioned some of my favourite recipes. Today, I am going to share a couple that go really well together and will not only help you to make the most of cheaper cuts of meat but will also tell you how to use … Read more

The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

Following on from yesterdays post about non-scary Halloween movies for children, I thought I’d share with you my family chocolate chip cookies recipe. You could make a day of it and make chocolate chip cookies then watch movies while you eat them. You could also carry on the theme by using Halloween themed cookie cutters … Read more

Amazingly Easy Salt Dough Recipe

Amazingly Easy Salt Dough Recipe

If you have children, you will have come across salt dough at some point in your life. This versatile modelling dough can be used to create long-lasting sculptures that are gently baked in the oven to set it solid. Here is an amazingly easy salt dough recipe to get you started. *Disclosure: I only recommend … Read more

The Only Stir Up Sunday Guide You’ll Ever Need

The Only Stir Up Sunday Guide You'll Ever Need

Stir up Sunday is the last Sunday before advent in the Anglican Church and takes its name from the Book of Common Prayer which begins “Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people”. This is the traditional day to make, or ‘stir up’ the Christmas Puddings (also known as figgy … Read more