Chocolate and Walnut Cookies

As promised, here is the second recipe for the cookie I made before Christmas, Chocolate and Walnut Cookies: Ingredients 250g of Plain Flour 1/2 tsp of Baking Powder 1/2 tsp of Salt 170g of Butter 200g of Brown Sugar 100g of Sugar 1 Egg 1 Egg Yolk 200g of White Chocolate Chunks 200g of Walnuts…

Double Chocolate Cookies

Just before Christmas it was my Husbands birthday, normally I like to surprise him with a cake, however, this year it was not going to be that simple. My toddler is not a great assistant in the kitchen and so I would need him to watch her whilst I baked. So I thought I would…

Tabithas Christmas Wardrobe

As you all know I am pretty much obsessed with baby clothes for Tabitha, it’s actually almost a sickness at this point. Christmas was no different and she had 3 (yes 3, oops) outfits specifically for Christmas, I might be bias as I picked them but I am sure they were super cute, so now…

Yoghurt and Raisin Porridge Balls

Kicking it off with our first baby led weaning recipe of 2018! Yoghurt and raisin porridge balls: Ingredients 100g of oats 25g of raisins Approx 4 tbsp of full fat plain yoghurt Method Put the oats and raisins in a bowl Add the yoghurt gradually until you have a thick lumpy mix Take a tablespoon…

Happy New Year

Welcome 2018 , how come the years seem to go so quickly when a day with a tantrumming toddler go so slow? I thought I would kick 2018 off with my New Year’s Resolutions, especially as number 1 on my list is to dedicate a little more time to my blog. It is just a…

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone. We are celebrating with our friends and family in Bournemouth this year. Even though I am away from home I wanted to send some festive wishes to all of my readers. I hope you have a wonderful day filled with love, laughter and too much food. Chantelle and family x

Want, Need, Wear, Read

I once read that the best way to buy presents for babies/toddlers is on a want/need/wear/read basis. I really liked this idea and we have followed this principle for tabitha so far (last Christmas and her birthday). I love what we have picked as her christmas presents this year and I wanted to share them…

Christmas Traditions

Living abroad and having a lot of expat friends from all over the world, it fascinates me to hear about everyone’s Christmas traditions. Especially how people have incorporated different cultures together based on their nationality or the countries they have lived in, or even just their own little traditions from their parents and grandparents. I…