Can a dairy free cheese sauce work?

I love to experiment with my cooking. A lot of the time the results are happy and the children and husband eat what I have made with no complaint and sometimes, if I have struck really lucky, they say I can make it again. Sometimes it doesn’t work out so well and my taste testers […]

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Stomach bug soup…

Stomach bugs are horrible and can take a while to recover from. Your body rejects food (often violently, let’s not go there) but then afterwards when the worst is over you need to slowly feed it back to health. When I am ill, and receiving, I often crave soup but I find the stuff you […]

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A quick and easy pancake recipe and a giveaway…

It’s Shrove Tuesday, or as many people know it, pancake day. If like me, you totally forgot about it until the last minute, and you are craving pancakes or your children are demanding them (I was woken at 6am this morning to be reminded of my promise to make my kids pancakes this morning) then […]

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Proper Little Pies

Do you like pie? If like me you are fan of pies and love to try new things, then you may want to get your hands on some of these Proper Little Pies, from the makers of Square Pies.  These are fab little bundles of pastry and yummy filling that you can pop in to […]

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5 Money-Saving Strategies for Raising Your Family Pet

  As a parent, you face many financial challenges while raising a family, from buying food on a budget to ensuring every member of the family has medical coverage. However, some challenges may be complicated, such fitting a four-legged friend into your household finances. Whether you choose to bring an animal into your home or […]

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Gluten free cheese scones.

I love scones, they are SO easy to make and as long as you stick to a few simple rules, like keeping your butter or fat cold and  not playing too much with the dough, I don’t think you can go wrong.  I recently made a big batch of scones for a tea party I […]

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Warming winter slow cooked chilli

I love autumn, for many reasons, including the colours as the season changes, and the excuse to pull out warmer, fluffier clothes, and also because it means I can pull out my slow cooker which has been gathering a bit of dust over the summer, and start making warming and comforting meals again.  The slow […]

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