Category Archives: Craft & Cook

Yummy Sticky Ribs

A few days ago, J and I were reading a Roald Dahl book when we found a recipe for sticky ribs and decided that we very much must try it out. So yesterday, that’s what we did and it was … Continue reading

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Home Day

In the midst of the madness that is half term, J and I found ourselves with an unexpected day in which we had Nothing Much Planned and spent a lovely day together at home doing just that: Nothing Much, letting … Continue reading

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Saturday is Caption Day

Caption this one in the comments. Saturday is Caption Day over at Mammasaurus

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Its been a hectic week, but so enjoyable and filled with such excitement. A brilliant party. Cake making. Cake eating. Presents that just keep coming. Thankyou letter writing. On his birthday, he told anyone who would listen “I’m five now”, … Continue reading

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Teacher Gifts

J finished preschool this week. It was happy and sad all at once, seeing how much he has grown in so many ways over less than a year, but having to leave behind the wonderful teachers who have helped him … Continue reading

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Cookie Monster Cupcakes for English Mum’s Big Bakeoff

It’s time for another Bakeoff from the fabulous English Mum. Here is my creation… Cookie monsters! Oh what fun I had in the kitchen today! Helped by my boy, a little in the making and a lot in the eating.

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A Tent For My Boy

I remember frequently sitting in trigonometry classes as a teenager and wondering what the point of it was. This Christmas, I discovered a reason for it all: Cutting fabric triangles to create a teepee tent for my boy. There was … Continue reading

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