So it’s the end of a long weekend -which definitely deserves a blog post. It’s been a lovely, chilled-out weekend even though it’s been a tad wet outside. I thought I would write a ‘foodie’ post as I haven’t done one in a while. I’ve got many non-food-related projects on the go but nothing quite… Continue reading Lemon & Herb Marinated Chicken with Creamy Asparagus Risotto
Hello, and Merry Christmas! It certainly is the most wonderful time of the year and I wanted to share a bit of Christmas cheer with you today. As usual my Christmas has some DIY elements to it. My Wicker Heart Wreath was so much fun to make and I think it looks really cute. I… Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
I am a big believer in making things your own. My husband and I rent our home so we are always somewhat limited in the ways that we can put our stamp on things. The house came with a small electric fireplace which is nice, but somewhat modern for my tastes. I decided to change… Continue reading DIY Mantelpiece Overhaul
I thought I would take a little break from what are seemingly endless baking posts, and share some photos from our trip to Portugal. We visited the Algarve region of Portugal in September which is known for it’s breathtakingly beautiful beaches or praias. We spent the mornings on the beach or travelling around to different… Continue reading A Visit to Portugal
I feel very concious that I have not posted anything in almost a month. Things have been VERY busy around here! As I mentioned, we were in Portugal in September and then the week after we had some visitors from Canada staying up until this past weekend, so to say the least my baking has… Continue reading BAKE! Weeks Five &Ten
First things first, my apologies I am a week behind. But I have an excuse! I hope it’s a good one, but I was in Portugal for the better part of last week (post to come). My husband and I spent 5 days in the beautiful Algarve region of Portugal and it was amazing! I… Continue reading BAKE! Week errr… SIX!
So my challenge this week came in the form of Mary’s Tiramisu Cake that the bakers made for the technical challenge. It wasn’t actually too hard to make, however I opted out of making the chocolate shapes to decorate it with and think that the simple cake looks good in itself. I dusted it with… Continue reading BAKE! Week Four