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Homemade Ice Cream

Homemade Ice Cream

One of the presents that the girls got for Christmas was an ice cream maker that you need to turn by hand (thank you Dad!)  The girls said they wanted to start an ice cream business when we visited a lovely gelato shop in San Francisco and so this was the start of their business! … Continue reading

Fun Christmas plate to make

Fun Christmas plate to make

I found this on the internet (the wonder of Pinterest!) and it took 20 minutes. 10 minutes of that was opening the sweets which were all individually wrapped! So unwrap the sweets and arrange them on a piece of baking parchment on a tray. You can put them in any pattern you like. We used … Continue reading

What to do with too many chocolate brownies

What to do with too many chocolate brownies

Ok, I admit it.  We don’t often have extra chocolate brownies hanging around.  They disappear with amazing speed in our house.  But I did have some I’d stashed in the freezer which I wanted to use up. What better than making a Christmas tree out of them, decorated with Smarties?

Doughnuts for breakfast!

Doughnuts for breakfast!

It’s the weekend and in celebration of getting a lie in (6am this morning when the Little One came in to see us, asked if she could get up and then promptly went back to sleep and 7.30am for the Big One, when the huge amounts of giggling the girls were doing forced us out … Continue reading

Reindeer biscuits

Reindeer biscuits

Here are some Christmassy biscuits we made this week.  I made the shortbread dough and the girls decorated them… …then ate them!