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It's the little things

I’ve just had my 46th birthday.

My girls asked me ages ago what I want for my birthday and I said things like the dishwasher emptied and filled up, a nice cup of coffee first thing in the morning, a house full of happy people, daffodils and tulips.   148 more words

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Days of our Lives

Apart from nearly crashing the car because some idiot slammed on the brakes in front of me to avoid 3 crows (yes they have wings and will fly away if you get closer to them) it’s been a fairly normal Saturday here. 242 more words

More Easter goodies - After Eight Bunny

I spotted this today in my local Asda. I really like the idea, as you don’t see many novelty dark chocolate products. It’s delicious – hollow dark mint chocolate (no fondant), and nice and chunky so satisfying to bite into. 11 more words

Podcast #18 - Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! This week the boys share the tales of Christmas and new year, Tim tells us about over doing it, Rob didn’t over do it but still paid the price and Mark spoils Christmas for his girlfriend! 78 more words



Someone described the Winter Solstice to me the other day as the longest night, which I find extremely endearing.  Not only because it seems to sum up perfectly the blanket of darkness that has gradually been swallowing us up over the last few months, but it also puts the darkness into a finite concept, which can often be lost amidst the hustle and bustle of Christmas life. 262 more words

Podcast #16 - The Green Triangle

Hey Everyone, Welcome to Episode 16. Christmas is coming so Tim and Rob try and get Mark in the festive mood…and fail. Tim struggles to talk about his past addictions to After Eight Mints…Rob brings news of Beard Baubles and Mistletoe Drones and Mark reveals what he’s got his lady friend for Christmas. 70 more words


Mint & Spice Hot Chocolate Entremets

I wasn’t going to attempt the showstopper challenge on Bake Off, but I got grabbed by an idea that wouldn’t let go.

So, yesterday, I found myself in the kitchen whipping up a batch of my favourite Digestive biscuits, and couldn’t resist saving a couple as a base and moving on to my favourite… 402 more words