BeRo Chocolate Cake
Life

Baking with Kids – BeRo Chocolate Cake Recipe

Are any school holidays complete without baking? No, is the answer.

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Ways my children take after me
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Parenting

5 Ways My Children Take After Me (and I wish they didn’t)

I don’t know how it goes in your world but here I’m always hearing how my children are ‘Just Like Daddy’ They’re good at maths ‘Just Like Daddy’ If they look at a calculator they’ll be accountants ‘Just Like Daddy’ If they do a Parkrun they’re ‘Just Like Daddy’ Though to be fair, if you […]

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forty is fabulous
Life

Being Forty is Fabulous – Comparatively Speaking

I must admit, that turning 40 did lead to a certain amount of maudlin and feeling sorry for myself at times (seriously, not one night of birthday drinks? Totally bitter). A mourning, if you will, for my long-lost youth.

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Loneliness
Life

All By Myself – loneliness

This is post is written as a collaboration.  One of my biggest fears, aside from slugs, is being lonely. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE an hour to myself here and there, I just don’t like feeling lonely.

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Acceptable in the 80s
Life

Acceptable in the 80s…and now!

This is a collaboration – but who isn’t a fan of the 80s?  Ah, the 80s. Leg warmers, big hair, bright colours, sequins, fringes – the list goes on, and makes me terribly nostalgic.

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Life
Parenting

Making Memories?

As a human, I particularly enjoy the past time of ‘dwelling on things’. I’ve written before about my worries, about how I fear my children will grow up as dysfunctional members of society or some such thing.

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