Tomorrow is my partners birthday so as is customary in our house the children always make a birthday cake. They love the whole messiness of cooking and the licking of the bowl just like all other children. My children have strong stomachs so raw egg here is a weekly treat! The first batch of cupcakes went into the oven came out over cooked which resulted in them being in the bin. There is nothing worse than expecting a lovely fluffy cupcake and ending up with a mouth full of chewy biscuit! … If only… Read More
I lost my Mum when I was 31 years old, my daughter was 4 and my son was 8 months old and it still hurts like hell! People say it gets easier but they lie! It doesn’t get easier at all, you just learn to live life differently. She wasn’t just my Mum, she was my best friend and I loved her with all my heart. Life without your parents is so hard but you really don’t understand how hard until it happens to you. I’m the first to lose Mum… Read More
Wednesday brings us Writers Quote Wednesday sponsored by Colleen Chesebro over at Silver Threading – Fairy Whisperer, Ronovan Hester of Ronovan Writes Colleen and Ronovan offer an open invitation to join their weekly blogging event called “Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge! #WQWWC Anyone can participate by choosing a quote by a favourite author you admire write a post relating to this whether it be a poem, photograph, flash fiction or real-life story using the weekly word as your inspiration. Make sure you use your quote wishing the text of your post or… Read More
It seemed like everything was going wrong until I realised I was looking at the day wrongly!
Cake, what everyone craves for everyday! It’s her 15th birthday and she asked for a chocolate cake. Covered and decorated with chocolate dipped strawberries! Did she get it? Of course, she did! It was exactly what she asked for! She wanted a Devil’s Food Cake, All Sticky and gooey! With chocolate buttercream in the middle and chocolate ganache on top! She wanted chocolate dipped strawberries on top! Chocolate splattered in a pattern on top! She loved it! We all sang Happy Birthday to her! Oh, wait!! Damn it! I forgot… Read More
Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Writer’s Challenge #WQWWC
Memories Through the Lens I remember taking this picture in 2012. It was the evening of our last night. We stayed at the Zafiris Hotel on Canal D’Amour in Sidari. Our hotel for two weeks coinciding with the London Olympics 2012. Corfu at Sunset over the pool. We were on holiday with our children and his family. The image for me represents happiness, not a picture of where we stayed but the memories made for the children for years to come. The swimming pool, still and motionless at night but active and… Read More