• Biscuits and Cookies

    Valentine’s Butter Biscuits

    Happy Valentines Day!! Did you get a card? Was it from a secret admirer? The love of your life? Or someone you’d rather not have received it from? So far today there has been no post, no knock on the door from the florist or chocolate delivery guy, no little jewellery box found hidden in conveniently romantic spot, so…..suffice to say, I did not get a card or Valentines gift. But I’m not upset….after 27 years with the love of my life, we see the commercial side of Valentines as a small waste of cash. But that’s not to say I don’t find the giving and receiving of cards unromantic,…

  • Cakes,  Recipes - tried and tested

    Naturally Pink Cupcakes

      Valentines is on its way….the more sceptical amongst you may think its just another way the card and gift manufacturers get you to part with your hard earned cash, and in many ways I agree. However, I also feel that its a way of making you stop and truly appreciate the loved ones in your lives, and I don’t just mean your significant others. For many many years, before he was sadly taken from us, I would send my Great Uncle, or as we all knew him, Unc, a Valentines card. And I would always get one back. My Unc was better than any grandfather. He was a personality…