If you are like me, your thinking what on earth is yellow tag shopping? Well… if you’re trying to budget or just cut back on your weekly food shop… Let me share this trick with you. Go shopping in the evening, or just before closing on a Sunday. Enter the supermarket with an open mind … More Yellow tag shopping.
One thing I’ve come to learn is that a family living in England in winter time needs to regularly have Shepard’s pie. It’s just one of those tasty hearty, delicious english dishes. Shepard’s pie is a staple in our house. Not only my husband, and myself love this dish but the kids do too! Ingredients: … More Lets make Shepard’s Pie (recipe)
Seriously you will thank me for this recipe! It’s easy and delicious. My sister Amy made it as a side dish to go along with our thanks giving dinner. I recreated it over the weekend for my family as a brunch serve alongside some sausages and toast. Ingredients: Sweet potato’s Cinnamon Nutmeg Streaky bacon Maple … More the MOST AMAZING sweet potato recipe!
As winter is on our door step the slow cooker and baking season is upon us! I made a lovely, EASY peach crumble which tasted delicious so I thought I’d share the recipe with you. I cheated and used tinned peaches because that’s what I had in the house at the time. Ingredients: Butter 113g … More Peach crumble Recipe
Although Maryport has the reputation and nick name of “Scaryport” I must say I love it there. I love walking along the sea front, doubling back on ourselves up the hill and walking through the old town square. The houses are all painted in the most gorgeous bright pastel colours. They are huge and full … More Day out in Maryport
Today is one of the hottest days in Cumbria this year and I happen to have a lot of ripe bananas in my fruit bowl. So what better day than today to give making Banana ice-cream a go. Ingredients: Bananas Milk Yes that is writing on my banana’s. #kids #surprisesformummyareeverywhere Method: Chop up 4 ripe … More Home made Banana ice-cream recipe
Yet again another surprising EASY recipe to make! Ingredients 5 Eggs 125g Room temperature butter 3/4th Cup of sugar 3 Lemons Sterilised jar(s) Method Separate 5 egg yolks into a pan (try to remove as much of the white as you can,) add sugar and whisk. Once combined add in cubed butter on a … More easy peasy lemon squeezy lemon curd recipe
When I walk into a house and it smells of deliciously fresh bread I think to myself damnnnn someone has been playing Martha Stewart! AKA I’m impressed. I learnt a little secret today and I’m willing to share it with you… making bread isn’t all that hard at all! Seriously it takes minutes! (At least … More 4 ingredient bread! EASY!!
Sometimes when we want to eat out we end up at Mcdonald’s. Who doesn’t? It’s so easy, and tasty! Nothing is as good as some salty McDonald fries! However the price soon adds up! For us all to eat at mcdonald’s it costs roughly £20. My new discovery… MORRISONS CAFE costs us £11! £11!!!!! This … More Eating out as a family – kids eat free!
Being a Canadian living in the UK just got that much better. Do you know why? Any guesses?… No its not because we had snowflakes and its nearly May! No its not because I just found out there are actual ice hockey games I can go and watch if I fancy. It’s because… TIM frickin … More A very Canadian post.