Update on James Martin’s Christmas Cheesecake

Just an update on the Cheesecake post from the other day. This recipe is soooooo easy it’s crazy it’s this good. I will confess that I couldn’t find Asda Macarons (or Macaroons). They are online but none of the shops seem to stock them. So I purchased the ingredients to make them, then ultimately found frozen…

Best Laid Plans of Mice & Men…

Tuesday 13th, should have known that things wouldn’t go according to plan. However, a few weeks ago, I noticed that The 2016 Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour was coming to Leicester on Tuesday 13th December. Great I thought, we’ll collect the boys after school (at 3pm) and go and see it then perhaps treat them to something…

Lazy Sunday

I had every intention of having a lazy Sunday today, however, it hasn’t turned out quite as expected. We had the boys overnight, so were woken up about 6:30am by 2 wide awake grandchildren, how do they have so much energy first thing in the morning? It’s like the batteries have been recharged and they…

Getting Ready for Christmas

Good morning, I apologise for not writing sooner, but the time has flown past since we’ve been home. The house is nearly ready for the festive season, the tree is up and decorated, the rooms are festive including the boys bedroom with their own tree and lights (they like seeing it). When we put up…