Archive for Kids

A Walk in the West End

Stepping away from the kitchen for a day, we took the kids into London for lunch and a walk around the West End. This is where Hubby and I met, where we used to work and where, in its various cafés and alleyways (that’s a story…

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The Art of Cake: A (Mostly) Silent Post

  5.0 from 1 reviews Print 1970s Rainbow Cake From: Ruby Moukli (batter and frosting based on recipes from ‘My First Baking Book’)   A retro birthday cake to remember. Reminiscent of simpler times, yet mightily impressive and completely enchanting. Ingredients For the cake: 300 g…

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Playtime at Tiffany’s

If Tiffany & Co. made playdough, this would be it. Don’t miss the short video interview with the models at the end of the post!

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Soccer Cupcakes

We swear it’ll never happen to us. Trade the little sports car in for a Mommymobile? Leave our careers to become unpaid taxi drivers? Put down the laptops, iphones and ipads and pick up a whisk and an icing gun?! And yet…

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Festivus Soup ‘n Toasties

In my last post I tested you with some Friends trivia. To stick with the ‘outdated TV references’ theme, I’m now going to take you back to a 1997 episode of Seinfeld and the unveiling of a new holiday*:

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Candy Cane Ice Cream

Do you remember that episode of Friends where Monica and Rachel lose their apartment to the boys after playing a trivia game?

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Christmas Cookie Ornaments

We typically get our Christmas tree up the first weekend in December, and this year I was freakishly organized enough to bake these ornaments the very next day. Don’t ask me how that happened – it was definitely a one-off.

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Two Ways with Pumpkin

Apologies, first of all, to any US readers who are in pumpkins up to their ears by now. Here in the UK, the season comes upon us more gently.

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