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Pip’s Sweet Treats – Sunday Sponge Cake

Sunday afternoons used to be the highlight of my week as a child. Mum would get out the good china, the fancy cake stands and lace doilies. Our older relatives would be invited round and I would wear a pretty…
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The Perils of Food Blogging

I’m not sure how those who know me would describe me. I like to think I’m generally upbeat and positive, but I also know I can be grumpy at times. For that reason I’m cautious when it comes to blogging,…
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Review – Bar Loco, Newcastle

I’ll openly admit I don’t know my home town as well as I think I do. For years I ate and drank in the same places, week in and out. I was quite comfortable with what I knew, and I…
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Pip’s Sweet Treats – Brigadeiros

As you may have gathered from some of my posts Him Indoors is Brazilian. I have yet to visit his home country, and am looking forward to meeting the family properly when we do. At the moment we communicate via…
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Gran’s Words of Wisdom

“If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” Those words of advice were given to me by my beloved Gran, who passed away when I was 18. She was my role model, the person I always…
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Working Mum Anxieties

Since Jnr started ‘big’ school we’ve found time management on a week night very difficult. By the time homework and chores are finished I feel I don’t get to spend a lot of ¬†quality time with him. He spends every…
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Welcome!

My inaugural post! I’ve been contemplating writing a blog for a while. I spend a lot of my time on Twitter talking about food and places to eat, so this seems like the natural progression for me. In fact, my…
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