So Halloween is over which only means one thing here in the UK… CHRISTMAS IS NEXT! Christmas is probably my favourite time of the year, and I start prepping in November well in advance because I’m a little sad and I get way too into it. By the time this month is up I will have Continue reading
I don’t bake bread often. It’s such a faff, you need the yeast and the strong flour which I never ever seem to finish before their expiry dates. Plus, you have to wait hours to prove and knock back the dough when usually my baking is a spontaneous spur of the moment thing because I’m craving a cookie or a cupcake that I can have whipped up in the space of an hour. But as my parents were out of town, my house is eerily empty and I had a little free time on my hands on a Sunday afternoon, I decided to make some of my favourite Swedish treats, usually saved for Continue reading
Sooo I’ve been given over a kilo of chocolate this Christmas. I’m not kidding. So in a bid to create some cakey bakey goodness, I’ve been using a lot of it up in Continue reading
So I’ve been doing a few throwbacks recently, and Canada has really been on my mind. I didn’t take enough photos of the place, but that’s because both my trips there I spent LIVING the moment, rather than photographing it. And, strange as it might be, this tart throws me back to my weekend in Toronto, which was filled with Continue reading
August is coming to a close and soon autumn will start creeping upon us. University has already started in the US and I’ve been watching the new freshmen move into their dorms and my roommates into their houses and it’s been painful. I’m counting down the days until Continue reading
It’s pure fate that I left America at the bitter age of 20 and turned 21 here. 21 in England is only a milestone age because it came across the pond from America, you can’t do anything new. In America, 21 is when the world is suddenly Continue reading
So this is awkward… it’s been a while. Want some apology cookies?
I have an explanation. Many stories. A different ‘me’ to present. I’m a changed woman. And cookie queen. Continue reading