Roasted Beetroot and halloumi nibbles with balsamic pearls

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Beetroot and Halloumi

The of sweet beetroot, salty halloumi and tangy balsamic vinegar is great for summer or winter drinks. (Stick a drink in my hand, and would gobble a plate of these whatever the weathwe!)  These are easy to whip up (from ingredients you probably have in your fridge) so they are perfect for last minute guests.  The heart shape does add a … Read More

DianaRoasted Beetroot and halloumi nibbles with balsamic pearls

Make your own fluorescent t shirts

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A few years ago, I created a bit of a monster.   We made t-shirts to go in party bags for Abbis party.  They were simple (cheap) and quite effective.   However,  Abbi has hounded me every year since to make a new design. The pressure!    You can see the previous years with puffy paint here and last years chalkboard t-shirt here. … Read More

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I’m going to BritMums Live

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Finally, after months of procrastination, I finally purchased my BritMums Live tickets! Hopefully see you there!! The I’m Going to BritMums Live 2015 Meme Name: Diana Blog:   Though if you are here, you probably guessed that! Twitter ID:   Though instagram is my social media weapon of choice.  I have to admit to a small addiction to pinterest too! Height: … Read More

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Ombre gift tags

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05. Ombre Gift Tags

Last year we made an ombre cake for easter.  We also made DIY ombre cake toppers to jazz it up.   Details about those projects are here. As a thrifty Scot, I don’t like to throw anything away……so the left over card was recycled into ombre gift tags for one of Abbis friends birthdays. This is literally a 2 minute … Read More

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Mexican Spicy Potato Recipe

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Mexican spicy potatos

Mexican Spicy Potatoes are a great easy supper – or they can be a great side dish alongside something more substantial.  Anything easy always gets my vote. Even better, if you are using leftover potatoes this can be ready in less than 5 minutes.  Perfect for when you are cooking for 1 person, as its one pan cooking and easy to make a … Read More

DianaMexican Spicy Potato Recipe