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The best luxury Christmas fragrances for your home: Sensory Philosophy

The best luxury Christmas fragrances for your home: Sensory Philosophy

One thing I have loved during lockdown, is getting to know the fabulous local businesses around me. Sensory Philosophy is one of them; they make homemade luxury home fragrances right here in Cambridgeshire. And not only that, it is their 1st birthday tomorrow! It has been so lovely bringing in a little Christmas over the past couple of weeks, starting with these gorgeous fragrances. VIEW the POST

#Recipe – Homemade rice pudding

#Recipe – Homemade rice pudding

One of my all time favourite puddings is rice pudding, I do love semonlina too but I have never been able to master that at home, I tried rice pudding as I absolutely love this too and I wanted to see if I could do. Little did I know that it is one of the easiest things I have made, ever! I just loved the thick skin it had on the top and underneath there was a lovely creamy rice pudding waiting for me. VIEW the POST

#Recipe – home baked white bread

I have been sent a fantastic breadmaker from Russell Hobbs and so I thought I would test it out with a basic white loaf first. I wanted to make sure it worked and that the recipe was OK, it is a really yummy loaf and the breadmaker is fantastic. Such a great idea for home baking, especially, if like me you haven’t got the time to knead your dough and finish off the loaf as you would like to.

Toddler Talk: Noah’s prompt book

Toddler Talk: Noah’s prompt book

To help with Noah's talking and learning words I thought it would be a good idea to start a prompt book with pictures and the associated word to help him along. The reason I decided to make my own book for him is because other books that you can buy don't have the words together that Noah has learnt so far. So I figured if I made him a book of his own, I can add words & drawings as and when he learns new words. So we can practice the words he's learnt and also as he is starting to say new words I can add them to help him learn these words. Like bus, he can say "bu" but isn't pronouncing the S so I've drawn it all up to help him learn. It seems to be working, he's certainly trying! Noah's new word of the week is ...