I’ve got a massive confession to make. I have really messed up. Seriously it’s not even funny.
I forgot to renew my domain name. Yup, www.eggscreamandhoney.com (don’t even click that it will make you cry) was up for renewal last month and with one thing and another *cough, cough* I forgot to hit the yes button to my renewal notification.
What’s worse? This is the part that makes it a big boo-boo. Somebody, or should I say some company, bought it from right under my nose. Well it wasn’t under my nose literally as I was away on holiday and not thinking about my blog at all. Still it was plan mean. Nasty. Deliberate. Can I say worse? Not sure, this blog is a peaceful, happy place where people get together to chat over tea and cake. But really. It’s just not on.
To get my domain name back I have to offer them money. Possibly thousands.
I won’t do it!!! *lots of stomping of feet*
Why should I??? *pounding of fists*
Who do they think they are?!?! *much pouting of lips*
Instead I changed my domain name. Simple. I am now called www.eggscreamhoney.com.
Did you see that? The little change. No more AND. Goodbye. It’s been real but we have to move on. That’s life. It’s not fair. I tell it to my children over and over. They hate it. I hate it. But it’s true.
AND now that it’s gone I might just have a little tinker here and there. Do some things I’ve always wanted to do like use hipstamatic instead of proper photos. Post things that don’t include recipes. Can’t say for definite, it’s all a mish-mash in my head at the moment.
One thing is for sure this is my last SRC post. Let’s face it schedules and rules, well, they aren’t my thing. I’ve hung on for a while there but the itchy scratchy feeling is getting stronger and stronger. So I am bound to completely mess it up sooner or later. That’s me out but thanks for the ride! Good luck to everyone else.
So please come and join me on this new adventure. And while you are at it could you spread the word? Oh and don’t forget the change of address.
Ta very much x
Pumpkin Chai Spice Loaf
This recipe was very much inspired by the blog The Jey of Cooking. Jey made a Chai Tea Bread and I made it exactly as her recipe specifies first time around. I then played with it a bit (see below). I can promise you both were yummy and the spicy aroma was pure heaven. Perfect with everything and anything. Just like good cake should be.
1 cup pumpkin puree
1/2 cup light oil (I used rice bran)
3/4 cup Sucanat
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/3 cup brewed black tea (cooled)
1/3 cup almond milk
1 cup plain flour
1 cup wholemean flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cardamom
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Preheat oven to 350f. Grease the bottom of a loaf tin.
In a large bowl ombine the following ingredients: pumkin, oil, sugar, vanilla, eggs, tea, milk until well mixed together.
In a medium-sized bowl combine the dry ingredients including all the spices.
Add to the pumpkin mixture. Stir until just combined.
Pour into the prepared loaf tin. Bake for 50 minutes. Cool for 10 and then empty on to wire rack. Eat warm plain or with butter if you dare!