Chocolate Chip Cookies


The first weekend in November has just made haste and we are steadily making our way in to winter. It’s been so mild the last two months and much of the countryside is still laden with foliage now a kaleidoscopic display of oranges, reds and browns. The weatherman promises a change in temperature as well as temperament. Will we get the Siberian snow storms the media love to taunt us with? It seems impossible with everything that surrounds us still so rich and vibrant.

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Watermelon Frozen Yoghurt Popsicle

Popsicles

MAD AWARDS 2011

The MAD Awards 2011 announced their nominees last month and, like last year, I was lucky enough to be included. The awards have grown slightly in size and prominence and now include a Best MAD Food Blog. That’s the category you will find me in along with Maison Cupcake, Cooking Cakes and Children, Feeding Boys and a Firefighter and Jam and Clotted Cream.  They are all great blogs and I feel honoured to be nominated along with them. Please check out their blogs if you haven’t seen them before. If you would like to vote for me or any of the other nominees in any of the categories please head on over to the MAD Awards Voting Page. Obviously I would love your support! Voting ends Friday (yeah you could say I have slightly left this to the last minute…but then I wouldn’t be me now would I?).

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I <3 Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon + brown sugar + sweet roll + maple syrup + sticky icing = lots and lots of LOVE.  An illicit love. The kind you aren’t suppose to have anymore.

It’s kind of a problem for me. One I am trying to control.

I admit that sugar + carbohydrates + mid-40s are a big no-no! Sometimes nothing else will do.

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