Coconut Caramel Shortbread with White Chocolate

Coconut Caramel Shortbread with White Chocolate

Today there is another teenager in my house.

A male one this time.

That means funny smells, pimples, posters of scantily clad women on the walls, grunting where words would suffice, trousers half way down the butt and worse of all GIRLFRIENDS!

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Millionaire’s Shortbread Recipe


Feather, Leather, Weather…..those words rhyme with my name. When I was in primary school these words followed me in the playground. The other kids thought it was funny. All the other girls were called Nancy, Susie, Sammie, Julie, and Betsy. They had the “cutesy” names I wanted. It wasn’t fair. Why had my parents given me such a weird name? A name no one else had.

I can count on my hand the other women I have met throughout my life with the same name as me. It has grown in popularity over the years but more in America than in the UK. Funny as it’s a Scottish flower. When I registered my son’s birth in London in 1998, the registrar said in the 25 years she had been doing the job she had never registered a Heather.

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Caramel Cookies Make Me Happy

Ten Things That Make Me Happy

Josie at Sleep is for the Weak tagged me in a Happiness Meme. It is the first time I have ever been tagged in anything so I am quite excited about doing it. BTW be sure to have a look at Josie’s blog. She talks all about the trials and tribulations of bringing up a lively toddler (yes it’s a boy!). Recently she wrote about saying “no” to her health visitor and choosing to let her own instincts about raising her son lead the way. Something that is not always easy to do.

So what makes me happy….

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