Speculoos Ice Cream


My old chum Sarah is half Dutch. At the start of each school term I looked forward to whatever exotic comestibles she’d bring back from visits to her motherland. I remember fondly stroopwaffels, chocolate letters given at Sinterklaas and a thick and rather moreish pea and frankfurter soup (opinion was divided on the latter)…

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Spidery Halloween Lollipops


These are very quick to make and are a bit more fun than doling out handfuls of sweets to each and every gremlin and ghoul that haunts your doorstep this evening. Visit the Party Times to see how I made them. Happy Halloween.

Ceiling Mobile


I searched in vain for a mobile for Little Pea that wouldn’t be too in her face/cost a small fortune and inspired by her granny’s superior effort over the summer (see below), I eventually decided to try making one. This yielded mixed results – I am not sure I saved much money and it certainly looks homemade – but she loves it, so thats enough for me.

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