19th February 2012 Helen

I’m not completely sure it’s the smartest thing I’ve ever done, but I’ve just signed up to Pinterest!!! I’ve a horrible feeling it’s going to be a sure fire way to give me too many more ideas / cravings for nice things but I just can’t help myself! So far my boards are a scattered mix of lovely creations, tasty recipes and snapshots of house ideas – for somewhere in New England where the weather is just fabulous! It has the potential to become quite addictive… yay!http://pinterest.com/thebusymamas/

15th February 2012 Helen

We made some really lovely (looking and tasting) iced biscuits this afternoon. My son had friends for a play date and one of the girls is allergic to eggs so this recipe was a handy egg free number! The toddlers seemed to like them but -more importantly, they were a mummy treat! Lovely with a cup of tea! As for the playing…it was a bit like a 1950’s disco. Boy on one side. Girls on the other! Chocolate Kisses To make 10 biscuits that, when doubled up, makesĀ 5 complete kisses -100g butter at room temp – 50g caster sugar -…

4th February 2012 Helen

I am many things but, most of all, I am a busy mama! With two kids in tow – a baby and a toddler, my days are a genuinely fun cycle of feeding, wiping things, playing truck / train / tractor games, saying ‘get that truck/train/tractor off your sister’s face/head/bum’ [delete as appropriate], picking up toys and searching for the missing things that have, most often, been stashed by my forgetful son, somewhere ‘safe’. At the end of my day I squeeze in conversation with my lovely husband and then turn my attention to one of the many projects I…