Slow Cooker Dhansak- Meat Free

One of the things I have been trying to do is cut down on meat.  For no reason other than to get eating more veg and try out new recipes. This is a recipe I found and adapted so I could make it in the slow cooker! It can be made using just a few ingredients, many of which are often lying in your around in your cupboards and freezer so is great as something to throw together when the fridge is looking a bit bare!

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The best baby present- casting kit

When Henry was born my aunty bought me a hand and foot casting kit. It was one of the best presents I received as it meant I could capture a memory of his tiny hands and feet in the comfort of our own home. Those first couple of weeks where a time when leaving the house just seemed impossible so it was a fabulous activity to keep my mind working- between sleep deprivation and pure house chaos.

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Nutella Cheesecake

Once you have made this, you will probably never make another flavour cheesecake again. A winner at all parties and BBQs- its delicious! I actually made this for a party and my husband threatened to eat a slice if I didn’t make him a mini version, so just be warned you may need to make more than you think!

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Mcmillan coffee morning

Every year, all over the country, people get together for a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan cancer support. We are members of a local farmer club and in aid of the charity a coffee morning was thrown at a local farm. I don’t think we will be braking any stereotypes any time soon – as boy can farmers wives bake!

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Wedding decoration DIY- part 1

We had our wedding at the farm so it seemed only fitting to do a lot of the decoration ourself. From the table plan, to flower decorations, signs and the Tipi decoration, it was all hands on deck.  As we planned well in advance I used the summer to pull things together and then friends and family to help with the decoration in the run up to the wedding.

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