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The Child Writer

The Child Writer

I am blessed with having a very creative mind.  Sometimes it has been a bit of a burden, and has given me a rather overactive imagination.  For example, in the past, it got to the point where I could never watch any form of horror or thriller film without completely freaking out.  They would trigger something in my brain, and if I was lucky enough to fall asleep, after going to bed, I would suffer with absolute horrific night terrors. …

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Recipe: Fruit Tarts

Recipe: Fruit Tarts

I’m always looking for something new to try to make in the kitchen, and I was not disappointed by Gning’s choice. I mentioned in my previous post that I have been homeschooling my boys (well, Donut returned to school on Monday – that’s going great, by the way, so that just leaves me with my 8 year old at home now), and one of the lessons yesterday was Home Economics. When I was in high school, Home Ec. was still…

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Recipe: Chocolate Brownies

Recipe: Chocolate Brownies

I have to be honest with you here. I never liked brownies. I don’t know why. Maybe it was because I never had one as a child, and when I first tried one, I wasn’t expecting a gooey, chewy, sticky square of heavy chocolate cake… I thought it was undercooked, so I never actually finished eating it. I tried shop bought brownies since, but they were always super dry, maybe like they had been made several days ago and were…

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5 Quick Tips for Baking

5 Quick Tips for Baking

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen, trying to recreate all sorts of deliciousness. Sometimes I fail (badly) and sometimes the finished product actually looks (and tastes!) like something that a professional has made. That doesn’t happen very often though. I first fell in love with baking, thanks to my nan (paternal grandmother). She was always in the kitchen, making such amazing breads, cakes and biscuits… Every time we (my parents and I) used to visit,…

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