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Month: August 2016

White chocolate & raspberry cheesecake ?>

White chocolate & raspberry cheesecake

Ingredients 200g crushed biscuits 75g butter 250g mascarpone cheese 250g full fat Philadelphia 284ml double cream 300g white chocolate 200g raspberries Method Mix melted butter & crushed biscuits and press into greased loose bottomed tin Put cream, mascarpone & philadelphia into a bowl and combine with electric mixer on a very low setting as it over whips very easily and becomes too thick.  Melt the white choc and stir through the cream mixture until combined. Spoon half of mixture over…

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As my mum is very ill and sometimes has to go into hospital at short notice I didn’t want to travel too far on our holidays this year. My sister Joanna lives in Scotland and she is brilliant at coming over to stay and help out with changing mums dressings etc while I’m away but I like to know I can jump in the car and get back home fairly quickly so this was obviously a factor when deciding where…

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Joshua’s nautical bedroom ?>

Joshua’s nautical bedroom

When Joshua was moving out of his little nursery into his big boy bedroom I knew I wanted a nautical theme and did lots of searching online for ideas. I initially found the Harlequin ‘Sail Away’ wallpaper and then based the rest of the room around it. The red, white & blue striped curtains, nautical bedding and navy & white star rug were all from John Lewis and really brightened up the room. I had previously had a large unit made for my family room…

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