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How To Make Drop Scones (or Fluffy Pancakes)

With Shrove Tuesday coming up, my mind has turned to pancakes and toppings. When I was growing up we rarely had pancakes but we often had drop scones for breakfast. If we were really lucky our minder would make them and have them on the table at 3pm when we came in from school. We… Continue reading How To Make Drop Scones (or Fluffy Pancakes)

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The Big End Of Year #ClearOutAndEat Giveaway!

A few months ago I decided to share my Clear Out And Eat philosophy over on Instagram and I am so glad I did. The feedback has been great. I have really enjoyed seeing your photos and reading how you’ve made something from nothing, used up rather than thrown out or invented a delicious new… Continue reading The Big End Of Year #ClearOutAndEat Giveaway!

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Simple Halloween Party Ideas for Children

As I have mentioned before, Halloween is not widely celebrated in Germany. As a result, I don’t generally go to huge lenghts to make a fuss of it. We hold a party for the children and I try to incorporate some of the Irish traditions I remember from my childhood. Out shopping yesterday I bought… Continue reading Simple Halloween Party Ideas for Children