Easter Bread

Every year at Easter time I promise myself that this is the year I’m going to make Hot Cross Buns from scratch but somehow I never get round to it. My Easter Bread means I don’t have to feel guilty anymore. Easter Bread has all the flavour of hot cross buns without any of the Read More…

Happy Easter!

I walked in the woods at Sulham with my husband today. It’s especially beautiful this time of year with all the bluebells in bloom – a carpet of blue as far as the eye can see. According to the records, there have been bluebells in the woods at Sulham for centuries – these same plants Read More…

Six Days to Go…

Like any bride to be, I imagine Miss Catherine Middleton is literally counting the days until her wedding. (I think I got down to counting the hours a few days before my wedding!) I do think of her though, and hope that the pressure of being so in the spotlight is not clouding what should Read More…

Tuna Pasta Salad

My Mom and I used to love the version of this Tuna Pasta Salad served at an Italian restaurant called “Charlie’s” in Kitchener, Ontario. The restaurant is long gone and I never asked for their recipe, but this is my version. Hearty enough to be a main course at lunchtime, this Tuna Pasta Salad is Read More…

My Latest Royal Wedding Update for Momtrends

Please be sure to visit the wonderful Momtrends for my latest Royal Wedding Fashion Update…including more about ‘the’ dress we all can’t wait to see!