Posted in June 2012

Rainbow Cupcakes

I made these cupcakes for my daughter’s first birthday – I think I’ll be making them every year now! 125g unsalted butter 125g caster sugar 125g self-raising flour 2 medium eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 tbsp milk 4-6 gel food colours of your choice 12 cupcake cases Bowl of water Preheat oven to 200 … Continue reading

12 month jabs

P had her 12 month injections this morning; 3 jabs which was the boosters for her previous ones and the first MMR inoculation. I’ve been dreading it – she’s so much more aware now and her reaction to pain is heartbreaking. As a fellow twitter parent said this morning, I was dreading the pinning down … Continue reading

Creamy tagliatelle with chilli & garlic prawns

I tried a new recipe tonight and as it worked well, I thought I’d blog it. The 1yr old wasn’t so keen though, she ended up having cheese on toast! Serves 2 adults & a baby/toddler 180g Tagliatelle (or other pasta) 1 onion, finely chopped 5 spring onions, finely sliced 100g mushrooms 300g prawns 2 … Continue reading