Yes! Breastfeeding is a wonderful thing. But let’s be honest, especially at the beginning, breastfeeding can also be very challenging, if not downright difficult and sometimes painful.
For someone who has never breastfed, the image of a breastfeeding woman is that of a person with two milk taps ready at all times.
If you’ve ever fancied showing off your domestic goddess skills to pesky, unexpected guests these ‘icebox cookies’ are your new best friends. Competitive? Moi? Oh nooo…
To be prepared, make a basic cookie dough, roll it into a large sausage, wrap in greaseproof paper and keep it in your freezer.
I have survived what felt like the longest school holiday, and with a great cake recipe to boot! I had been in a bit of a baking rut for a while, honestly, how many lemon drizzles and banana breads can one woman bake??
A couple of years ago, my sister told me how easy palmiers were to bake, and that I should give it a try – without too much effort I would be able to impress my friends with my amazing baking skills.
I am jumping with both feet onto the Halloween bandwagon, and because gorging on sweets is not enough, baking spooky treats is obviously necessary! Starting with… ghostly cupcakes!
The base is a simple chocolate cupcake mix, adapted from a Hummingbird Bakery recipe.