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Homemade Jelly….

Have you ever tried making your own jelly?  

I’d never even thought about it really because jelly isn’t exactly expensive and there’s so many flavours to choose from so it seemed like a bit of a waste of time and energy making it.  But when we were away in Wales last week, we saw some rather . . . → Read More: Homemade Jelly….

My favourite way to spend a Sunday afternoon – Movies and homemade popcorn….

I love Sunday afternoons lazing on the settee with a bowl of homemade popcorn watching a film with the kids – even more so now that they’re a little bit older and want to watch films that I actually have a chance of enjoying with them!

Homemade popcorn tastes much nicer than the shop bought bags of . . . → Read More: My favourite way to spend a Sunday afternoon – Movies and homemade popcorn….

Cooking with kids: Easy Rainbow Layer Cake….

First of all, I apologise for the lack of photos of the making of this cake – Miss Frugal and I made this last Friday night for Master Frugal’s birthday and we had absolutely no faith that it was going to be anything worth blogging about so we didn’t take the usual million and one photos . . . → Read More: Cooking with kids: Easy Rainbow Layer Cake….

Thrifty Thursday – Leftover pies and alternative pie toppings….

Who doesn’t love a good pie?

I’ve always been put off making pies because (a) I worry about a soggy bottom and (b) I always thought pastry was difficult to master.  The soggy bottom thing is probably a fear of Mary Berry jumping out from my kitchen cupboard to examine my pie (impossible I know, not least . . . → Read More: Thrifty Thursday – Leftover pies and alternative pie toppings….

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