Ingredients: For the sponge 220g stork 220g caster sugar 200g self-raising flour 4 large eggs 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 tbsp cocoa powder 2 tbsp milk For the topping Lidl choco duo chocolate spread 50g dark chocolate 50g white chocolate Method Preheat the oven to 160°C. Grease and line two 8inch […]Read More Cheats Chocolate Cake
Seven weeks on I’m feeling ready to share Charlottes birth story. I planned on doing this if everything went well because after being given an induction date at 36 weeks every Tom, Dick and Harry decided to tell me how horrendous inductions are. I heard nothing but negative and really rather scary stories about other […]Read More A positive induction. Charlotte’s birth story.
Miss Ruby and I have been asked to review this fab BRIO figure 8 train set, I knew it would be a hit because she’s forever stealing her uncles old Trains and shows a keen interest in all things locomotive. BRIO have been making toys since 1884 and they definitely seem to have cracked it! […]Read More BRIO Classic Figure 8 Set
I have recently been sent the most beautiful product which up until now, I did not know existed – Olverum bath oil. Olverum is made with natural essential oils, it contains eucalyptus, pine, lavender and lemon oils to help relax the mind and body whilst relieve muscle tension. Unfortunately my midwife wasn’t sure if essential […]Read More Olverum Bath Oil
Mini Hornit lids are the coolest bike helmets on the market, by miles! The selection of lids goes from calm, cool and collected (Stealth) to bold, loud and out there (Head Candy). I have saved our ‘unboxing’ video over on my Instagram page @lifewiththematthews3 if you have already seen it you will know how pleased […]Read More Mini Hornit Lids
After receiving lots of Instagram DM’s I thought it would be easier to share this recipe for those who are interested in a quick blog post. It’s a handy little sauce to bulk cook, portion up and freeze. Shopping List 1 x fresh courgette 1 x cup frozen mixed peppers 1 x cup frozen spinach […]Read More Hidden Veg Pasta Sauce
I am officially a bundt cake convert after being gifted a tin from ProCook. I was a bit dubious about using my usual chocolate cake recipe which would normally be split between two tins, but it turned out really well! A good quality cake tin has a direct effect on the quality of your bake. […]Read More Chocolate Heaven Bundt Cake