Day 362 – Days Are Numbered…

These two chocolate Santas on our Christmas tree are definitely on borrowed time – several of the other edible tree decorations have mysteriously disappeared while we have had visitors here over the last few days, and the rest will no doubt be eaten when the tree comes down early in January.

Tree decorations – iPhone

Day 309 – Whatever Next…?

Its about this time of year that we see Advent Calendars for sale – traditionally 24 small doors hiding chocolate treats, one for each day in December before Christmas Day. In recent years a desire to widen the customer base has seen versions with small bottles of gin or wine behind the doors, but this version, a CHEESE Advent Calendar really takes the biscuit…

Cheese Advent Calendar – iPhone

Day 158 – Summer, What Summer..?

Fair to say we did not expect to light a fire at home during June! It’s been pretty cool the last few days and seriously wet, so sitting in front of the fire this afternoon with coffee and hot chocolate seemed a great idea…

Afternoon drinks – iPhone XR

Day 103 – Hot Chocolate (Fail!)…

I thought the hot chocolate I made for our overnight (small) visitor was pretty impressive, until she reminded me that she couldn’t have marshmallows as she is vegetarian and they contain pork gelatine. Doh! – back to square one…

Hot chocolate – iPhone XR