27 Days Of Dry January (Almost There)

It’s been 27 days with no alcohol and I am not only incredibly smug about this fact, I also feel like a different person compared to a month ago. After an extended festive season it wasn’t hard to turn down the alcohol at the start of January and now after almost four weeks I feel pretty proud of myself for doing so. There have been … Continue reading 27 Days Of Dry January (Almost There)

Chocolate Covered Flapjacks

Buttery, sugary flapjacks are indulgent enough on their own so adding a layer of chocolate isn’t really needed but that’s never stopped me before. The extra layer of chocolate finishes off this gooey flapjacks and takes them to the next level. Flapjacks are one of the easiest (and quickest) things to make as all you need is; butter, oats, golden syrup and brown sugar. They’re … Continue reading Chocolate Covered Flapjacks

Chocolate Chip Cookies

A cookie jar is something that one day I hope to have stocked at all times in case of emergencies, friends popping over unannounced or – let’s be honest – when I’m in need of something comforting and sugar-loaded to eat. There’s something ultimately reassuring about a cookie, which is oh so slightly larger than the British biscuit, with a softer and chewier consistency. The … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m Not Sure About You Dry January

It’s day seven and apart from a few periods of sickness I can’t remember the last time I willingly went this long without alcohol, and it feels really good (spoiler; this is a very smug post). In the past week the benefits have been almost immediate and it’s not been too much of a struggle not to reach for a glass of wine after successfully … Continue reading I’m Not Sure About You Dry January