Coconut Caramel Shortbread with White Chocolate

Coconut Caramel Shortbread with White Chocolate

Today there is another teenager in my house.

A male one this time.

That means funny smells, pimples, posters of scantily clad women on the walls, grunting where words would suffice, trousers half way down the butt and worse of all GIRLFRIENDS!

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White Chocolate Brownies with Raspberries

It’s going to be short and sweet today. My kids are on their May half-term and I have promised less blogging and more family time this week. It’s easy to get distracted by it all as many bloggers have already commented.

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Here’s What I Did Instead

I hate lists. Really hate them. They remind me at the beginning of the day what needs to be achieved; and then at the end of the day all that hasn’t.

Here’s a sample of what might appear, if I did in fact make lists.

Unload dishwasher
Put on a load of washing
Vacuum kitchen floor
Make beds
Tidy up kid’s bedrooms
Sort through the pile of ironing
Decide menu for Saturday’s dinner party
Fill out permission slip for son’s school trip
Buy daughter new piano book
Order school trousers for son online
Return over-due books to library
Shopping list: bananas, skimmed milk, orange juice, rubbish bags

Okay you get the point. Not that exciting, right?  

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