• Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

    So, I am a terribly unorganised blogger.  I usually forget to take photos of baked goods for recipes, and when I do remember I’ve usually missed the natural goodness of daylight so they look terrible.  Anyway, I’m pretty impressed with myself today as I absolutely remembered to take (lots) of pics while I was baking!  So now you get to…

  • Turbo Twenty-Three – Janet Evanovich

    Release date: 15 November 2016 Rating: ★★★★★★★ – 7/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Turbo Twenty-Three (Stephanie Plum series #23) blurb: Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has been on countless crime scenes, but this is definitely a first.  Her fleeing target has left behind a truck loaded with ice cream and a dead body – frozen solid and covered in chocolate and…

  • Vegan buttercream frosting

    Now, it is a little known fact (which I like to tell people about) that Oreo cookies are vegan-friendly.  I’m not sure if this is by design, or by accident, but it certainly make decorating (non-butter) buttercream frosting easier!  You can chop Oreos in half and add them to the top of the cupcakes for that little bit of extra…

  • Stephanie Plum series – Janet Evanovich

    Release date (book 1): 26 August 1994 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link One for the Money (Stephanie Plum book 1) blurb: Stephanie Plum is down on her luck.  She’s lost her job, her car’s on the brink of repossession, and her apartment is fast becoming furniture-free. Enter Cousin Vinnie, a low-life who runs a bail-bond company.  If Stephanie can bring…