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Make Eat Get Read Go – November ’16

November has truly flown by busy with both work, family engagements, a week of delightful sickness (many parenting badges earned that week…) and a child-free jaunt to London. Make – No knead bread The colder weather is perfect for soup and some beautifully crisp bread to dip in it but I’d fallen out of the […]

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North Norfolk with a toddler

Four months after we went on holiday I finally get to finish the blog post. Better late than never! Our holidays have changed over the years. Yes we still like to stay in places that aren’t carbon copy or run of the mill, but we also like quiet places where we can keep ourselves to […]

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Make Eat Get Read Go – October 2016

It’s amazing how quickly the weather and seasons can change. When I wrote September’s post short-sleeves and sandals were still being worn, 30 days later we’re defrosting the car before heading to work. Make – Chocolate Banana Bread You can never go wrong with Nigella recipes and I’d go as far to say her top one […]

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Is this the end of Great British Bake Off?

  I have no qualms in confessing I’ve been a fan of GBBO since the start and was approached by the BBC for series 1. I turned them down as at the time I was not eligible to apply due to my job.  I can distinctly remember going to the Good Food Show in the NEC between […]

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Make Eat Get Read Go – September 2016

It would seem it’s been a rather long time since I last wrote one of these. September has been the month of tightening the purse strings after a summer holiday, building work on the house and the awkward pay packet period you get when you’re between jobs. It’s been very much one of making our […]

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Rio Brazil 2016 Olympic Cupcakes

It doesn’t seem like 4 years ago that we were gearing up to London 2012; now it’s Rio’s turn to host the Olympic Games. Back in 2012 a local school asked me to run an Olympic themed cupcake workshop for their summer holiday club. This week I was back to repeat the workshop with a […]

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The blogging drought is over… I promise.

  The Butcher Baker Baby blogging drought may be over. Believe it or not the blog is getting close to 10 years old and the Baby of the blog has turned two. How did that happen?! The last year has been a busy one. There has been lots of sitting tight and waiting for the […]

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