22 January 2020 Lorraine 2Comment

I must admit it’s been a rough start to the year. There have been a few incidents that have triggered the trauma from my past. You always think you have dealt with issues but a lot of them are still deep down in our subconscious mind. I never really had therapy for my childhood issues and my violent past. Keeping it bottled up is really not good for our sanity. It always comes back to bite us. I am making a real effort to go for some therapy and deal with my trauma head on. So I can put it…

9 January 2020 Lorraine 2Comment

Snowballs is a sweet treat we grew up eating. It was these delicious little round cakes with a hard icing in the centre and coconut all around.  I remember those days when my mum used to buy us Wareings Snowballs and donuts with mock cream in the middle. It was a treat we looked forward to.  Whatever happened to Wareings. Then I remember my office days when I worked in corporate (giving my age again) all the hungry young boys bought Snowballs when they wanted a treat. They loved dipping it in milk. We have bakeries that still bake Snowballs…

29 December 2019 Lorraine

When life gives you overripe bananas you make delicious Banana Chocolate Nut Muffins. I am trying to be good with my eating habits but being a food blogger just doesn’t help. These muffins I guess are not too bad, I think they could pass as healthy. After all it is filled with good stuff like bananas, walnuts and dark chocolate (wasn’t dark chocolate supposed to be good for you!!!) . That sorts the guilt out….haha! Give me a muffin, with a smear of butter any day and I’m happy. It’s so comforting to wake up to the smell of freshly…