Makes and Bakes

Spicy cookies

These spicy gingery cookies always disappear very quickly in our house. They always make me think of Christmas as they spread a delicious spicy scent around the kitchen but we eat them all year round. I adapted the recipe from one that my mum has been making for years and added extra ginger and cinnamon… Continue reading Spicy cookies

Makes and Bakes

Energy bite adventures…

I have been spending some time over the past couple of days experimenting with new energy bite combinations to keep in the freezer. I have tried so many combinations and all have been delicious. The basic idea is that you add something sticky to bind your ingredients together like dates or peanut butter for example… Continue reading Energy bite adventures…

Life in New Zealand, Makes and Bakes, Reflecting, The Fun Project

Living a more adventurous life…

   When was the last time you tried something new? Lots of experts in the field of positive psychology (the happiness experts) recommend trying new things as a useful strategy if you are trying to become happier, so it's a question I ask myself regularly.  It is funny how quickly we become settled and fixed… Continue reading Living a more adventurous life…