• Desserts,  Kids Favourites

    Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes

    As promised yesterday here it is the recipe for the Pumpkin Cupcakes. I know they don’t look as great as others but it is my first time and the taste is incredible so i can be forgiven don’t you think? Ingredients for buns: 60 gr of pumpkin puree 250 gr plain flour 5 small eggs 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 cup soft brown sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract Ingredients for the topping: 150 gr of butter at the room temperature 50 gr icing sugar 3 tbsp of orange juice straight from a fresh orange  …

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    What are you up to this Halloween?

    When i was a child i didn’t know what Halloween was and of course because of that i didn’t celebrate it either. I first heard about Halloween just after the Romanian revolution when lots of TV channels started to appear out of the blue and of course the movies came around as well. The first ever movie about Halloween was the movie “Halloween” of course with Jamie Lee Curtis. I am sure that probably everybody in the western world already watched it but if you didn’t have the chance then i am highly  recommend it. In England, Halloween is celebrated everywhere and kids look forward to it as it means…

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    Our Halloween

    This year is the first time my daughter is asking about things like Halloween and Christmas. I think she was aware last year  but now she is excited even. So since she started learning about Halloween at nursery she started requesting a pumpkin and a witch costume. Last Saturday we went to the super market and bought a pumpkin and an angel costume as unfortunately all the witch dresses were all sold out! Here is the picture with the carved pumpkin: Please note that i didn’t have any involvement in carving the pumpkin. Daddy and boogie done it all and i think they’ve done quite a good job! And here…

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    Pregnancy diary week 35

    There are only 5 weeks left to my due date! Where did the time go? Why is time passing so quick? In a way I am looking forward to the end if tis pregnancy as I am so big and out of breath! Plus I’m looking forward to meet my new baby. My new baby daughter. On the other hand I know that I will miss the bump and my daughters kicks. She is such an active little baby, exactly like her sister. Boogie is also looking forward to meet her sister. Because she knows that baby will arrive before Christmas she keeps asking how long is left until Christmas.…