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Layered Salad

This rather fab-looking salad takes a bit of preparation time, but is well worth the effort. Make it as big, or as small as you like, and change the layers according to your own tastes. The key is to serve it in a bowl that shows off your incredible culinary skills!

Learning to Speak Chicken

I have realised, to my absolute horror, that I am now completely fluent in “Chicken”. Let me just remind you that it was NOT my idea to get 3 chickens (Itchy, Scratchy and Dusty) in the first place. I had merely agreed to buying Kayla a new puppy, and somehow ended up coming home with two Jack Russells instead of one, and 3 chickens instead of new seedlings for my garden. 

Male Panel - How to Find Love and Keep the Spark Alive

Whether you want to know how to find someone (decent) to hook your friend up with or need suggestions on how to keep the spark alive in your marriage, my Male Panel has the answers!

Mocha Sauce

Seeing as though you LOVED my Toffee Sauce recipe, here is another phenomenal ice-cream sauce to add to your repertoire. The best part (other than the taste) is that it keeps for weeks in the fridg

Nutella Banana Bread

If you are even VAGUELY tempted to bake something yummy this weekend - then this should be your go-to recipe! Best eaten straight out of the oven when the chocolate is still warm and gooey - this w

Opinions from the Male Panel

The Male Panel tells us what they THINK women want and when your interest may be taken as a little bit stalkerish!

Question 1: You guys are obviously expe

Oreo Pudding

This has to be THE easiest and most sinfully delicious dessert ever - and the best part is licking the various bowls and spoons while you compile it.  OHMYGOSH but it is sooooo yummy!

Pretzel Rolls

I do love eating healthily in winter. Said no woman ever. So I plan on making these soft, chewy, fresh-out-the-oven Pretzel Rolls on Sunday when my mother-in-law gets back from the UK! Comments fro

Relationships with Age Gaps and Women with Issues

The Male Panel gives us their point of view on whether age is just a number when it comes to relationships, and what female "issues" drive them away.

Review: Into The Darkest Corner

My shattered nerves, but this has to be one of THE most disturbing and riveting books I have ever read. My older (thinner and more beautiful) sister brought it with her on holiday, and having watched her become completely undone with each page she turned, I had to read it too! Do yourself a favour and get your hands on a copy (along with a prescription of sleeping pills).