Christmas, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rich Fruit Cake Recipe { DIY Wedding Cake, Traditional Christmas Cake }

In the years since I first shared my Rich Fruit Cake recipe I've become more cautious about avoiding Dairy (I was born with a Dairy Allergy) and also avoiding Gluten (I have the MTHFR gene mutation and enriched flour is a big no-no).  After a little experimentation I can safely say that my original recipe… Continue reading Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rich Fruit Cake Recipe { DIY Wedding Cake, Traditional Christmas Cake }

Random Ramblings

Living in the Past and the Future, but not the Present…

I'm mulling over some ongoing patterns in my thinking and behaviour around life and big life changes. I have a terrible habit of romanticizing a place both before living there (so when making the decision to move there) and after living there (so when preparing to pack up and leave for a different location).  This… Continue reading Living in the Past and the Future, but not the Present…

Australia, Random Ramblings, Travel, United Kingdom

Putting Down Roots

...but where?  -- and do we really, truly want to? When you've lived most of your life reaching for a better life, making one decision after another in the pursuit of financial security for your family, it comes as a bit of a shock when you're finally there!  Our lives up until this point have… Continue reading Putting Down Roots