Simple ways to brighten dark days

Simple ways to brighten dark days

Spring and winter have begun their annual tussle. And although yesterday's initial frostiness was quickly followed by sunlight and bright skies, there are still days when it's perpetually grey outside and the house is gloomy. I wrote some posts about simple ways to cheer dark days a couple of years ago, and although spring is [...]

More simple ways to brighten dark days – cranberry and chocolate cookies

More simple ways to brighten dark days – cranberry and chocolate cookies

Stir up Sunday has been and gone and Advent is upon us. Time to start enjoying some festive flavours. My recent haul of vintage china from the "everything a pound" stall at the local market included a pretty plate, so I baked a batch of biscuits as an excuse to use it. These cookies are [...]