Quick and Easy White Chocolate and Malteser Cheesecake

Biscuits, white chocolate, maltesers, double cream, cream cheese… What’s not to like?

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Is it really New Years Resolution time? Maybe going to the gym at least 3 times a week? No. Not eating as much chocolate? Definitely not. This year my only resolution is to have no New Years Resolutions. Why? Because I know that it’d get to the second week of January and they’d already have fallen by the wayside.

Neither will I spend Christmas looking back over 2016, worrying about how fast the time is flying, how I’m yet another year older with extra wrinkles seemingly appearing every day. So what I’ve decided to do instead is think of my Top 5 reasons for looking forward to 2017…

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Why all I want for Christmas is … poop!

This time last year, all I wanted for Christmas was a baby cooking nicely inside my tummy; and wonderfully I found out on the 30th of December 2015 that there was. However, way back then, the pre-baby me had no idea how much my motherhood life would be ruled by bodily functions. Did I ever envisage myself taking a picture of my baby’s poo filled nappy to show the health visitor? Or Googling the words ‘baby’s green poo’? Or being delighted to hear a burp multiple times a day? No! My pre-baby self is thinking, ‘What kind of weirdo have you turned into? Stop it right now!’

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Baby without boundaries – our first family holiday abroad

Along with the obligatory sun, sea and sand, pre-baby holidays for me and my hubby were all about adventure, tanning time, a book or two, and of course sampling of the local tipples – but was that all about to change? I knew post-baby travel was bound to be different, but how? Here’s my 5 top tips for travelling abroad with a little one.

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