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Happy World Baking Day!

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Yay! Today was World Baking Day. It’s a fairly popular day, but I hope it’s also obscure enough to count towards Goal #36 on my list!

Biscotti 1

The premise behind World Baking Day is that those who love baking will pledge to bake something for someone in their lives, and give a reason. I would’ve liked to have baked for Ninja, as a token of my appreciation for how hard he’s been working as my provider, but… well… to bake something he’d truly enjoy, I’d have to bake little more than a plain vanilla cake! And of course I wanted to be a bit more adventurous than that 😉

So I’ve decided to bake for my parents and my colleagues: my parents coz they’ve helped us have a new home, and my work team just coz they’re such a great bunch of people 🙂

To celebrate this occasion I chose to try out a new recipe from a trusted source: Sharon Glass’s delicious book Sweet Endings. I picked her White Chocolate Coffee Biscotti, and for a good (though strange) reason. During my battle with eczema over the last few months, I’ve begun discovering a few dietary triggers that seem to cause my skin to flare up noticeably.

For the recipe and more, keep reading…

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The Sunshine Blog Award

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Now here’s an award that’s just made for the Sunshine Scrapbook :mrgreen:

Dear Lou from the beautiful and popular Lou’s Labyrinth generously nominated my little blog for the Sunshine Blog Award! Thank you so much, Lou 🙂

The Sunshine Blog Award

The Sunshine Blog Award

The rules of the game are as follows:
1. Link back to your nominator.
2. Add the award image to your page.
3. Share 7 facts about yourself.
4. Nominate 5–10 other blogs (and let them know).

 

Seven random facts about me

  1. I love dogs but am not overly fond of Rottweilers; probably because I was bitten by one as a kid.
  2. I absolutely adore my birthday 😀
  3. My dream home is a log cabin in a forest clearing.
  4. As a kid my favourite series was Farthing Wood Friends.
  5. I’ve recently developed a miserable allergic reaction to caffeine: my upper lip gets itchy and flaky 😕
  6. My favourite Bollywood movie is Kal Ho Naa Ho.
  7. Yesterday I slammed my fingers in a closing magnetic door. Owwww!

 

Some sunny blogs I can recommend

  1. http://talkkindnesstome.com/
  2. http://themarriedtravellers.wordpress.com/
  3. http://arielinkawaiiland.wordpress.com/
  4. http://chezcateylou.com/
  5. http://huongie.wordpress.com/

 

Well, the sun has long since set where I am, so off I go 🙂