My Life with S

A Snapshot From Our Weekend 2015-10-20

weekend-snapshot
We had a late, lazy weekend; S was very impressed with herself, having gotten dressed before me on both days!
toddler-making-mincemeat
 I had promised her the nightbefore that when we got up, we would do some mixing. She didn’t let me forget, so we set about making some Christmas mincemeat.
toddler-kitchen-helper
 S was really into the weighing part, and watching the numbers creep up!
homemade-mincemeat
The mincemeat, ready to rest for 12 hours in the corner. I think S was a little disappointed in how boring and inedible it would be – and the lack of cake!
apples
While we were making mincemeat our friend Sam brought us some apples from the tree in her garden. S was very excited by this; she thinks Sam lives on a farm because the last two times we’ve seen her, she’s taken us to a farm.
making-apple-cake
Since there was no munching to be done with our morning of cookery, and we had a lot of apples ot use up, we made apple cake. It was a bit tricky to stir, on account of all the apples – but S gave it a good shot.
licking-the-bowl
Of course, the best part of baking any cake is the part where the bowl needs cleaning… shortly after this, she had her head in the bowl.
apple-cake
Here’s our finished cake. It was a bit lush.

how was your weekend?

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7 Comments
  • Dawn & Bean

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    Love making my own mince meat and the best part of cooking is always licking the bowl clean. #Pointshoot

  • mackenzie glanville

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    Oh how cute, I can't blame her for wanting to put her head in the bowl #pointshoot

    1. Vicky Charles

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      lol she needed a shower that night - it was in her hair and everywhere!

  • Baby Isabella

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    The apple cake looks delicious! We had a quiet weekend too as I wasn't very well. Sometimes it's nice to stay in the house in PJs! Popping over from #PointShoot Baby Isabella recently posted...My Autumn MandalaMy Profile

    1. Vicky Charles

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      Oh, no - I hope you're feeling better now? The apple cake is a bit delicious!

  • Amy @ Mr and Mrs T Plus Three

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    Oh she is so cute and what a fab learning experience. I can't believe you make your own mincemeat I bet it is so much more delicious! Rose is always super chuffed with herself when she gets dressed before anyone else :) Thanks so much for linking up to #PointShoot (I am standing in for Em this week!) x Amy @ Mr and Mrs T Plus Three recently posted...Imagine the possibilities with BarbieMy Profile

    1. Vicky Charles

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      Thanks Amy. The mincemeat is really easy and great for children to join in with; S is really chuffed with the jars on the side now!

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