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Bake Off Bakealong - A lack of baking and a FREE recipe!

Hello there!

I'm sorry for my prolonged absence from this blog.  Honestly, there's so much going on and just not enough hours in the day for me to keep all the plates spinning.  I'm going to write a much longer post about life and balance and filters but that's not for now.  For now, I wanted to update you on my Bake Off Bakealong (not that you knew I was doing one!) and provide you with a FREE recipe!

So each year  I have the grand idea of baking along to the GBBO.  I pick one challenge from each week and bake one thing each week.  Simple, right?

Well, true to form  I've already fallen waaaay behind.  I am only on week 2 and haven't actually managed to watch any of this year's GBBO yet!

I also "cheated" in week 2 and just made my go-to recipe:  Mary Berry's Lemon Drizzle Tray Bake.  Honestly it works to perfection every time!

But week 1 was biscuit week.  No way was I going to do a self portrait of myself in biscuits.  Viewers of the podcast …

REVIEW! My Pick of the Podcasts, Summer Edition

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Hello there, dear readers!

I'm being super organised this week and sitting down on a gloomy British bank holiday Monday (just as it should be!) to write the first post of September.  Viewers of The Project Bag Podcast will know by now that I'm not actually around this weekend, but I couldn't leave you without a post and thought, as I've discovered so many great new podcasts (some genuinely new, some new to me) lately it was time I did my summer edition of the Pick of the Podcasts series.

Goodness it feels weird to be sitting here on 27th August, writing to people as though on the 2nd September, referring to my current self in the past tense and my future self in the present tense.  Can you follow that?  Haha me either, reading it back!  Anyway, let's get on with it, shall we?

I've got so many podcasts to share with you this time.  Not long after I published my last review, I started watching Taking Back Fridays, and also discovered the joys of Cozying up with t…